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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Frequent Urination (Definition)

If the number going to pee makes a person feel inconvenient for daily living, it is denoted as urinary frequency or frequent urination, which should be individualized to reflect the function of bladder storage and emptying, urine excretion, and fluid consumption, although AUA defined it as peeing more than 8 times in ...Read more


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Is frequent urination a sign of dehydration?

Dehydration: Frequent urination can cause dehydration, if fluid is not administered to replace that lost in the urine. If a person has normal kidneys, they try to conserve water in a dehydrated state. The result, in this case, is a small amount of concentrated urine is eliminated by the dehydrated person. ...Read more

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My symptoms include chronic dehydration regardless of the amount of fluids I take, severe frequent muscle cramps, frequent urination, low B/P, syncope?

My symptoms include chronic dehydration regardless of the amount of fluids I take, severe frequent muscle cramps, frequent urination, low B/P, syncope?

Dehydration: Your symptoms indicate symptoexessive fluid loss & dehydration, it could be diabetes mellitus or more likely diabetes insepidus due to lack of antidiuretic hormone, you must ask your 1ry care physician to refer you to an endocrinologist to for evaluation & workup including routine U/A that might show very low spicific gravity in case of DI or increased sp gr with ketone in case DM ...Read more

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Frequent urination even though I am dehydrated?

Frequent urination even though I am dehydrated?

Male or female: That's a loaded question. Male or female? Old or young? Painless? All day long and night or just at night? Overweight? Shortness of breath with exertion? Basically, get to your doctor, get examined, make sure it's not an infection vs diabetes. ...Read more

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I have had frequent urination for 7 months and it has been severe. What is this? And I urinate large volumes of water even thought I am dehydrated.

I have had frequent urination for 7 months and it has been severe. What is this? And I urinate large volumes of water even thought I am dehydrated.

DM, OAB, IC, UTI: Hope you had a urinalysis. Possible explanations apart from your consuming moor liquids is? Diabetes, overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, UTI or bladder or urethral polyp, or brain tumor affecting secretion of antidiuretic hormone. (latter two are very rare). ...Read more

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Negative ultrasound UTI and diabetes and dehydrated but still frequent urination?

Negative ultrasound UTI and diabetes and dehydrated but still frequent urination?

Need details: You need to undergo a detailed history and physical exam followed by possible lab work and imaging studies relevant to the findings. For this would suggest seeing a good general internist or family physician who will spend the time and interest necessary to work this out. Have you had a urinalysis? How long has this been going on. Need more info. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Dehydration + symptoms from inadequate fluid intake. Level of intake that resolves symptoms causes excessive urination, leading to dehydration. Ideas?

Dehydration + symptoms from inadequate fluid intake. Level of intake that resolves symptoms causes excessive urination, leading to dehydration. Ideas?

Dehydration: Please see your doctor who will take your medical history, examine you, and order labs.

It is important to find out what is contained in a 24 hour urine collection as well as blood work. If there are problems they can be resolved. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of frequent urination and back pains?

What could be the cause of frequent urination and back pains?

Possible UTI: I would like you to be checked for a bladder or kidney infection as soon as possible. Your doctor should be able to perform a urine test in clinic, or if you have fever or vomiting, you may need to be seen in the emergency room. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent urination outside dibetes?

What is the cause of frequent urination outside dibetes?

UTI: Urinary Tract Infection most likely. Excessive fluid intake, or (in men) prostate problems also. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of frequent urination since childhood?

What would be the cause of frequent urination since childhood?

Irritable nerves: I would guess that there are other symptoms and if there are, try getting rid of sugar in all its forms. If this does not apply, make sure that it is not due to urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Can the cause of frequent urination be nothing?

Can the cause of frequent urination be nothing?

Possibly: Can at times just be due to standing or sitting erect. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of frequent urination at night?

What could be the cause of frequent urination at night?

Frequent urination: Common causes include: diabetes, too much fluid intake before bedtime, diuretic medications, congestive heart failure. In men, prostate enlargement is a common cause. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent urination ONLY when lying down cause im suffering from it. Pls advise thanks.

What is the cause of frequent urination ONLY when lying down cause im suffering from it. Pls advise thanks.

