Anuria is the complete absence of urine production. The human body has a producing threshold of a 100 ml of urine daily. The underlying cause of the problem may be: a reduction of blood flow in the kidneys, prolonged ischemia, a toxic effect of some drugs or necrosis.


What kind of diseases can be associated with anuria?

The following diseases may be associated with anuria:

  • Kidney failure
  • Sepsis
  • Septic shock

Remember that this is not an exhaustive list and it is highly recommended to consult your doctor, in case of symptom’s persistence.


What is the therapy for anuria?

In case of anuria, first the symptoms have to be identified and the root causes addressed. In some severe cases resorting to hemodialysis may be deemed necessary.


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of anuria?

Anuria is a serious condition that can lead to accumulation of toxic substances and fluids in the body. A doctor should be consulted, if a significant decrease in urine output is noticed.