Urinary retention

What is Urinary retention?

Urinary retention is the inability to empty the bladder. With chronic urinary retention, you may be able to urinate, but you have trouble starting a stream or emptying your bladder completely.

Questions and answers on "Urinary retention"

have not urinated all day. When I try to go nothing comes out and am in excruciating pain ?33 female

doctor1 MD

HI,

thanks for the query,

Your condition is known as Acute retention of urine.There are many causes for this condition.Urinary retention can be caused by an obstruction in the urinary tract or by nerve problems that interfere with signals between the brain and the bladder. I will discuss each...

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Since last 6 months i am suffering from urinary retention issue and doctors have siad me that it is slight bladder neck narrowing. After using veltam for almost 6 months i dont need to go washroom frequently but still i take lot of time to urinate . are their any remedies for my issue

doctor1 MD

Hi
If Veltam is not working very well and you still continue to have symptoms, then it is time to see an urologist for further evaluation which will include uroflowmetry, post void scan and PSA test.
Either you might require addition of another tablet to veltam or likely to require surgery and...

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my mom has decreased urination suddenly,she used to take medicine for clear urination,but our doctor recommended her to stop it due to low pressure problem..after stopping that medicine she has decreased urination..only one or two drops are there...face and legs show normal no swallow ..can you please suggest me what can be the reason

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Welcome to HCM,
I have read your query, urinary retention is the inability to empty the bladder. With chronic urinary retention, you may be able to urinate, but you have trouble starting a stream or emptying your bladder completely. A large decrease in urine output may be a sign of a serious,...

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Wondering about the subject cryptomenorrhea. What are the main symptons and possible remedy. I have a partner who is 40yrs and has never been pregnant before.

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Hello,

Thanks for writing to us on Healthcare Magic.

Cryptomenorrhea is a clinical condition where menstrual blood fails to come out from the genital tract due to obstruction in the passage.

Most common cause is imperforate hymen and transverse vaginal septum. Other acquired causes are cervical...

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I need dental work done and will be treated with Novocaine/local anesthetic. I've had some kidney function blood tests that showed out of normal levels so will be having further testing. I also have chronic urinary retention. I'm female and am not self-catherizing yet as urologist is running tests. I can urinate but have post residuals of 130-200 cc's at all times. Do I need to be concerned about have local anesthetic as I know it is filtered through kidneys and released out of the bladder?

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Respected user , hi
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I evaluated your query thoroughly .
* There are many reasons for chronic retention of urine as - chronic
infection - diverticuli of bladder - urethral stricture - bladder hypotonia -
problems with internal urethral meatus - central nervous...

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my 3 yr old has not pooped in 5 days. when she does go she tries to hold it in. its always just a very small hard ball. i put her on miralax 3 wks ago it worked. she started getting constipated again but this time was worse cause she wont go at all. i ended up taking her to the ER and they said she has a ball of stool the size of a baseball in her belly which caused her to have urinary retention. she had a catheter done and had over 500cc's of pee come out. she has been on miralax now for 4 days and has had 3 enemas and still hasnt had a bowel movement. what should i do? she just cries when she has to go but cant cause its still to big and hard!!! please help!

doctor1 MD

your baby is suffering with chronic constipation. HArd stool, impacted in lower bowel, needs to give repeated enema, also higher dose of luxative for impaction of stool.
second after treatment of current condition. baby needs to revise diet plan, also some investigations as for celiac disease,...

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my father is 78 yr old he have urine prblm from few years he is cming from india his urine sometime stopped and nt coming then he have a pain in lower stomach.what to do now or which dr i have to consult

doctor1 MD

Hello XXXXXXX

Thanks for posting the query.

Difficulty in urinating is called 'urinary retention'.

What your father has is urinary retention. At 78 years of age, the most common cause for retention is obstruction due to enlarged prostate secondary to benign prostatic hypertrophy (often called...

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I am having trouble urinating. I am female. Worked outside all day yesterday.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Hi dear and thanks for your query.

I understand your concern but please give me some details:

Do you have frequent urination?
Do you have disuria (burning urination)?
Do you have suprapubic(lower abdomen) pain or cramps?

If you have symptoms I have...

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I have been taking Latuda (40 mg) along with Nortriptyline (75 mg) before bed for over a week now. Last night I had two glasses of red wine. Subsequently, I'm constipated and having trouble urinating. Any connection? Also have been taking MucinexD for about a week for cold. Connection here?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Anticholinergic effects are causing urinary retention and sedation.

Detailed Answer:
Hello thanks for asking from HCM for your health related queries

I can understand your concern. Latuda is Lurasidone and is an antipsychotic drug. The drug is a safe drug but it is known to cause...

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Recent questions on  Urinary retention

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I have frequent urination problem from past 3 months, Scanning report normal..no pain anywhere onlt I feel irritated at the urinary place & i feel not done always also today after complete check they found RBC 15-20 in urine but no bacteria so please advise what cause is this

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I am Arindam Bhattacharjee from Kolkata, I am suffering for last 11/2 years ( I feel that some residual urine stocked every time and the last portion of urine come out without any froce, just 15 to 20 drops). Before 1 year I suffered by bleeding with urine 20 to 25 times in a month. Then consult with 3 Urologists and I was under treatment for 6 months with the medicines like 1. Pause 500 2.Murtifur 3. Veltum Plus. 4. Alkasol etc. Right now I feel that I have some problems because still my urines are not clear and some uneasy feelings. Please help me out or inform the name of doctor of cmc so I can go to there and take a treatment. Thanking you. With regards Arindam Bhattacharjee.

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I am around 28 years old and suffering from health problems for almost 7 years. these are my symptoms : 1) Need to urinate frequently 2) Difficulty in releasing urine 3) Every time after urinating , I feel like the urinary bladder is not completely empty. 4. get a sudden pain when masturbating in my testicles and anus area Along with that when i am shitting urine suddenly start to pass despite i finish urinating at the start , I also have problems related to constipation & gas. lots of gass pass and my stomach make lots of sounds as well.

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I am 62 year old diabatic having neurogenic bladder on self intermittent catheterisation at the interval of 3 hours for last 5 years,Recently suffering from burning & pain in urethra & lower bladder after washing of bladder with water & betadin due to recurring UTI,Antibiotic taking for 7 days but pain & burning persists.Also I want permanent solution of recurring UTI & bladder management.

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im on 20 mg of viibryd . 100mg seroquel . 80mg nexium 10mg baclofen hard to start peeing. no blood no pain. ?

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Can Hemorroids cause me to urunate much more often? I am drinking lots of water to loosen stool? Thanks

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Hi. I am 27 years old. Female. Semi-alcoholic, taking 3mg xanax/day and around 30mg dalmane/day. Those have not been addiction related. I'd say maybe two drinks every few nights long term, some xanax every few days (1-3mg) and same with the...

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