Anuria

Below you will find more information about Anuria from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Anuria it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Anuria and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Anuria comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Anuria otherswise known as the Anuresis is a medical condition where there is inability to urinate because of the kidney failed to function or due to diseases like kidney stones.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis of Anuria is made through physical examination of the patient and undergoing series of laboratory tests such as urinalysis, serum creatinine, blood chemistry tests, kidney and abdominal ultrasound, x-ray, abdominal CT Scan or abdominal MRI and blood tests.

Treatment

Treatment for Anuria includes administration of Mannitol which increases the blood flow to the kidney; Dextrose and Dopamine to produce and induce urination and surgical treatments.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms of the Anuria includes failure to urinate, lack of appetite, vomiting, weakness and even sudden collapse of the person.

Causes

Anuria is usually caused by urinary tumors, kidney stones, lassa fever, and some side effects of medications and chemicals.

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