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How To Use Diapers For Nocturia
No, but...: In reality, there is no effective OTC pills for improving nocturia but AZO (phenazopyridine) may help ease nocturia to a degree if it is induced by UTI or OAB or IC. For more on nocturia, go to article in http://www. Formefirst. Com/Nocturia. Html. For other related issues about urination, go to articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble. Html. More? Contact me. Best wish.. ...Read more
Urinating at night: Nocturia is a term which refers to urinating at night after you have gone to sleep. Primarily, it is the urge to urinate which awakens one from sleep. The simplest way to reduce nocturia is to limit fluid intake in the evening after dinner. Also avoid caffeine or alcohol close to bedtime. If the nocturia is very severe (getting up often) then seeing a urologist is important. ...Read more
Determine Etiology: Nocturia may be a symptom of a primary sleep disorder, inappropriate ADH (vasopressin) secretion, diabetes, end stage kidney disease, bladder outlet obstruction with incomplete emptying of the bladder, a spinal cord or central nervous system disorder, bladder infection or inflammation just to name a few. A check up with your doctor and a urologist should be able to identify the problem fairly easily. ...Read more
See below for symptoms of urethral stricture:
http://www. Healthline. Com/health/urethral-stricture#overview1
It doesn't look like from your history you have a known urethral stricture and there are other causes for nocturia (e.g. diabetes, bladder problems) so I'd recommend assessment by a doctor licensed in your area to sort through the possibilities and order tests if needed. ...Read more
I've been taking drugs for OAB for so long with no use, during a urodynamic study I couldn't be catheterd. Would a stricture be the cause of nocturia?
Structure is possible: If the medication you have been using for overactive bladder has been of little help, then it is important to consider causes of nocturia which may be structural rather than neurological or due to musculature problems. At this point, the ideal way to proceed would be to have non-invasive imaging and urodynamic testing performed by a urologist. ...Read more
Haven't heard of it: Pediatricians see many kids with bedwetting and most outgrow it by age 7 or 8 years. A few still have it until age 11-13 years. One's doctor can check things out to make sure there isn't anything unusual going on. Haven't heard of any vitamin deficiencies nor excesses being related to bedwetting nor to nocturia. If there is lots of urine in the night, without bedwetting, the doctor can check also. ...Read more
Chronic diarrhea no pain. Itch worse in evening. Sometimes I wake up at night and I scratch whole my body for few minutes. Nocturia too. Why? Bad illness?
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Not likely: The side effects that might occur with Phentermine would be those associated with stimulatory effects. Sometimes a slight increase in pulse rate, slight increase in blood pressure; these are usually transient and if the patient is well-monitored by a medical weight specialist are not typically a problem, this med can cause dry mouth; incr thirst and because of that a patient may drink more water. ...Read more
Yes: A low carb diet leads to weight loss which is mostly water in the first 1-2 weeks. After that there should not be excess water loss and the nocturia will cease. If you are on this diet for weight loss and drink more water to help 'detoxify' you may have nocturia. If it is not related to either of these and continues, seek medical help. ...Read more
No: No herbal supplement will reliably stop nocturia. More importantly, one needs to find the cause (s) of nocturia. ...Read more
YOU NEED TO DISCUSS: This with your doctor. It is a sign of possible issues in your urinary tract. ...Read more
Nocturia (1-3/night). Age 34. Healthy diet & weight. 3, 12 oz. Diet colas/wk. No other caffeine. 6-8 glasses of h20/day. Most food consumed after 2pm.?
UTI, kidney function: If nocturia is a new symptoms need to check for UTI and kidney functions. If has been a chronic symptom and no cause was found in the past- possible causes are drinking water late at night, eating late at night. Better to check with your doctor. ...Read more
Avoid swelling: With aging, we make more urine at night while sleeping. Support hose can help. Elevate legs above level of heart for 20-30 mins in the evening. Avoid xs fluid intake a few hrs before bedtime. If using a water pill or diuretic, take it in the late afternoon rather than in the am. Treat sleep apnea, it makes nocturia worse. ...Read more
Some claims: But nothing that has been shown to be effective in careful clinical trials. Start by seeing your pcp, gyn or a urogynecologist. ...Read more
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