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When should I call my doctor about my enlarged bladder?

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Some symptoms need quick medical attention. If you have any of these, call your doctor right away or head to an emergency room:

  • You can’t pee at all.
  • You have to pee frequently, it’s painful, and you have fever and chills.
  • You have blood in your urine.
  • Your lower belly and urinary tract really hurt.

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases -- Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Cleveland Clinic: Diseases and Conditions -- Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH).

Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Mayo Clinic: Diseases and Conditions -- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 12, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases -- Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Cleveland Clinic: Diseases and Conditions -- Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH).

Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Mayo Clinic: Diseases and Conditions -- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 12, 2018

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