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Inability to Urinate Topic Guide

Inability to Urinate Inability to Urinate: The inability to urinate (urinary retention) may be caused by an enlarged prostate, a urinary tract infection, or ruptured disc. Symptoms include abdominal pain and fever. Acute urinary retention requires a trip to the emergency department.

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