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Lack of urine

Lack of urine: Introduction

Inability to urinate or total lack of urine is a medical emergency. Seek immediate professional medical attention....more »

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Causes of Lack of urine:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Lack of urine

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Causes of Types of Lack of urine:

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Lack of urine: Symptom Checker

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

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Lack of urine Treatments

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Stories from Users for Lack of urine

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Message Boards for Lack of urine

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Diagnostic tests for Lack of urine:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Lack of urine. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Blood pressure. If there is high blood pressure and a lack of urine should consider acute or chronic glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidneys, acute tubular necrosis or dissecting aneurysm. If there is low blood pressure should consider dehydration, blood loss, an acute abdomen and other causes of shock
    • Cardiovascular examination looking for signs of an enlarged heart which may suggest congestive heart failure
    • Abdominal examination feeling for enlarged kidneys. Bilaterally enlarged kidneys would suggest bilateral hydronephrosis or polycystic kidneys. Unilateral enlarged kidneys is not usually associated with lack of urine
    • Examine for enlargement of the bladder. Enlargement of the bladder may suggest bladder neck obstruction (due to benign enlargement of the prostate, prostate cancer or urethral stricture)
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Lack of urine: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Lack of urine may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Lack of urine

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Lack of urine. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Lack of urine: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Lack of urine

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Lack of urine

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Lack of urine: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Lack of urine:

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

Detailed list of causes of Lack of urine

The list below shows some of the causes of Lack of urine mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Lack of urine?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lack of urine. Of the 210 causes of Lack of urine that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 14 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 193 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Lack of urine:

The following list of conditions have 'Lack of urine' 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: Lack of urine:

The following list of medical conditions have Lack of urine 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 Lack of urine Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Lack of urine 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?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Lack of urine?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Lack of urine, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Lack of urine:

    Subtypes of Lack of urine:

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

    Medical Conditions associated with Lack of urine:

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

    Weak urination (170 causes), Reduced urine (175 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Reduced urine (175 causes), Weak urination (170 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Accelerated hypertension, Acute glomerulonephritis, Acute Renal Failure (156 causes), Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant, Acute tubular necrosis, Acute urine retention

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lack of urine

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