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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Too much urine: Poly = much/many; uria = urine. So polyuria is the symptom of making too much urine. One condition causing this is diabetes mellitus with high bloo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Polyuria is due to passing large amounts of dilute urine, drinking excess water, or high blood sugar can cause it, and some condition of the kidney ca ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience in Family Medicine
Night urination: Just meansat nite pee ing more than normal. Consult physician, as could be prostatic is, undiagnosed diabetes. Body produces hormone ADH (vasopressin) ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Polyuria: Polyuria = passing 2.5 more liters of urine per day (in adults) .
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: When their blood sugar is poorly controlled.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Not usually: There may be other congenital defects esp central diabetes insipidus.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Classic causes: But many patients have taken to consuming large amounts of water due to perception that this is valuable for their health. Diabetes mellitus may be a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Stein
50 years experience in Urology
May be infection: Also irritation.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
May be normal: The amount of urine that is produced may or may not have anything to do with kidney function. If you drink a lot of fluids, then naturally you will u ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Fluid drug hormone: Fluid overload will lead to increased urination, diuretics (there are many) also. Lask of anti diuretic hormone (ADH) is diabetes insipidus, which ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Excessive urination: There are a number of causes for excessive urination. You must discuss this soon with your doctor. Hope all goes well.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Adrenal glands: Your doctor or endocrinologist must examine you carefully and determine the underlying cause. This requires some blood tests and maybe more exams by u ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Weight loss, urinary incontinence, and candidal vaginal infection are infrequently observed as well.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
A Couple of Things: Thirst is controlled by a center in the brainstem. That center is sensitive (exquisitely so) to the concentration of sodium in the blood. So, from th ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Bp: Hypertension can cause polyuria when the renal vascular has not begun to obstruct. The higher pressure head can push filtration pressure up and cause ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Lithium: Not all diuretics. Loop diuretics such as lasix, result in lowering of sodium levels in the body, hence cause lithium toxicity. Thiazide diuretics su ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No, usually not: But check w/your doctor.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Ansari
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Urinary Infection: Females are more prone to get urinary tract infection (UTI) after intercourse. Frequency of urination is an important symptom of UTI. This can better ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Virginia Phipps
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Polydipsia ? etiolog: Psycogenic polydpsia can cause this but other physiologic causes must be ruled out by basic chemistries. You should see your PCP for blood work.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Two types: Either antidiuretic hormone (ADH (vasopressin)) is not being made in the posterior part of the pituitary or ADH (vasopressin) is being made, but the k ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Diabetes: Polyuria or excessive urination is a symptom of diabetes, as a result of kidneys responding to excessive sugar. If blood sugar is above180 and above, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Try hydroquinone: Depending on the severity and the location, topical creams like hydroquinone may help. See your dermatologist for recommendations specific to your sk ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Urinary glucose: Because you dump excess glucose into the urine leading the increased amount and frequency of urination. Get on diet, exercise, weight loss and appropr ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
You need to see: urologist. He/she can assess and treat your situation. If one doesn't do it, find another. Peace and good health.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
An enlarging : Prostate. You're probably overweight and Insulin resistant as well. Need to check prostate and also r/o urine infection. The premature ejaculation is ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Causes: A common cause is drinking fluids too close to bedtime. Perhaps urinating before bedtime would help. Depending on age and sex consider enlarged prost ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
It is possible: Diabetes does cause frequent urination and it is not uncommon to present as more noticable night time voiding. An enlarged prostate is another common ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Many causes: Overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, anxiety, multiple sclerosis, small or small functional bladder capacity, urethral or bladder neck polyp, ve ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Unexplained ?: If your weight loss is unexplained, I would be checked for diabetes. You are at risk for this increasingly common condition with your obesity, even at ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
See a physician.: These symptoms could be diabetes. Get to a physician and get it checked out! now!
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Variable: And many women don't get it until late when the enlarged uterus puts pressure on the bladder.

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