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What Causes Urinary Retention in Women?

What Causes Urinary Retention in Women? Urinary retention is the inability of the bladder to empty completely, or in severe cases, to empty at all. Urinary retention in women can be caused by a variety of underlying conditions. There can be a physical blockage in the lower urinary tract, which prevents the urine from draining. […]

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Sex & Intimacy Tips for Women with Underactive Neurogenic Bladder

Sex & Intimacy Tips for Women with Underactive Neurogenic Bladder Women with underactive neurogenic bladder often struggle with sex and intimacy due to the painful recurrences of UTIs. Unfortunately, urinary retention, long-term catheterization, and sex all increase the risk of UTIs. For women with underactive bladder, the former two are already part of their everyday […]

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Sex with UTI: Yes or No?

Sex with UTI: Yes or No? Can you have sex with a UTI? The short answer? No. The long answer? Yes and no, depending on how much risk you are willing to take. Are you willing to risk getting a second UTI while you’re still combatting the first one? Or are you willing to risk […]

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Postpartum Bladder Urinary Retention: Pregnancy’s Effects on Bladder

Postpartum Bladder Urinary Retention: Pregnancy’s Effects on Bladder Although pregnancy can be a magical experience, it can also cause stress on your bladder, sometimes leaving long-lasting effects. This article helps you learn more about the causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatments for postpartum urinary retention. What happens to your bladder during pregnancy and childbirth? Starting […]

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