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Do symptoms like urine retention go away quickly?

Do symptoms like urine retention go away quickly?

After treatment: Depends upon cause. Urinary retention due to constipation/fecal impaction (not common) will resolce once impacted stool is removed. Also if caused by infection. Most cases of retention develop over time & don't go quickly. Ur from an enlarged prostate may resolve slowly on medication or quickly surgery.(my preference). Need to discuss this with your dr. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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I've been taking Celexa (citalopram) 40MG and I don't feel good. Headaches, neck pain, flu like symptoms, urine retention, and IBS. Will this go away?

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I've been taking Celexa (citalopram) 40MG and I don't feel good. Headaches, neck pain, flu like symptoms, urine retention, and IBS. Will this go away?

Here are some ...: Nowadays, over and unnecessarily medicating has been commonplace to meet the demand of political correctness and money-making; almost 1/3 of medical visits are for iatrogenic disorders; and less often people will talk about healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession as the foundation of all healthcare. So, see and work closely together with her/him to maximize benefit of medical care. ...Read more

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Having a pain pump implanted for life. Now will all the side effects go away? Constipation, and feeling drugged. Also will urine retention go away to

Having a pain pump implanted for life. Now will all the side effects go away? Constipation,  and feeling drugged. Also will urine retention go away to

Ask your doc!: I don't mean to be rude but your questions should have been asked prior to agreeing to undergo procedure. The answer depends upon what's being pumped in. If narcotics or opioids, then no one ever gets over constipation (sorry!). Good news is that you can develop tolerance to sedation ; feeling drugged. Urinary retention is problematic as it can also be due to enlarged prostate in add'n to opioids. ...Read more

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Does urine retention usually cause many symptoms?

Does urine retention usually cause many symptoms?

Yes: Retention can be partial or complete. Obviously if one cannot void at all the bladder can only stretch so far until it becomes very painful. When someone can empty partially but leave more than 100 cc behind, then frequency of voids increases along with the risk of uti. The cause should be found- most older women have a fallen bladder, and younger ones can have spasms in the pelvic floor muscles. ...Read more

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Is Neurogenic Bladder URINE RETENTION can cause RBC in Urine as high as 20-30Hpf? and What other symptoms it can cause like pain? Thank You Very Much

Is Neurogenic Bladder URINE RETENTION can cause RBC in Urine as high as 20-30Hpf? and What other symptoms it can cause like pain? 
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Here are some...: Nerve-damage-related bladder dysfunction leading to urinary retention alone would not cause red blood cells in urine, but its related events such as UTI, catheterilization, etc. will. Going beyond the 400-letter limit, please review Hematuria in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html & article in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Then you can work with doc so to reach right diagnosis for... ...Read more

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Can you tell me if ya bladder is malfunction and you have urine retention where does the urine go?

Can you tell me if ya bladder is malfunction and you have urine retention where does the urine go?

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 severe cases, your kidneys can lose function because the urine made in the kidneys then can't leave the body. In men, the most common cause is an enlarged prostate. Loss of bladder contractility is another cause. See a urologist. ...Read more

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How can I treat urine retention?

How can I treat urine retention?

Depends: The treatment will depend on the cause. You need to see your doctor for evaluation - treatments could be antibiotics, bladder stimulants, intermittent catheterization, surgery, or other means - depending on the cause for your retention. ...Read more

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What drugs cause urine retention?

What drugs cause urine retention?

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), Pseudoephedrine (actifed, afrin, drixoral, sudafed, triaminic), and phenylpropanolamine (acutrim, dexatrim, phenoxine, prolamine). Sometimes narcotics can slow the muscle in the bladder and cause difficulty emptying. ...Read more

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Does urine retention resolve over time?

Does urine retention resolve over time?

See below: Difficult to answer, what is the cause of the retention ? If it is due to reversible causes , then the answer is yes. ...Read more

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