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.

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How is urine retention usually treated in women?

Cause based. It depends in the cause of urinary retention. ? Prolapsed uterus ( usually in older pts), weak bladder. Will need urology evaluation including urodynamics. Can be treated to some degree with medications if appropriate. Read more...

How to Treat Prostatitis occurs without infection? Which result to urine retention now Eyes Swelling. Thanks

Here are some.. Based on what you reported, some anatomical &/or functional obstruction in urethra by disorders maybe of mucels, nerves, or scars, etc. leads to urinary retention. This is a long-term chronic issue with no cure but help in attesting that doctors have never cure anything and anyone, but modify something to a degree with or without drugs and/or procedures. ... Yet, eye swelling may not related with. Read more...

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...

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...

What kind of doctor sees somebody for urine retention?

Urologist or ER doct. Ur usually requires fairly urgent catheterization. Family doctors away from urban centers can usually provide immediate relief. However urologists and emercency room physicians take care of this problem all the time. Read more...

Can urine retention kill you?

No usually ... Almost all patients with urinary retention, developed either chronically on the street / at home or acutely in the hospital, will catch or draw a timely attention for managing it so it would not directly cause death. Read more...
Urine retention. If a person has urinary retention, there is some obstruction (O) to the outflow of urine from the kidney. It untreated, this could lead to renal failure, which can be fatal if the O is not relieved and/or the patient does not start some sort of dialysis. Patients with O of the urinary tract need to be seen by a urologist to diagnose, treat and cure it. Good luck. Read more...