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Bladder outlet obstruction : Treatment

Treatment Treatment of bladder outlet obstruction depends on the cause of the problem. For most cases, a Foley catheter (a tube inserted through the urethra into the bladder) will relieve the obstruction temporarily. Occasionally, a suprapubic catheter (a catheter through … Read more

Bladder outlet obstruction : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs The symptoms of bladder outlet obstruction may vary, but can include: Abdominal pain Continuous feeling of a full bladder Delayed onset of urination (urinary hesitancy) Frequent urination Inability to urinate (acute urinary retention) Pain on urination (dysuria) … Read more

Bladder outlet obstruction : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Bladder outlet obstruction : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : BOO, Lower urinary tract obstruction, Prostatism Definition Bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) is a blockage at the base of the bladder that reduces or prevents the flow of urine into the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of … Read more