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Urinary retention problem. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
User :   my name is XXXXX
Doctor :   How can I help u?
User :   my father is 66 yrs old & had a brain stroke around 5 months back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   we got him treated for that in a hospital
Doctor :   Ok
User :   recently 3 days back he had severe abdominal pain 7 again we have hospitalize him for couple of days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What was the reason?
User :   they treated him for hard stools & he was ok after that
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the problem?
User :   but again he has developed pain & also he was on cathretar for 5 months & they changed that condom cathretar
User :   he was passing urine till today morning
Doctor :   OK
User :   but again after 10 am he has not passed urine
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so i would like to know anything can be done for these two issues
Doctor :   Has he had any similar problems in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   Did the doctors say the reason for catherisation
User :   he was retaining the urine
Doctor :   Does he have BPH?
User :   i didnt get
Doctor :   Retention of urine has many causes, does he have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
User :   no
Doctor :   Has he done an ultrasound?
User :   yes
Doctor :   What did it say?
User :   they found some gall stones & they said it is fine
Doctor :   So you dont know what condition he has?
User :   no idea
Doctor :   Have you consulted a urologist?
User :   he was discharged from hospital only two days back
Doctor :   Yes but who was looking after him? Did they refer him to a urologist?
User :   i want some one to come home & look at him & change the cathretar also
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   general surgeon was taking care of him
Doctor :   You will need to hire a nurse for that
Doctor :   Also since he is again retaining urine
Doctor :   I suggest you to take a urologists opinion
User :   ok
Doctor :   Not just a surgeon
User :   ok
Doctor :   Once the diagnosis is made after a complete physical examintion then the line of treatment can be determined
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you want one of our team of doctors can call you back on the details of a urologist near your place.
User :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you see one today as he is suffering from retention
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can search our website for details on Urologists if you want
User :   ok
Doctor :   Which area are you staying in?
Doctor :   Ok, you can look up our site and take him today as acute retention is best treated soon to prevent further complications
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else?
User :   thats it
Doctor :   Ok. Bye for now.
User :   ok
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