urinary retention

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Noun1.urinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladderurinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladder; "he has a problem with urinary retention"
retention, retentiveness, retentivity - the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil"
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This retention of urine can lead to backpressure on the kidneys and kidney damage.
Finally, when I was about 26 I saw a urologist who told me about a rare condition he'd heard of called Fowler's Syndrome, which causes retention of urine because the bladder muscles can't relax.
Urgency was present in 22 (63%), retention of urine, straining dysuria were present in 19 (54%), incomplete emptying in 17 (50%), dribbling in 13 (37%), hesitancy in 11 (31%), urgency incontinence in 9 (25%), intermittent stream and haematuria in 6 patients (17%).
Emery, "The prevalence of silent postpartum retention of urine in a heterogeneous cohort," Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol.
Patients may be asymptomatic and could find this as an incidental finding or they may present with symptoms such as dysuria, bleeding per vagina, haematuria, a mass protruding through vagina, and acute retention of urine [1].
Urethral obstruction is characterized clinically by complete retention of urine frequent unsuccessful attempts to urinate and distension of bladder.
Maternal soft tissue traumas, PPH, retention of urine and cephalohaematoma were taken as a primary outcome.Apgar score and nursery admissions were taken as a secondary outcome.
Oct 2016 'Urology and Catheterisation Review' found that for years many men who have been catheterised for retention of urine have been lost to follow up, have suffered unnecessary pain from infection and blocked catheters, and have been denied essential prostatic operation for a year.
A 40-year-old male, farmer by occupation, was brought to the emergency department with complaints of acute retention of urine of 1-day duration.
Early complications noticed included retention of urine and patient's satisfaction was 83%.
note that retention of urine discolouration despite a change of urinary catheter may indicate the need for immediate or continued antibiotic treatment to prevent infective complications (such as urosepsis), especially for patients with multiple comorbidities.