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Is it dangerous to hold your urine in too long?
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Is it dangerous to hold your urine in too long?

i was in a situation i could not get out of one morning. i had to urinate bad. had to hold it for about 2 hours. the last hour was pretty bad. the last half hour extremely bad. im sure this is not healthy, but what negative things could happen as a result of this? this is the only time i have had to hold my urine for that long.

please advise.
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Yes it can be dangerous.  It can cause something called Acute Hydronephrosis where the back pressure can dialate your ureters or damage your kidneys.
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