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What is chronic urine retention

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends: The treatment will depend on the cause. You need to see your doctor for evaluation - treatments could be antibiotics, bladder stimulants, intermitten... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUNanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Some bladder meds: So called "anticholinergic" drugs are used to treat urge incontinence toprevent bladder muscle from contracting involuntarily. Sometimes, it can lead... Read More
Dr. Robert Harris
Urogynecology 31 years experience
Drugs and bladder: Drugs used for colds or diets sometimes act to tighten the urinary channel and block the flow of urine; Ephedrine (kondon's nasal, pretz-d), Pseudoeph... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Cause based: It depends in the cause of urinary retention. ? Prolapsed uterus ( usually in older pts), weak bladder. Will need urology evaluation including urody... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No usually ...: Almost all patients with urinary retention, developed either chronically on the street / at home or acutely in the hospital, will catch or draw a time... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 9 years experience
The answer is yes.: Yes! one of the main complication of chronic urinary retention is kidney damage. If urine backs up into the kidneys, permanent kidney damage can lead... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Big difference: Interstitial cystitis is a problem where the lining of the bladder is dysfunctional and allows urine to "leak" into the muscle of the bladder causing ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
Hepatology 34 years experience
Yes: This can happen. You should call your doctor right away to let them know.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
Urology 26 years experience
Stays in bladder: With urinary retention, the bladder is not able to be emptied. This causes the bladder to enlarge and distend, resulting in pain and discomfort. In ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Bladder blocked: Your bladder gets bigger till it either bursts or it backs up into your kidneys and kills them. You do not want this. Discuss with your Dr.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Need to see your Dr: 33 yr old having urinary retention need investigation to find the cause , which could be simple bladder infection to complex neurological diseases . ... Read More

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