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1,985 Possible Causes for Urinary Retention

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Urinary retention is uncommon in children and only one case has been described in literature with loperamide treatment.[] We report the occurrence of prolonged urinary retention in a 10-years-old girl after receiving oral loperamide for an acute gastroenteritis.[] Moreover our case suggests that reaction to loperamide should be added to the etiological list of prolonged urinary retention in young patients.[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] diabetes, catheterization for urinary retention before operation, no use of antibiotics before operation and postoperative indwelling catheter duration 5 d (p 0.05).[] Urinary catheterization and acute urinary retention increase the risk of urinary tract infection (UTI).[] A condition called urinary retention is also common after anesthesia , and can increase the likelihood of a UTI.[]

  • Sinusitis

    Unlike topical nasal decongestants, oral decongestants are associated with systemic side effects, including increased blood pressure, restlessness, insomnia, and urinary retention[] Older ones such as chlorpheniramine and diphenhydramine might help a little but can cause drowsiness, dry eyes and mouth, and urinary retention, and can worsen narrow-angle[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    A 36-year-old healthy man developed paresthesia of bilateral lower extremities and urinary retention 8 days after the onset of IM due to primary EBV infection.[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Following improvements in therapy for childhood malignancies, the striking increase in survival rate over the past 30 years has led to the increase risk of developing second malignant neoplasms (SMNs). We report a case of colorectal carcinoma as a SMN, following treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma. The patient was[…][]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Adverse effects of oral decongestants include the following: Anxiousness Insomnia Tachycardia and dysrhythmias Elevated blood pressure Palpitations Tremor Urinary retention[]

  • Appendicitis

    Acute urinary retention in a 9-year-old child: an atypical presentation of acute appendicitis. J Emerg Med . 2006 Aug. 31(2):173-5. [Medline] .[]

  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

    After catheter removal, the patient developed urinary retention, fecal incontinence, and perianal hypoesthesia.[] retention with overflow incontinence.[] When patients had urinary retention with at least two of the following clinical characteristics: bilateral sciatica, subjective urinary retention, or rectal incontinence,[]

  • Myelitis

    retention, and loss of bowel control.[] When urinary retention is an issue, sacral nerve stimulation may help the patient avoid repeated bladder catheterizations.[] […] begins as a sudden onset of lower back pain, muscle weakness, or abnormal sensations in the toes and feet can rapidly progress to more severe symptoms, including paralysis, urinary[]

  • Botulism

    retention and constipation).[] Later complications include paralytic ileus, severe constipation , and urinary retention. Wound botulism results when wounds are contaminated with C botulinum spores.[] […] symptoms include blurry vision (accommodation defects, diplopia) with bilateral ptosis, followed by dysautonomic symptoms (dry mouth and eyes, mydriasis, dysphagia, dysarthria, urinary[]

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