You might: Have redistribution of leg edema fluid upon lying down, causing urinary frequency. If you have an infection, you should be treated. Consult with an internist to investigate other causes of polyuria, such as diabetes. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of frequent urination? I don't drink sodas. I drink tea and I go pee at least 6 times during the day and 4-6 times every night

What could be the cause of frequent urination? I don't drink sodas. I drink tea and I go pee at least 6 times during the day and 4-6 times every night

Urinary frequency: Several possibilities. If small amounts with urgency or pain, a urinary tract infection is likely. Possibly overactive bladder. If large aounts of urine, i.e. bladder usually is quite full, then diabetes is probably the most likely possibility. Seriously abnormal kidney function could do it. Or hormonal problems, especially one called diabetes insipidis. Some of these are serious; see doctor soon. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent urination. Blood sugar is normal & no evident of any kind of infection?

What is the cause of frequent urination. Blood sugar is normal & no evident of any kind of infection?

Head injury?: Hi. You've ruled out the two most common causes, diabetes and UTI. Have you had a head injury. Rare as it is, your doc must at least consider diabetes insipidus (DI, an acquired disease of lack of antidiuretic hormone). If your doc suspects that, it's straightforward to test for with a water deprivation test, but the test needs to be closely monitored. DI can follow head injury or be idiopathic. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent urination besides having a UTI (urinary tract infection)?

What is the cause of frequent urination besides having a UTI (urinary tract infection)?

Polyuria. Causes:: Partial list: overactive bladder, consuming large fluid volumes, diabetes mellitus or insipidus, bladder stones, interstitial cystitis, bladder or urethral diverticulum, bladder polyp or tumor, pregnancy, enlarged prostate, inflammed bowel or appendix pressing on bladder, anxiety, chronic kidney disease preventing water reabsorbtion after initial blood filttration, medication, esp. Diuretics. ...Read more

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Cause of frequent urination in 23 year old male other than diabetes?

Cause of frequent urination in 23 year old male other than diabetes?

Possible infection: Causes of frequent urination other than diabetes include infection, pressure on the bladder for an adjacent organ or tumor, fluid overload, incomplete emptying of the bladder and some medications. Suggest seeing a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Cause of frequent urination?

Prostate enlargement: It is very common due to inefficient bladder emptying. Also, other causes include urethral stricture and bladder atony that produce small frequent voids. Also, urinary tract infection but usually have burning discomfort with it. Frequency at night only is also associated with kidney disease or heart failure due to edema and fluid retention. ...Read more

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Causes of frequent urination (don't have diabetes)?

Many causes: Primary cause for frequent urination can be due to irritation of bladder lining from inflammation or chemical irritation. Structural abnormalities, such as small bladder, bladder diverticulum, or psychological issues eg anxiety can all cause frequency of urination. Cystitis is probably most common cause of acute frequency. Overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, acid urine from oj. ...Read more

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What would cause me to stay hungry all the time, stay nausiated regardless of how much or what I eat or don't eat, frequent urination?

What would cause me to stay hungry all the time, stay nausiated regardless of how much or what I eat or don't eat, frequent urination?

Could be diabetes: All your symptoms fit the classic inital presentation of diabetes, but there could be another metabolic cause. Diabetes can present with the 3ps. Polyuria, polydypsia and polyphagia. The frequent urination is due to elevated blood sugars. You should see a doctor and have your sugars checked to rule out this very treatable condition. ...Read more

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What can cause frequent urination?

What can cause frequent urination?

Many causes.: Urinary frequency can occur for many reasons, and finding the cause can often require a detailed patient history, physical exam, or other testing. I suggest seeing your primary care physician for evaluation. If your symptoms are very bothersome, seek a urologist. Keeping a bladder diary for 48 hours is very helpful for the physician: write down when and how much you drink, and when you void. ...Read more

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What causes frequent urination at night?

What causes frequent urination at night?

Nocturia...: Getting up to use the toilet when you want to sleep can be quite frustrating. Common causes of nighttime urination (nocturia) include: uncontrolled diabetes, urinary infection, drinking fluids right up until sleep, incomplete emptying of the bladder, high sodium diet, mild/mod/severe kidney insufficiency, mild/mod/severe heart failure, and much heavily advertised less common overactive bladder. ...Read more

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What might cause frequent urination in men?

What might cause frequent urination in men?

Many things: For young men caffeine consumption is often the culprit. Caffeine is a diuretic and signals the kidneys produce more urine they would normally. Some men simply have small bladder capacity. For older men enlargement of the prostate is often to blame. Also urinary tract infections, in particular prostatitis, can be an issue. ...Read more

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