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How do you cure urinary retention?

since I have been a child, I have retention problems. I talk about urinary retention problems. In the night, I don’t smell when my bladder is filled. However, since few years I have noted a slightly decrease in the frequency of this problem. I wear nappies like the babies but I am 20.. I never seen a doctor for this embarrassing problem. what happening in my body? What can I do to stop this problem? (I m sorry for my english, I am a french)
Mon, 1 Jul 2019
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hello,

* As per my surgical experience, the chronic urinary retention issue since childhood indicate possible posterior urethral valve in a male child most likely, though other causes of overflow incontinence or recurrent infection through vesico ureteral reflux has to be considered also.

* Kindly get an expert consultation with urologist , basic evaluation with urine culture, kidney function tests, ultrasound, CT scan with IVP and uroflowmetry for finding the root cause and manage in accordance to that only.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon
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