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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   HOw may i help you?
User :   hello, my dad is 70 and my mother just told me that he cant pee and feels sick.
Doctor :   From when is he having this problem
Doctor :   Any similar problems in the past
User :   I believe just today. He is on high blood pressure and high cholesterol meds but they are under control. no never b/4
Doctor :   Ok Who is there with him
User :   my mom.
Doctor :   Has ge got urgency?
Doctor :   * he
User :   let me check please hold a sec
Doctor :   Ask your mother to feel for any hardness in the pelvic region of our father
Doctor :   When was his last annuals done.
Doctor :   Was he checked for prostrate antigens
User :   has urgency
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no hardness
Doctor :   the later
Doctor :   Any hardness or palpable mass ( yrinary bladder)
User :   has had check up 3 weeks ago and prostrate checked
Doctor :   * urinary bladder
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now at present what your father needs is immidiete catherization
Doctor :   to drain the urine
Doctor :   There is no drug which can help him now
Doctor :   IT just a process of introducing a sterile rubber tube in his urethra and draining the urine
User :   it started last night. feels like he was hit by a brick
Doctor :   And also requires physical examination by an urologist.
Doctor :   This would have caused trauma to the urinary bladder resulting in hardening ND DISABILITY TO PASS URINE
User :   whats nd
Doctor :   *AND
User :   got it
Doctor :   So will rather advice you take him to your primary for catherazisation
Doctor :   Will resolve the issue immidietly
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help you with?
User :   can he wait until tomorrow
Doctor :   No it will be painfull for him
Doctor :   Very difficult indeed to control urgency with disability to pass urine
Doctor :   IF you cant meet your primary then go to the ER
Doctor :   i just takes few minutes for the procedure
User :   ok he said he would go now
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   Once catherized can meet urologist in a day or two
Doctor :   Wishing him a speedy recovery
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.

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