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Dr. Richard Auerbach
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Excessive Urination (Definition)

Excessive urination may bring confusion in its possible meaning for peeing too often in its frequency or too much in total daily urine volume. By AUA, peeing >8 times in 24 hrs is urinary frequency, though I do not agree to. Peeing often may be related with much urine excretion resulting from over drinking, poor renal ...Read more


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Does hypogonadism cause polyuria?

Not usually: There may be other congenital defects esp central diabetes insipidus. ...Read more

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Why does hypertension cause polyuria?

Ployuria and high BP: The most common cause of polyuria (p) is uncontrolled diabetes. Other causes are diabetes insipidus either central or nephrogenic. I suspect that the person with hypertension (h) and p is taking a diuretic agent which causes one to excrete a lot of urine to control h. If the person you are referring to takes diuretics, that could be the cause of p. If not, the person should see a physician. ...Read more

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Other causes of polydypsia and polyuria than diabetes insipidus and psychogenic?

Other causes of polydypsia and polyuria than diabetes insipidus and psychogenic?

Classic causes: But many patients have taken to consuming large amounts of water due to perception that this is valuable for their health. An internist is ideal to figure this out. ...Read more

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Could the dehydration from polyuria in diabetes also cause a 'percieved' hyperproteinemai?

Could the dehydration from polyuria in diabetes also cause a 'percieved' hyperproteinemai?

Depends: Hi. Hyperglycemia causes progressively worse dehydration the higher the blood glucose (and more prolonged the high glucose). Hyperglycemia & dehydration SHOULD BE TREATED! Severe dehydration can cause impaired kidney function independent of diabetic kidney disease, and impaired kidney function can cause elevations in prolactin. Circuitous answer! Treat your diabetes and dehydration! ...Read more

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35 yo F abnormally thick endometrium 5 days post norm menstrual cycle. no fibroids.Tubes tied 9 yrs ago, also having polyuria, what could be the cause?

35 yo F abnormally thick endometrium 5 days post norm menstrual cycle. no fibroids.Tubes tied 9 yrs ago, also having polyuria, what could be the cause?

Thick endometrium: Normally if the endometrium is thick the doctor would perform an endometrial biopsy to sample the tissue and confirm there are no precancerous changes. They might also consider getting a better look at the uterine cavity with a sonohystogram or hysteroscopy. ...Read more

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What is polyuria?

What is polyuria?

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 blood sugars. ...Read more

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What could have given me polyuria?

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 called diabetes insipidus can also cause it.Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What exactly is nocturnal polyuria?

Salt, swelling: I would worry about fluid accumulation during the day in the legs due to excess sodium intake and vascular insufficiency. During the day the venus blood has to fight gravity to get to the heart and so it takes more pressure to return and the water leaks out of the legs into the tissues. At night, no gravity, more return of blood to the heart with greater delivery to the kidneys-more urine output. ...Read more

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Polyuria (Definition)

Polyuria is a symptom in which a person makes an abnormally large amount of urine, meaning a large amount each time he urinates (pees) and/or a large total amount throughout the day. Causes of polyuria include diabetes, use of diuretics, drinking ...Read more


More Frequent Urination (Definition)

More frequent urination is a symptom in which a person is urinating (peeing) more times per day, than previously. More frequent urination can be normal, if a person has no ill symptoms but is ...Read more