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A 42-year-old member asked:

Besides poor adh (vasopressin) production, what makes urination more frequent at night?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Nocturia: Hi. How many times do you get up to pee on an average night? Diabetes insipidus (poor ADH (vasopressin) production or function) is a very uncommon cause of nocturia. The most common is drinking a lot in the evening. Diabetes mellitus is also a common cause of nocturia. Congestive heart failure or any cause of lower extremity edema where the kidneys still work will cause nocturia.
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