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urinary retention medication

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
Many types: There are many types of medications that can potentiate retention. The most common are decongestants such as Sudafed, which can increase urinary sphi ... Read More
Dr. James Lin
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Many ...: Any drugs that can decrease bladder muscle contractability & urinary sphincter relaxation, together tipping over the coordination of sphincter and ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ask your doc: about the possibility of a social phobia called Paruresis (bashful bladder). Here's a link http://search.myway.com/search/redirect.jhtml?action=pick ... Read More
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: You need to see your clinician for an evaluation and treatment plan. Maybe you have a bladder stone, maybe there is bladder muscle function problems, ... Read More
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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