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Experience:  Specializing in general urology and reconstructive urology.
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I have bladder overfull but cannot empty, please explain, my

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i have bladder overfull but cannot empty
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: please explain
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: my age is 71 years
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Urology
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Ben replied 11 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Ben replied 11 days ago.

If you have a very full bladder and cannot pass urine (urinary retention) then the best course of action will be to attend your nearest A&E department. There they will be able to insert a urinary catheter to relieve the retention and make follow up arrangements with a Urologist to establish the cause/further treatment.

Expert:  Dr. Ben replied 11 days ago.

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Just a courtesy follow up as I did not hear back from you.

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