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does sleeping on one side or the other cause you to have to use the bathroom more

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed: More information is needed to determine the cause of the burning sensation in the lower abdomen. Possibilities include urinary tract infection, pain a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
If you don't : Have any other urinary symptoms like frequency, urgency , burning sensation , flank pains, blood in the urine... It could just be anxiety making you ... Read More
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Dr. GUNWANT DHALIWAL
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Anxiety: If you feel that you have to use restroom only before sleep time, most likely it is due to stress / anxiety.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Night time bathroom: If you are an older male - this may be a sign of prostate issues - as the prostate enlarges it causes issues with bladder emptying and thus causes you ... Read More
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Dr. Laurence Levine
41 years experience Urology
Prostate problem?: Getting up at night also known as nocturia is normal as we get older (men and women) up to 1-2 times. We make more urine at night while reclining. But ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
44 years experience Family Medicine
I : I believe that anyone who goes to the bathroom 6 times at night probably has a urinary tract infection or an enlarged prostate (if male). See your py ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Bed wetting: Bed wetting often runs in families and it does resolve. For the most part not drinking after the evening meal is a guide line but may not help. Waking ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Wolf
39 years experience Psychiatry
Not sleeping: How much caffeine or caffeine containing products do you consume? Caffeine can prevent kidneys ability to concentrate urine and is a stimulant like n ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Need a doctor: You should have a check up with a physical examination and blood testing, to see if there's something wrong which would respond to some form of treatm ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Judith Garcia
15 years experience Family Medicine
Cut fluids after 8 pm: You may be taking in too many fluids or stimulants late in the day. See your doctor for a full evaluation.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Get tested: It would be best to see a urologist who can test to see if this is the case and if so address the cause.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Walvick
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Take precautions: The Center for Disease Control's website suggests waiting at least 2 days after symptoms resolve before having contact with others (such as preparing ... Read More
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