I have a hisotyr of chronic UTI, breast cancer and numerous abdominal surgeries causing scar tissue and hernias in this area. Last week broke out with shingles on face, 3 days later my feet became swollen (never been this bad) and next day Hands swelled. Having a hard time urinating-having to push similiar to labor and I know that I am not totally empyting my bladder. Going to contact DR Mond morning, should I go to ER?
From the description provided it seems that you are currently having difficulty urinating as a result of obstruction.
In case you have not urinated for the past 24 hours, and the pain is severe, then you might need to see yout doctor at the earliest or visit the ER, to evaluate the need for urinary catheterisation and further treatment.
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