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Decreased Urine Output

Information About Decreased Urine Output

We Have to Know about the Decreased Urine Output

  • Commonly known as Oliguria
  • Decreased urine output is defined as producing less than 500 milliliters of urine in 24 hours

 Causes Decreased Urine Output

  • Dehydration due to vomiting, diarrhea, or fever, with a lack of adequate fluid intake
  • Total urinary tract obstruction, such as may result from an enlarged prostate
  • Severe infection leading to shock
  • Certain Medications

Do’s and Don’ts-Decreased Urine Output

  •   Drink more amount of water

Signs & Symptoms of Decreased Urine Output

  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Confusion
  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Irregular heartbeat

Risk Factors of Decreased Urine Output

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Renal failure

Medical advice for Decreased Urine Output

  • Contact a doctor if you have
  • A noticeable and consistent decrease in urine output
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or high fever
  • A decrease in urine output along with dizziness, lightheadedness, or rapid pulse

Self Care for Decreased Urine Output

  • Increase drinking of the amount of water

Treatment for Decreased Urine Output

  • According to the cause

Investigations for Decreased Urine Output

  • Blood studies to monitor electrolytes and renal function
  •  CT (cat) scan of the abdomen
  •  Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
  •  Renal Scan
  •  Abdominal ultrasound
  •  Urine tests


Medical advice for Decreased Urine Output
           Decreased Urine Output