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I have urine retention problems due to tumors in my lumbar

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I have urine retention problems due to tumors in my lumbar spine. I straight cath myself as needed. A new sensation has developed - I feel a real urge to urinate but can't. What t do? I can't seem to void mat all. Thanks
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 11 months ago.

Hi there

This means your bladder is retaining urine due to most likely an obstruction that can not be relieved by the catheter. You have no choice but to go the Emergency Room and get checked out before this condition deteriorates

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