What is the treatment for bladder outlet obstruction associated with flank pain?

Updated: Dec 11, 2019
  • Author: Bradley C Gill, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Treatment involves urethral catheter placement to drain the bladder. If that is not possible, then consultation with a urologist is indicated to pursue other drainage options. See Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy for more information.


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