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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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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

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?

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?

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?

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)?

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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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?

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

Urination (Definition)

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