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A 29-year-old member asked:

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.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What's urinary retention?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Inability to urinate: Or inability to fully empty bladder. Urine is retained.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Where is chronic urinary retention treated?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Urology 29 years experience
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 TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate).For more: @thepeedoc www.Peedoc.Com.

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