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What is Acute urinary retention?

What is Acute urinary retention?

  • Acute urinary retention: The acute retention of urine in the bladder, not being able to void.

Acute urinary retention: Introduction

Types of Acute urinary retention:

Broader types of Acute urinary retention:

What causes Acute urinary retention?

Causes of Acute urinary retention: see causes of Acute urinary retention

What are the symptoms of Acute urinary retention?

Symptoms of Acute urinary retention: see symptoms of Acute urinary retention

Acute urinary retention: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acute urinary retention.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acute urinary retention.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acute urinary retention: Urologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acute urinary retention.
Treatments for Acute urinary retention: see treatments for Acute urinary retention
Research for Acute urinary retention: see research for Acute urinary retention

Society issues for Acute urinary retention


Hospitalization statistics for Acute urinary retention: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Acute urinary retention:

  • 0.25% (32,162) of hospital consultant episodes were for retention of urine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for retention of urine required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 86% of hospital consultant episodes for retention of urine were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 14% of hospital consultant episodes for retention of urine were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Acute urinary retention:

Organs and body systems related to Acute urinary retention include:

Name and Aliases of Acute urinary retention

Main name of condition: Acute urinary retention

Other names or spellings for Acute urinary retention:

Acute urine retention

Acute urinary retention: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Acute urinary retention:

 

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