What is bladder outlet obstruction?

Also known as: BOO, prostatism, lower urinary tract obstruction.

When a person has difficulty urinating, this is often due to bladder outlet obstruction. With BOO, something is causing a blockage in the bladder and preventing the urine from flowing out of the body. The blockage can be partial or complete.


Reviewed by: Andrew S Labbie, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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