What is Obstructive Megaureter? Obstructive Megaureter, sometimes referred to as OMD or OM, is a urologic disorder in which the ureter becomes enlarged and obstructed. This obstruction can cause urine to back up into the kidneys, resulting in damaged renal function and other symptoms. With proper diagnosis and treatment, this condition can usually be managed effectively.   What are the Symptoms of Obstructive Megaureter? It is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of Obstructive Megaureter, so that you can seek medical evaluation if necessary. Common symptoms can include lower abdominal pain, fever, nausea and vomiting, flank pain (pain in the lower back between the ribs and hip bones), an inability to empty the bladder completely when urinating, urinary urgency or frequency, and a visible distension of the ureter. If any of these symptoms are present for more than two or three days, it is recommended to consult Reconstructive Urology Doctor as soon as possible.   More information for Obstructive Megaureter Obstructive megaureter is a condition in which one or both of the ureters become enlarged due to a partial or complete blockage of urine flow from the bladder. It occurs when an obstruction develops in any point along the ureter that […] read more