You can avoid suffering from voiding difficulty by treating the cause such as urinary tract infection, vaginal infection, menopause, pain, swelling, inflammation, constipation, piles.
Acute retention of urine is treated by inserting a fine catheter (latex or silastic tube) into the bladder to drain the urine into a urine bag to rest the bladder for a few days.
After the removal of the catheter you will be encouraged to pass urine regularly and a bladder scan would be performed to check that you are able to void well.
Post operation complications for stress incontinence of urine can be corrected within one to two weeks after surgery - for example, by loosening the tape in TVT or TVT O.
Different bladder regimes would be taught for chronic retention of urine.