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What can happen if you hold your pee?

I have a bad habit of holding the urge to urinate for long periods of time. Need to know what kind of problems this could have on my body.

Related Topics: Urination

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First, holding your urine tends to become quite uncomfortable. Second, if you are female, this can lead to urine stagnation and a urinary tract infection.

This is a bad habit. Pee when your body sends you the signal to do so, assuming you are in the proper place!

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