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GU/ RENAL History
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May be due to inflammation, urinary retention, loss of compliance, and reduced capacity
Getting up more than once per night May be related to renal disease and cardiac disease
Painful urination - typically described as a "burning sensation"
Usually related to inflammation of the bladder, urethra, or prostate
Often the first symptom of urinary infection
Severity at the end of urination suggests bladder involvement
Obstructive urinary symptoms (5)
Loss of force or caliber of stream
Sense of residual urine
Loss without warning
loss of urine associated with physical strain (i.e. cough, laughing)
Loss of urine associated with symptom of urgency
Loss due to a full bladder (just can't hold any more)
Production of abnormally small amounts of urine
Failure to produce urine
Oliguria/Anuria Due to
Acute renal failure
May be shock
May be bilateral ureteral obstruction
Gas in the urinary stream
Look for a fistula to the bowel
Cannot be ignored
Possibility of cancer
Color of blood provides diagnostic clues
Timing of blood may provide diagnostic clues
May be accompanied by burning
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