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A 46-year-old member asked:

my mom complains about nocturia. what doctor should i take her to?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Family Doc: Your family doctor may be able to handle this. If not, they will be able to refer you to the most appropriate specialist depending on what they find during their history and physical. Options include obgyn and urology, but start with your family doctor.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

My mom has nocturia, what's its treatment?

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Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 25 years experience
Stop caffiene: Stop fluids 3-4 hours before bed, be more active, avoid sedating medications (to avoid accidents), if has CHF will need ot wear compression hose and get feet up in the evening before bed for afew hours.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What can be done about nocturia?

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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry 47 years experience
Anticholinergic drug: Anticholinergic drugs increase the tone of the muscles around the neck of the bladder which must relax when one urinates.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: nocturia?

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Dr. Michael Depietro
Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
Urination at night: Nocturia means frequent urination at night. It can be a sign of different diseases, include prostate disease, diabetes etc.
A 24-year-old female asked:

What are some over-the-counter meds i can take for nocturia?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jason Cogdill
Nephrology and Dialysis 17 years experience
Nocturia...: Getting up to use the toilet when you want to sleep can be quite frustrating. Common causes of nighttime urination include: uncontrolled diabetes, urinary infection, drinking fluids right up until sleep, incomplete emptying of the bladder, high sodium diet, kidney insufficiency, heart failure, and much heavily advertised less common overactive bladder. No otc recs, cut back snacks/fluids or c doc.
A 34-year-old member asked:

How to know if I have nocturia?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Waking often: during the night to urinate.

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