Urinary Tract Obstruction causes
Urinary Tract Obstruction

Causes could include:

  • A kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) study is an X-ray procedure that assesses the organs of the urinary system and gastrointestinal system.
  • Kidney stones are solid masses of crystalized calcium or other substances that originate in the kidneys but can pass through the urinary tract. The greatest risk factor is making less than one liter of urine per day.
  • An overactive bladder causes the bladder to contract involuntarily and unpredictably
  • Cervical cancer was once a leading cause of death among American women. When the Pap smear became widely available, doctors could precancerous changes.
  • Colon cancer often begins as small polyps and has no symptoms. Most cases of colon polyps are benign, but some may become cancerous, so all cells require testing.
  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) occurs when the cells of the prostate gland begin to multiply. This swells the prostate, which squeezes the urethra and limits urine flow. Obstruction may be so severe that no uri...
  • Benign enlargement of the prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, is a common condition where the prostate gland swells beyond normal size. It is a normal condition of male aging but can interfere with urination.
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