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urgency

noun crisis, critical situation, crucial situation, dire necessity, emergency, exigency, expeditious need, hurried need, immediate need, importance, instant need, matter of life and death, necessity, pressing need, urgent need
Associated concepts: good samaritan laws, in extremis, stay of execution, statute of limitations, temporary restraining order
See also: coercion, compulsion, dispatch, emergency, exigency, force, haste, importance, necessity, need, pressure, priority, requirement, stress
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Catching ovarian cancer early requires each woman to heed the symptoms: bloating, pelvic or abdominal pain, urinary urgency or frequency, and difficulty eating or feeling full quickly.
Stimulation helps relieve symptoms of urinary urgency and urge incontinence.
Persistent nighttime urinary urgency impairs one's ability to properly sleep.
Unfortunately, ureteral stents are inherently uncomfortable and often cause symptoms of urinary urgency and frequency, pain with urination, and bloody urination.
PBS/IC is characterized by bladder pain, urinary urgency and nocturia where few IC treatments exist and no approved therapies are available for PBS.
Pelvic and abdominal pain, urinary urgency and frequency, increased abdominal size and bloating, and early satiety were symptoms significantly associated with cases more often than controls.
One small clinical trial involving 41 people with MS found that acupuncture reduced the amount of urine retained in the bladder and decreased urinary urgency.
A 19-year-old man presented with gross hematuria and urinary urgency.
The key is not to ignore persistent or very frequent symptoms, such as# bloating or feeling full # increase in abdomen size # weight loss # changes in bowel or bladder pattern that are consistent or progressive # back or abdominal pain indigestion # abnormal bleeding from the vagina (this is uncommon, but should always be reported to your GP) Bloating, urinary urgency, and increased abdominal size are the most common of these symptoms.
Urge, defined as involuntary loss of urine associated with a strong sensation of urinary urgency.
By definition, interstitial cystitis (IC) is a chronic irritable bladder condition manifested by varying degrees of urinary urgency, frequency, and bladder/pelvic pain that tend to occur together in the absence of other more common, identifiable causes (for example, gynecologic conditions and so on).
Despite alleviation of their uterine bleeding, 60% (172) of the women reported postoperative chronic pelvic pain, along with urinary urgency and frequency, dysuria, rectal pain, perineal pain, dysmenorrhea, decreased sexual intimacy, and decreased quality of life.