Acute urinary retention - EMERGENCY

Urinary retention refers to the inability to completely empty the bladder. This can be extremely painful and is often caused by a constriction below the bladder, which in turn is caused by an enlarged prostate or scarring. Shortly after bladder or prostate surgery, clotted blood can clog the outlet, thereby leading to urinary retention.

Diagnostics

Scanning of the lower abdomen and ultrasound

Therapy

Urinary catheterisation, which leads to immediate relief for the patient. A subsequent cystoscopy is one potential method for determining the cause of urinary retention.

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BLADDER & URETHRA SELF-TEST
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Do you feel pain or burning when urinating?
Are you a man who has been experiencing pain while urinating for more than two days?
Do you have blood in your urine?
Do you accidentally lose urine?
Are you under 35 and need to urinate more often or urgently than before?
Are you over 35 years old and need to urinate more frequently or urgently than before?