A 29-year-old member asked:
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how is urinary retention treated?

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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 urethroplasty if due to urethral stricture. Enema or stool disimpaction if due to constipation. Intermittent catheterization for neurogenic bladder dysfunction. Bladder suspension for prolapse. Valve resection for posterior or anterior urethral valves.
Answered on Sep 8, 2018

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