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A 45-year-old male asked:

Some nights i have to get up 3-4 times to urinate. following few days my face, eyes, skin look dull and i feel fatigue. how to fix this please? thanks

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Dr. Vakas Sial
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Nocturia: There are many possible causes of nocturia, depending on the type: Causes of polyuria High fluid intake Untreated diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) Diabetes insipidus, gestational diabetes (occurs during pregnancy) Causes of nocturnal polyuria Congestive heart failure Edema of lower extremities (swelling of the legs) Sleeping disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea (breathing is interrupted or stops many times during sleep) Certain drugs, including diuretics (water pills), cardiac glycosides, demeclocycline, lithium, methoxyflurane, phenytoin, propoxyphene, and excessive vitamin D Drinking too much fluid before bedtime, especially coffee, caffeinated beverages, or alcohol Causes of low nocturnal bladder capacity Bladder obstruction Bladder overactivity Bladder infection or recurrent urinary tract infection Bladder inflammation (swelling) Interstitial cystitis (pain in the bladder) Bladder malignancy Benign prostatic hyperplasia (men), a non-cancerous overgrowth of the prostate that obstructs the flow of urine
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