lower urinary tract symptoms

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lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) (loh-er) pl. n. symptoms occuring during urine storage, voiding, or immediately after, including frequency, urgency, nocturia, incontinence, hesitation, intermittency, terminal dribble, dysuria, and postmicturition dribble. These symptoms may be due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (see prostate gland), detrusor overactivity, excessive drinking, diuresis due to poorly controlled diabetes, or a urethral stricture.