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Frequent Nighttime Urination (Overview)

Frequent nighttime urination, also termed as nocturia, is to define the state of getting up to urinate one or more times a night. To learn more on nocturia, review the article in http://www.formefirst.com/Nocturia.html.


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Frequent urination problem?

Frequent urination problem?

Frequent urination: Due to the broad nature of your inquiry, it would be difficult to answer your question. Suggest that you see your family doctor or a urologist for evaluation. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

Frequent Nighttime Urination (Overview)

Frequent nighttime urination, also termed as nocturia, is to define the state of getting up to urinate one or more times a night. To learn more on nocturia, review the article in http://www.formefirst.com/Nocturia.html.


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What could be causing my frequent nighttime urination?

What could be  causing my frequent nighttime urination?

UTI, DM, or cystitis: Urinary tract infections or inflammation would be at the top of the differential diagnosis list along with possible diabetes mellitus. ...Read more

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I have frequent nighttime urination problems (nocturia)?

I have frequent nighttime urination problems (nocturia)?

YOU NEED TO DISCUSS: This with your doctor. It is a sign of possible issues in your urinary tract. ...Read more

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Frequent urination and pain after urinating?

Frequent urination and pain after urinating?

Bladder infection: Sounds like it could be a bladder infection. Talk with your doc so you can get treated. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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Will diabetes cause frequent night urination?

Will diabetes cause frequent night urination?

Causes: A common cause is drinking fluids too close to bedtime. Perhaps urinating before bedtime would help. Depending on age and sex consider enlarged prostate and getting that treated. Diabetes can also cause urinary frequency. ...Read more

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Diabetes due to frequent night urination?

Diabetes due to frequent night urination?

It is possible: Diabetes does cause frequent urination and it is not uncommon to present as more noticable night time voiding. An enlarged prostate is another common cause of frequent nighttime voiding. To check this, simply see a doctor and have a blood and urine test done. If diabetes, better to find out and start being treated. Same to be said for an infection, enlarged prostate etc. ...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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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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Frequent night urination, why me?

Frequent night urination, why me?

See below: The number of times is subjective. If you drink a lot of water by habit you have to go more often. Caffeine from tea or coffee can act like a diuretic . Abnormal conditions include infection, or high blood sugar. If none of the above see a urologist, you may need a cystoscopy ie a look inside the bladder. ...Read more

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Can ddavp (desmopressin) cause frequent daytime urination?

Can ddavp (desmopressin) cause frequent daytime urination?

Usually the opposite: The medication concentrates urine -- so in theory you would not be going to urinate as frequently. ...Read more

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Night sweats and frequent urination, pregnant?

Night sweats and frequent urination, pregnant?

HPT: Do a home pregnancy test to find out - the symptoms are very non-specific and don't tell you much. ...Read more

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More frequent urination during pregnancy?

More frequent urination during pregnancy?

Common: There are several reasons this occurs and it is very common. The increase in hormones along with the increase in the size of the uterus pressing on the bladder are two very common reasons. ...Read more

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Urge incontinence without stress incontinence, frequent thirst, frequent urination, waking frequently to urinate. Tested neg for diabetes. What is it?

Urge incontinence without stress incontinence, frequent thirst, frequent urination, waking frequently to urinate. Tested neg for diabetes. What is it?

Its hard to say.: You need a test called urodynamics. See either your gynecologist if they have a comfort level with incontinence problems or a urologist. If available, there is a specialist called a uro-gynecologist that would be the optimal person to see to go over treatment options. ...Read more

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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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Male urination problem: I have frequent dribbling after urination?

Male urination problem: I have frequent dribbling after urination?

Prostate trouble: The most common source of this problem is prostate enlargement with marrowing of the urine cannal. Less commonly you could have urethral narrowing due to prior infection. The best thing is to go see a urologist. ...Read more

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Pain in bladder when urination n frequent urination?

Pain in bladder when urination n frequent urination?

UTI: It sounds like you may have a uti. Go to a doctor for evaluation and treatment if the studies are positive. ...Read more

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Frequent urination last night and today?

Frequent urination last night and today?

UTI, STI/STD: There are many potential causes. In your age group, a urinary tract infection is most common. If you are sexually active potentially and sti/std, or potentially bladder spasm or irritability. I would see your doctor to have your urine tested and if needed start and antiobiotic, cranberry juice etc. Drink lot of water! good luck. ...Read more

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Does constipation cause frequent urination?

It can: Constipation can frequently alter your voiding. Both from mechanical and neurological reasons. www.peedoc.com. ...Read more

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Very frequent urination with pain?

Very frequent urination with pain?

See a doctor: Hi. A urinary tract infection (UTI, aka bladder infection) is most likely. It is easily diagnosed with with finding of high white blood cells in the urine, and easily treated with antibiotics. Other conditions are possible as well, but UTI is the most likely. Good luck! ...Read more

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Frequent urinating no pain?

Frequent urinating no pain?

Many possibilities.: 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 could be causing my frequent nighttime urination?

UTI, DM, or cystitis: Urinary tract infections or inflammation would be at the top of the differential diagnosis list along with possible diabetes mellitus. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Frequent nighttime urination?

