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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It could lead to urination elsewhere in the house or retention of urine, which can have detrimental effects on your cat's health.
Maternal soft tissue traumas, PPH, retention of urine and cephalohaematoma were taken as a primary 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%.
In our study 7 (14%) cases had reported with acute retention of urine, 4 (8%) cases had complications of treatment.
Relation between successful treatment of cases of retention of urine in bullocks and the position of the caliculi.
The prevalence of silent postpartum retention of urine in a heterogeneous cohort.
A 25-year-old farmer from rural Bengal presented in the emergency with acute retention of urine and severe radicular pain along the lower back and back of thighs.
The progression of disease may cause recurrent urinary infection, formation of stones, retention of urine where the patient can't pass urine and need to have catheter and in late cases the kidneys could be affected and damaged.
For example, if I wanted to make the perfect diaper, I might think hypoallergenic materials, disposability, retention of urine and/or feces between changes might be important, and construct a diaper that includes those features.
He said as Fatima's condition worsened in the morning, he took her back to the hospital suffering from retention of urine and severe pains.