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How often should we urinate during the day?

How often should we urinate during the day?

Enough,.... 4-8X?: Enough to remove intake. So, if you hypothetically are lost in the desert and have no water you will lose only 10 oz of urine output (obligatory loss), no more. Otherwise, if you drink more you need to lose more unless you are losing somewhere else e.g. Vomiting, diarrhea, sweating, colostomy, ileostomy , etc. All intake should equal all output. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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I drink 2-3liters of water per day .i urinate during the day, but at nights I wake up about 3-5 times to urinate.should I be worried?.

I drink 2-3liters of water per day .i urinate during the day, but at nights
 I wake up about 3-5 times to urinate.should I be worried?.

No: You are drinking generously for your location in the tropics. Since kidneys work efficiently during the night and remove excess fluids naturally, do not worry about urinating during the night. If this bothers your sleep, consider drinking the bulk of your fluids earlier during the day and limiting your nighttime fluid intake after 8PM. Void before going to bed and make note if this works for you. ...Read more

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Can serious urinating issues become cancer, or kidney problems? I have wet the bed for a long time, since i was young. I am almost 13. I have also had trouble urinating and bowel movement problems during the day. Sometimes i used to urinate during the day

Can serious urinating issues become cancer, or kidney problems? I have wet the bed for a long time, since i was young. I am almost 13. I have also had trouble urinating and bowel movement problems during the day. Sometimes i used to urinate during the day

Not cancer: May have bladder & bowel dysfunction & might be worth consulting a pediatric urologist. Entire problem may be due to chronic constipation and could be relieved by a bowel clean-out followed by daily MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) sufficient to induce a soft daily bm. Bedwetting may respond to use of a bedwetting alarm, failing that medication to reduce nightly urine production or medication to increase bladder capacity. ...Read more

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In May 2015 vita D was 22. I take 2k daily during winter but decided to double dosage every other day. Just noticed now urine bright yellow. Stop it?

In May 2015 vita D was 22. I take 2k daily during winter but decided to double dosage every other day. Just noticed now urine bright yellow. Stop it?

Vitamin D deficiency: 1,000 international units (IU) of Vitamin D will typically raise 25OH D level by 10ng/mL (30-100ng/mL is considered normal reference range). Vitamin D supplementation does not affect urine color. But vitamin B supplements can turn urine bright yellow. ...Read more

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I started running a week ago and the past 2 days after running there has been a trace amount of blood in my urine I have never had this problem before and it only occurs right after i run and no other time during the day

I started running a week ago and the past 2 days after running there has been a trace amount of blood in my urine I have never had this problem before and it only occurs right after i run and no other time during the day

Blood : Blood in the urine (hematuria) has many different causes. The good news is that it commonly occurs after exercise, especially runners or after any other physical activity that is intense and/or prolonged. Usually this is a benign occurrence, however since this is the first time you are experiencing this you should see your doctor for a complete evaluation to rule out any other issues. Take care. ...Read more

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Big bladder that holds much urine and cannot expelled enough during day. Can diurectics work?

Big bladder that holds much urine and cannot expelled enough during day. Can diurectics work?

Bladder function: Diuretics increase urine production but have nothing to do with bladder function. If you are having difficulty voiding, see a urologist for proper evaluation of your bladder function. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stop urinating so much during the day and night ?

Is it possible to stop urinating so much during the day and night ?

See below: frequent urination maybe due to either drinking too much water, a bladder issue,high blood sugar or sign of kidney problem as usually you should not have to go at night all these causes need to investigated by your doctor ...Read more

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I started bleeding a large amount of blood during sex last night. Now it is the next day and there is blood in my urine. What could this be?

I started bleeding a large amount of blood during sex last night.  Now it is the next day and there is blood in my urine.  What could this be?

Get a check up: You have been having abnormal bleeding. Please call your doctor to get appointment or else, get evaluated in urgent care clinic. Good luck ! ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more