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Inability to urinate

Inability to urinate: Introduction

Inability to urinate: inability to micturate can be due to external, internal or neurogenic in nature. See detailed information below for a list of 25 causes of Inability to urinate, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Inability to urinate

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Inability to urinate Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Inability to urinate:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Inability to urinate 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.

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Inability to urinate

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Inability to urinate: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Inability to urinate

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Hospitals & Clinics: Inability to urinate

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Inability to urinate: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Inability to urinate

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How Common are these Causes of Inability to urinate?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Inability to urinate. Of the 25 causes of Inability to urinate that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 22 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Inability to urinate:

The following list of conditions have 'Inability to urinate' 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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Causes of Inability to urinate Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Inability to urinate:

    Medical Conditions associated with Inability to urinate:

    Lack of urine (210 causes), Urine retention (198 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Reduced urine (175 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Weak urination (170 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 Inability to urinate:

    Urine retention (198 causes), Urine symptoms (630 causes), Urination pain (123 causes), Venous obstruction, Injury, Tumours, Benign prostatic hypertrophy, Polyps in bladder, Urethral stricture, Bladder stones, Rupture urethra, Interstitial cystitis (70 causes), Prostate cancer

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