Urinary Obstruction

What is Urinary obstruction?


Basically, there is some type of obstruction due to the flow of your urine through your ureter, bladder, or urethra ( can be either partially or completely). Possible causes are, but not limited to the following:

  • injuries such as a pelvic fracture
  • tumor mass that spreads to your kidneys, bladder, uterus, or colon
  • diseases of the digestive tract
  • kidney stones trapped in your ureter
  • blood clots
If you have the following symptoms, please seek our urologist for consultation:
  • difficulty passing urine
  • a slowed stream, sometimes described as a “dribble”
  • a frequent urge to urinate, especially at night (nocturia)
  • the feeling that your bladder isn’t empty
  • decreased urine output
  • blood in your urine




Procedures


Treatments may the following to allievate the obstruction:

  • surgery
  • stent insertion
Both requires qualified doctor to perform such procedures. Hence, we encourage you to seek our urologist for further information.





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