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19 Apr 2006

Acute abdominal pain and now inability to urinate after surgery
The patient (female 19 years old) has undergone abdominal surgery. Everything from the kidneys, uterus, intestines to the bladder have been checked. The specialists cannot identify the reason for the acute pain. The night of hospitalisation there was blood in the urine. Five days later she can now not urinate at all. The bladder is being drained with a catheter. Do you have any idea what else to look for or what could cause this?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Reva
Acute abdominal pain and blood in the urine are signs of kidney stones unless otherwise proved. Other uncommon easons for abdominal pain can be porphyria, pancreatitis, stone in the gallbladder duct, Addison's crisis, Henoch Schonlein purpura and bilharzia.
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