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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Licker
49 years experience Urology
Use of Bethanechol: It may work to treat retention, but it depends on the reason for urinary retention. It is not indicated if the inability ro void is due to BPH, howeve ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaspreet Singh
18 years experience Urology
May help: Bethanechol maybe used for urinary retention that occurs after being administered anesthesia. In my experience not a great medication to treat this co ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Inability to urinate: Or inability to fully empty bladder. Urine is retained.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many causes: Recent surgery/anesthesia bladder outlet obstruction medications neurologic disorders (multiple sclerosus, for example) diabetes infection.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Catheterization as: An emergency. Then cause must be treated. Antibiotics if due to infection. Medication or surgery if due to prostatic obstruction. Urethrotomy or ureth ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Urinary retention: Antidepressants with strong anticholinergic actions such as trazodone & elavil, (amitriptyline) in large doses or in susceptible individuals. This is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many reasons: It may be related to anesthesia, medications, or the type of surgery you had. If the surgery was done near the bladder, you are more likely to have t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
28 years experience Urology
Urology Office: After failure of meds you may benefit from minimally invasive treatment using microwave etc. If you are in true retention it is an indication for a T ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
22 years experience Urology
Various causes: Often, this occurs after pelvic surgery (hernia or hemorrhoid, for example). Less often, spinal or nerve dysfunction.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
28 years experience Urology
No urine = quickly: If you're not able to urinate you are in retention. Otherwise you need a bladder scan/ultrasound to determine how well you're emptying. For more: @t ... Read More
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