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What could cause excessive urination?

What could cause excessive urination?

Fluid and alcohol: If you drink a lot, naturally you will urinate a lot. Alcohol will definitely increase your urine frequency. Disease condition such as urinary tract infection and diabetes will cause that too. ...Read more

Folic Acid (Definition)

Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. ...Read more


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What causes frequent excessive urination?

What causes frequent excessive urination?

Excessive urination: There are a number of causes for excessive urination. You must discuss this soon with your doctor. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive urination with minimal fluid intake?

What can cause excessive urination with minimal fluid intake?

Diabetes (2): Both mellitus and insipidus. Both are associated with hypernatremia. Have your chemistry checked to see if this is present. ...Read more

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I have BPH so is there something i can take for excessive urination?

I have BPH so is there something i can take for excessive urination?

BPH & Urine: I often recommend, given that all else is fine in the examination and testing, that my patients start with the herb saw palmetto. If one notices symptom improvement within the first seven days then we stay on the herb for 90 days straight. If there is no improvement i then prescribe one of several medications. If this does not help then i send my patients to the urologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Excessive urination?

Here are some...: 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 function, and diuretic use. ...Read more

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Excessive urination and kidney pain. What could this be?

Excessive urination and kidney pain. What could this be?

Urine infection: Until proven otherwise, this is very likely a urinary tract infection - anywhere from the kidney to the bladder. You need to check with your doctor and have a urine analysis done to confirm or eliminate this possibility. ...Read more

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What can cause itchiness, thirst, and excessive urination?

Please get evaluated: Many different things can cause each of these symptoms, but it is very important to see your primary care physician as soon as you can for a history, physical, and some tests. He or she can assess these symptoms, look for signs, and make sure an important diagnosis like diabetes is not missed. ...Read more

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


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