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Can constipation cause urinary retention?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine

In brief: 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:)

In brief: 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:)
Dr. Julie Abbott
Dr. Julie Abbott
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