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Urine retention

Urine retention: Introduction

Urine retention: Urinary retention , or bladder-emptying problems, is a common urological problem with many possible causes. Normally, urination can be ... more about Urine retention.

Urine retention: Partial or total inability to excrete urine. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Urine retention is available below.

Symptoms of Urine retention

Treatments for Urine retention

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Urine retention: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Urine retention

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial 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
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Types of Urine retention

Urine retention: Complications

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Causes of Urine retention

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Disease Topics Related To Urine retention

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Urine retention: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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...read more »

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Urine retention

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Clinical Trials for Urine retention

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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)

Definitions of Urine retention:

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

 

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