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Urine retention

Urine retention: Introduction

Urine retention: Excessive holding of urine in the body. See detailed information below for a list of 198 causes of Urine retention, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Urine retention:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Urine retention. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Urine retention

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Causes of Types of Urine retention:

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Urine retention: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Urine retention, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Urine retention Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Urine retention may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Urine retention

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Urine retention may include:

  • Ayurvedic cleansing program (panchakarma)
  • Punarnava paste over the pelvic/bladder region
  • Alternate hot and cold compress over the pelvic/bladder region
  • Arnica homeopathic remedy
  • more treatments »

Stories from Users for Urine retention

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Message Boards for Urine retention

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Medications or substances causing Urine retention:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Urine retention as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Urine retention:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Urine retention as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Amitriptyline (Elavil) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • Amoxapine (Asendin) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • Clomipramine (Anafranil) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • Desipramine (Norpramin) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • Doxepin (Sinequan) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • Imipramine (Tofranil) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • Nortriptyline (Aventyl) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • Protriptyline (Vivactil) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Urine retention: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Urine retention

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Urine retention: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Urine retention

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such as overactive bladder or other causes of pelvic pain. This...read more »

Urine retention: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Urine retention

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Urine retention: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Urine retention listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Urine retention as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Urine retention

Urinary retention , or bladder-emptying problems, is a common urological problem with many possible causes. Normally, urination can be initiated voluntarily and the bladder empties completely. Urinary retention is the abnormal holding of urine in the bladder. (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Urinary retention , or bladder-emptying problems, is a common urological... (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Definitions of Urine retention:

Inability to urinate. The etiology of this disorder includes obstructive, neurogenic, pharmacologic, and psychogenic causes.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Urine retention:

The list of organs typically affected by Urine retention may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Urine retention

The list below shows some of the causes of Urine retention mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Urine retention?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Urine retention. Of the 198 causes of Urine retention that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 188 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Urine retention:

The following list of conditions have 'Urine retention' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Urine retention:

The following list of medical conditions have Urine retention or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Urine retention Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Urine retention based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Urine retention:

    Bladder distension, Distended bladder, Urinary retention
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Urine retention:

    Subtypes of Urine retention:

    Interrupted urine flow (25 causes), Inability to urinate (25 causes), Reduced urine (175 causes), Weak urination (170 causes), Lack of urine (210 causes), Infrequent urination (5 causes), Urinary hesitancy (40 causes), Urethral obstruction (14 causes), Urinary dribbling (30 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Urine retention:

    Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Urinary system symptoms (1228 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes)

    Symptoms related to Urine retention:

    Urinary difficulty, urinary urgency, urinary symptoms, Prostatic enlargement (8 causes), Bladder neck stenosis, Alcohol, Exposure to cold, Pregnancy (699 causes), Herpes genitalis, Herpes zoster, Acute prostatis, Prostatic abscess, Impacted calculus in urethra

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    Medical News summaries about Urine retention

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Urine retention

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