What Really Happens When You Hold Your Pee Too Long?

by Frank Lea | January 17, 2016 1:50 pm

If you’ve been holding your pee too long[1], then you should continue reading!

dance[2]

‘The bladder’s kind of like a pond,’ Gerald Timm, a urological researcher at the University of Minnesota, told Popular Science[3]. ‘Not draining properly allows bacteria to build up, and that leads to infection.’

And while it’s very, very rare that your bladder would physically burst, it’s not totally impossible – but this would only really happen if you had another pre-existing bladder condition.

I share because you’ve probably waited way too long at least once, especially in long lines at a ball game or super market.

captain just go[4]

Endnotes:
  1. holding your pee too long: http://metro.co.uk/2016/01/17/what-actually-happens-if-you-hold-your-pee-in-for-way-too-long-5627688/#ixzz3xVBgbiIe
  2. [Image]: https://rightwingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/dance.gif
  3. told Popular Science: http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-05/fyi-can-bladder-actually-burst
  4. [Image]: https://rightwingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/captain-just-go.jpg

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