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What medication can cause urinary retention (difficulty peeing) as a side effect?

What medication can cause urinary retention (difficulty peeing) as a side effect?

Many types: There are many types of medications that can potentiate retention. The most common are decongestants such as Sudafed, which can increase urinary sphincter tone. Antihistamines, taken for allergies, may cause less bladder contractility. Anticholinergic preparations, taken for overactive bladder symptoms (urgency/frequency) can also make it more difficult to empty the bladder. Read more

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I am 25 y.o. & am having urinary retention. I have WBC in the urine, no bacteria, the rest of my UA is WNL. No pain/burning, no urgency or frequency. No new medications. Able to start a stream spontaneously but unable to void much and must bear down very

I am 25 y.o. & am having urinary retention. I have WBC in the urine, no bacteria, the rest of my UA is WNL. No pain/burning, no urgency or frequency. No new medications. Able to start a stream spontaneously but unable to void much and must bear down very

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, maybe its medication that you are taking. And there are many other possible causes. Do get checked. Thankfully, you are not having any other problems from it yet. Hope that helps. Read more

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How much should I worry about urinary retention?

How much should I worry about urinary retention?

Don't worry: Never worth worrying about medical problems unless they concern a loved one or friend.Urinary retention can always be treated and virtually never due to a malignancy. Ur in women can be caused by severe stool impaction, cystocele or uterine prolapse & correctable. Due to neurogenic bladder will need to be managed by intermittent catheterization. Surgery will cure if male with prostate enlargement. Read more

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When should you see a dr about urinary retention?

When should you see a dr about urinary retention?

Soon: The inability to void the bladder completely can have multiple causes. You need a diagnosis. Urinary retention leads commonly to bladder infections and also possibly to kidney infections. High degrees can impact kidney function. See your doctor. Read more

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How can I tell if I'm experiencing urinary retention?

How can I tell if I'm experiencing urinary retention?

Depends: Acute urinary retention, or the inability to void at all, is extremely uncomfortable and makes itself known. He more concerning thing long term is silent worsening of chronic retention, or incomplete bladder emptying. This can cause severe bladder and, more importantly, kidney damage. If you don't think you empty your bladder after voiding, then seek out a urologist to help determine your risk. Read more

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What to do about my chronic urinary retention and pain?

Urologist: See a urologist for evaluation. This will likely involve an office cystoscopy and possibly urodynamics testing. Read more

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Can you tell me how anesthesia causes urinary retention?

Urinary retention: Some part of nervous system Sympathetic is suppress and parasympathetic become active. So imbalance of control develope Read more

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Can clomipramine cause urinary retention?

Yes: Clomipramine has anticholinergic side effects which can lead to urinary retention. Other side effects include dry mouth, blurry vision, constipation and cognitive dulling. Read more

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Can constipation cause urinary retention?

Rarely: Severe stool impaction can cause urinary retention especially in chidren. A large hard bolus of stool can compress thethra ; even push up the bladder neck. Such patients usually need a manual stool disimpaction followed by vigorous enemas ; should consult with a gastroenterologist if they have not previously done so. Read more

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Can constipation cause urinary retention?

Can constipation cause urinary retention?

Yes: Sometimes there is enough stool in the colon and the bowel becomes enlarged enough so that it can mechanically obstruct the outflow of the urinary tract/bladder. Work to keep stool soft and formed with generous daily water intake, dietary fiber and exercise:) Read more

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Must I call my doctor if I have acute urinary retention?

Go to ER: If you can't urinate, go to er or your urologists office immediately. For more: @thepeedoc www. Peedoc. Com. Read more

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Does ocean spray cran-apple help with urinary retention?

Does ocean spray cran-apple help with urinary retention?

No: Cranberry changes the ph so that there is less chances for an infection in the urinary tract. Read more

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Could chronic urinary retention lead to a urinary tract infection?

Could chronic urinary retention lead to a urinary tract infection?

Yes: Bacteria can grow efficiently inside the bladder if the bladder is not completely emptied on a regular basis. Read more

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Can you tell me if I have chronic urinary retention can it lead to a urinary tract infection?

Yes it can: Important part of eliminating bacteria & preventing bladder infections is complete bladder emptying thus depriving bacteria of nourishment & eliminating ability to continually reproduce. Thus bacteria are able to reproduce, have time to attatch to bladder lining & feed in presence of urinary retention & thus have a suitable environment to encourage UTIs. Read more

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Can you tell me if you have chronic urinary retention can it lead to a urinary tract infection?

Yes it can: Important part of eliminating bacteria & preventing bladder infections is complete bladder emptying thus depriving bacteria of nourishment & eliminating ability to continually reproduce. Thus bacteria are able to reproduce, have time to attatch to bladder lining & feed in presence of urinary retention & thus have a suitable environment to encourage UTIs. Read more

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What could cause suddenly urinary retention in a 16 year old female? Could constipation or uti?

What could cause suddenly urinary retention in a 16 year old female? Could constipation or uti?

Medication reaction: Acute urinary retention in a teenager is most often a drug effect. Constipation or UTI would more likely cause urgency, frequency or dribbling. Inability to urinate at all should be dealt with immediately and handled by a qualified specialist. Read more

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