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To pee at night...: Frequent nighttime urination, also termed as nocturia, is to define the state of getting up to urinate one or more times a night. To learn more on nocturia, review the article in http://www.formefirst.com/Nocturia.html. ...Read more

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Frequent nighttime urination is driving me crazy and I don't know what to do?

Talk to your doctor.: Frequent urination can have many causes, medical or behavioral. Your physician can help you sort out the cause and recommend a solution. ...Read more

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I have frequent nighttime urination problems (nocturia)?

YOU NEED TO DISCUSS: This with your doctor. It is a sign of possible issues in your urinary tract. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if frequent nighttime urination can be a side effect of cortisone?

Does anyone know if frequent nighttime urination can be a side effect of cortisone?

Cortisone urinary fr: In some people who are prediabetics high doses of cortisone can cause diabetes and that can cause polyurea and in return may cause night time frequency.But it is not a direct effect of cortisone and is not so common. ...Read more

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Can frequent nighttime urination be a side effect of cortisone shots?

Can frequent nighttime urination be a side effect of cortisone shots?

Possible: Cortisone treatments can cause increased blood glucose levels which will cause increased urination and thirst. ...Read more

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5 cortisone injections in lower back about 4-5 weeks ago. Have had ankle and foot swelling ever since. Frequent nighttime urination. Normal?

5 cortisone injections in lower back about 4-5 weeks ago.  Have had ankle and foot swelling ever since.  Frequent nighttime urination.  Normal?

Check for diabetes: Steroid injections can just about alway increase blood sugar so if you are a diabetic patient (even in you did not know it) it could bring on diabetic symptoms. ...Read more

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Will protien drinks increase nighttime urination?

Will protien drinks increase nighttime urination?

Yes: Any drink will do. Increased fluid intake always causes increased fluid excretion. In practical terms, reduce your salt consumption and your fluid intake close to bedtime. ...Read more

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Can certain medication lead to nighttime urination?

Can certain medication lead to nighttime urination?

Yes: Diuretics can cause nightime urination. Diuretics such as hydrochlorothiazide are used for high blood pressure treatment and Lasix (furosemide) is used for congestive heart failure. These medications can lead to nightime urination. ...Read more

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What medical issues will cause nighttime urination?

What  medical issues will  cause nighttime urination?

UTIs, DM, & cystitis: Urinary tract infections, diabetes, bladder inflammation, and if you are a male then inflammation/infection or enlargement of your prostate gland can also be causes. ...Read more

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What's a good drug to take to cut down on nighttime urination?

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Here are some...: Before taking the drug to decrease nighttime urination, one has to figure out why one has to wake up to pee often? How? It is not that hard to sort things out correctly by following the instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain insight on how to work with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, and counseling. ...Read more

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I feel like I have more nighttime urination than others. What do I do?

I feel like I have more  nighttime urination than others. What do I do?

Urinalysis and exam: Keep a diary of your urination pattern and visit your primary care doctor for a general check up to rule out diabetes and to check for urinary tract infections or other causes of frequent urination. Also reduce the amount your drinking prior to going to bed. ...Read more

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About 1-2x/week, I have excessive nighttime urination (and get up every hour and excess output). It's like everything flushes out. Is this normal?

About 1-2x/week, I have excessive nighttime urination (and get up every hour and excess output).  It's like everything flushes out. Is this normal?

May be/ may be not: UTI needs to be ruled out. Do you drink lots of water towards the later part of the day? Try to limit water intake 3 hours before Bed time, High Blood sugar and High Calcium level scan cause frequent urination but not limited to night time. If continues get examined. ...Read more

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Could prescription antidiuretic cut down on nighttime urination if this is the only problem?

Could prescription antidiuretic cut down on nighttime urination if this is the only problem?

Unclear problem: Unfortunately, there is no "antidiuretic" medication. The main thing is to find out how much urination you actually have at night and then work from there to find out why. Initially, you may need to be seen by a urologist. Then the treatment can be catered to your problem. You should also avoid all "natural" meds, as those can cause an interstitial nephritis and increased urination. ...Read more

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Is it possible that nighttime urination can be a sign of an sti ? I was positive for an sti 1-2 months ago and was treated. No intercourse since.

Probably unrelated: It would be helpful to know what STD you had. The only ones likely to cause urinary symptoms are gonorrhea and chlamydia, but even these wouldn't cause night time urination as the only symptom. If you have painful or urgent urination, or vaginal discharge, see your doctor. Otherwise I doubt this is related to your infection 1-2 months ago. ...Read more

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What's the cause of nighttime urination months after a posterior repair with a Botox treatment ? Was born with spina Bifida

Nocturia: By definition, nighttime urination is referred to as nocturia. In older guys, this can be a symptom of enlarged prostate. In your situation, it might be a post-op issue so be sure to discuss w/surgeon. If urinating frequently both day & night, then we wonder about diabetes, medications, etc. If you have edema (swollen legs), fluid might be redistributing nightly while sleeping eg venous insufficie ...Read more

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