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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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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

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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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Why does creatine use cause excessive urination?

It doesn't: Creatine can be tough on the kidneys. Don't take more than 3 grams a day and drink a liter of water per gram to soften the kidney blow. 3 l of extra water a day can cause you to pee more. ...Read more

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How frequently do you have to urinate, for the condition to be considered excessive urination?

How frequently do you have to urinate, for the condition to be considered excessive urination?

Every 2-3 hours: Normally you may urinate every tow to three hours. If you drink a lot of fluid and caffeinated drinks, naturlly you will go more often, but if you have to go every hour around the clock, that is definitely excessive. ...Read more

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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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Is excessive urination a sign of an abnormal menstrual cycle?

Is excessive urination a sign of an abnormal menstrual cycle?

No, but...: Concerning abnormal menstruation, it is a good idea to be evaluated by a gyn-doc although one needs to consider the emerging menopause for a 53-t-o female. Clinically, some women may experience some urinary frequency around their period with specific reasons but elucidated as changing mucosal sensitivity of lower urinary tract secondary to hormonal fluctuation. Besides, UIT? Overdrinking of water? ...Read more

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Took corticosteroid longer then recommended , excessive urination 2 months could my cortisol levels be a mess without visually looking like Cushing's?

Took corticosteroid longer then recommended , excessive urination 2 months could my cortisol levels be a mess without visually looking like Cushing's?

Still taking Rx?: You do not have to look like you have Cushing syndrome to have Cushing syndrome. If you are not taking corticosteroids now, you may not have it however. A likely explanation has to do with blood sugar, not cortisol. Taking corticosteroid may raise your blood sugar, and this can lead to you needing to urinate more often. A simple test could be a urinalysis first. ...Read more

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Can coconut milk, lactase pills or lactose free milk cause excessive urination?

Can coconut milk, lactase pills or lactose free milk cause excessive urination?

Polyuria: ...I guess it depends on how much volume you consumed, assuming this is a new phenomenon for you and both diabetes and UTI are not present. ...Read more

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Excessive urination after drinking one-two beers. Smoker. Female. 29. No children. No symptoms of UTI. ?

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Here are some...: Drinking beers supplies water and its contained alcohol suppresses anti-diuretic hormone, resulting in making more urine so you have to pee more often. So, it is okay as long as being fine in peeing while not on water / beer drinking. About water drinking? Go to http://formefirst.com/waterdrink.html. ...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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Why does prednisone cause excessive urination and sugar craving and excess tiredness? I get this every time I take it. Anyway to curb sx?

Why does prednisone cause excessive urination and sugar craving and excess tiredness?  I get this every time I take it.  Anyway to curb sx?

Different Steroid: Steroids influence many of your bodies functions strongly and broadly. If you are having consistent problems with side effects from the prednisone. Talk to your doctor about other options when you require treatment with steroids. ...Read more

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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. 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