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

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. James Krick
Urology

In brief: Retention

Sudden onset at age 16 suggests a new or transient problemas opposed to a congenital issues.
I would recommend you see a community general urologist for further assessment.

In brief: Retention

Sudden onset at age 16 suggests a new or transient problemas opposed to a congenital issues.
I would recommend you see a community general urologist for further assessment.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: The following:

Could be from drugs, severe costipation, and rarely: bladder stone, large ureterocele, imerforate hymen with compressing menstruation.
Worth consulting pediatric urologist. Uti also unlikey unless retention was preceded by symptoms of burning on urination.

In brief: The following:

Could be from drugs, severe costipation, and rarely: bladder stone, large ureterocele, imerforate hymen with compressing menstruation.
Worth consulting pediatric urologist. Uti also unlikey unless retention was preceded by symptoms of burning on urination.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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