What happens during uroflowmetry for people with urinary problems?

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During uroflowmetry, which can be part of urodynamic testing for urinary problems, you start with a full bladder and urinate into a funnel at a special urinal or commode that automatically measures the amount you produce and the rate of the flow. A slow flow might indicate an obstruction in the urethra or a weak bladder muscle. This test is quick and noninvasive.

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