Not completely emptying bladder

Patient

Q: I am a 28 year old female, 106 pounds, 5 feet, moderately active, fit and in good health. For the past month, I've noticed that nearly every time I urinate, after the mainstream is completed, I can continue to sit on the toilet, massage my bladder and urinate a short stream. After a few seconds and more massaging, I can do this again and again for almost 20 minutes. Even when I finally stand up, I still feel like I have not completely emptied my bladder. I have recently been tested for a UTI and the test was negative. Is this something I should be concerned about?

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