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Voiding Disorders - How to prevent?

Voiding Disorders - Causes and Risk Factors

What are the causes of voiding disorders?

There are many causes of voiding disorders in women. Some may be temporary while others may be permanent. The causes include:

  • Acute inflammation such as genital or urinary tract infection
  • Drugs such as epidural anaesthesia, oxybutynin, detrusitol and antidepressants
  • Nerve damage such as spinal cord injury and diabetic neuropathy
  • Psychological influences such as anxiety, hysteria and depression
  • Pelvic surgery and vaginal delivery
  • Obstruction due to pelvic organ prolapse, faecal impaction and urethral narrowing
  • Overdistension of the bladder
  • Inability to relax the urethral sphincter during voiding

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