Definitions for urinary retention
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holding urine in the urinary bladder
"he has a problem with urinary retention"
Urinary retention, also known as ischuria, is a lack of ability to urinate. It is a common complication of benign prostatic hyperplasia, though it can also be caused by: ⁕Nerve dysfunction ⁕Tethered spinal cord syndrome ⁕Constipation ⁕Infection ⁕Medications. Diagnosis and treatment may require a catheter or prostatic stent.
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Inability to empty the URINARY BLADDER with voiding (URINATION).
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