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Disease or Condition — Kidney, Urinary, and Genital Disorders:
urinary tract obstruction

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Description

Urinary obstruction is a condition in which the flow of urine is blocked or partially blocked. This can be caused by a variety of factors, including an enlarged prostate, kidney stones, tumors, or a narrowing of the urethra. Symptoms of urinary obstruction can include difficulty urinating, a weak or slow urinary stream, and a feeling of incomplete emptying of the bladder. Treatment for urinary obstruction depends on the underlying cause and may include medications, surgery, or lifestyle changes.

Synonyms
  • obstructive uropathy
  • urinary obstruction
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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