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How Many Times Should A Newborn Go To The Bathroom
I have a month and a half old newborn. My boyfriend washes his hands for 10 to 12 seconds after using the bathroom and then holds my newborn. Is this timing good enough for washing hands?
Recommendations: Cdc wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap. Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Be sure to lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails. Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the "happy birthday" song from beginning to end twice. Rinse your hands well under clean, running water. Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
5-8: Starting around 4 days old babies should have about 5-8 wet diapers a day. Poop is another story. Some breastfeed babies stool after every feed which can be 8 times a day, some breastfed babies stool once every 5 days. As long as the stools are soft, both are fine. Formula fed babies tend to stool 2-5 times a day. When you start solids infants start stooling a little less often. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nocturia: What you have is called nocturia. It is considered abnormal if you have to get up more than once at night to urinate. There are many reasons for it depending on your age, sex, health, fluid intake, etc. In men, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common cause of nocturia. Sometimes, nocturia can secondary to increase urine production at night, which might be a sign of heart disease. ...Read more
What is a narvous bladder? Is that when you have to go to the bathroom 2-3 times before each time you leave the house?
Anxiety channelled: People can channel anxiety and stress into the bladder causing frequent voiding, just as anxiety can be channeled into migraines, ulcer disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Once started, it can cause excessive focus on the bladder and ultimately a maladaptive habit is formed. ...Read more
I think I might have a bladder problem I at least go to the bathroom more than 8 times during the day and three or more times per night. Please help! ?
Diabetes?: You could have a bladder problem, but a much more common situation is diabetes mellitus. See your doctor to get a history and physical examination as well as the appropriate testing to rule in or to rule out common causes of your symptoms and to get the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I found out that I have a quite big prostate. It is possible that is why everynight I have to go to the bathroom at least 3 or 4 times? Thanks.
Possibly : BPH and enlarged prostate is one cause of nocturia , getting up at nite. You may not be emptying your bladder due to the enlargement, causing you to get up at nite. BPH may cause bladder overactivity or irritative type symptoms also.However there are many other medical causes such as diabetes congestive heart failure and medications that can cause nocturia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In my 7-8 hours sleep i wake 3-4 times to go to the bathroom, it takes 5-10 minutes to go back to sleep, does that interrupt my sleep cycle?
Potentially: the more fragmented your sleep is, the more likely it is that it can affect how you feel during the day. That being said, it is still normal to wake up at least 4-6 times during the night between sleep . If you are noticing daytime symptoms you may want to consider seeing a sleep specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I never used to go to the bathroom regularly maybe once every 3 days, but now I am going 5 or more times a day and i only eat once to twice a day. What could be wrong? I do have a hiatal hernia.
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