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Frequent Nighttime Urination (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What are some over-the-counter meds I can take for nocturia?

What are some over-the-counter meds I can take 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

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What can be done about nocturia?

What can be done about nocturia?

Anticholinergic drug: Anticholinergic drugs increase the tone of the muscles around the neck of the bladder which must relax when one urinates. ...Read more

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What is nocturia? How do you treat it?

What is nocturia? How do you treat it?

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

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What is the definition or description of: nocturia?

What is the definition or description of: nocturia?

Urination at night: Nocturia means frequent urination at night. It can be a sign of different diseases, include prostate disease, diabetes etc. ...Read more

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What is involved in the medical evaluation of nocturia?

What is involved in the medical evaluation of nocturia?

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

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How can I get rid of nocturia?

How can I get rid of nocturia?

Anticholinergic drug: Anticholinergic drugs increase the tone of the muscles around the neck of the bladder which must relax when one urinates. ...Read more

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Would pre-diabetes cause nocturia?

Would pre-diabetes cause nocturia?

Yes it can but then: Again there are other causes of nocturia that should be evaluated for. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would urethral membranous stricture cause nocturia?

Would urethral membranous stricture cause nocturia?

It might: 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

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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

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Can lisinopril cause my nocturia?

Can lisinopril cause my nocturia?

Lisnopril: Yes if you are taking it at night it can. If you are start taking it in the morning and you will not have nocturia
let me know if I am right. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause some people nocturia?

Not Usually: Lisinopril is classified as a blood pressure medication that is grouped withe ace inhibitors. The side effects attributed to it are, non-productive cough, high potassium or renal failure. ...Read more

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Why does nocturia occur with benign prostatic hypertrophy?

Why does nocturia occur with benign prostatic hypertrophy?

Chronic Retention: With bph, the bladder becomes obstructed or blocked, and consequently, the bladder does not empty well, which causes urine to be retained. Since the bladder never empties completely, particularly in the recumbent position, nocturia results. ...Read more

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Can vitamin deficiencies cause nocturia, if so, what type of deficiencies?

Can vitamin deficiencies cause nocturia, if so, what type of deficiencies?

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

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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?

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?

Parasites?: Would suggest starting with stool studies- ova and parasites, specifically. Your symptoms suggest a possible parasite related infection- possibly Giardia among others. Please see your doc at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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My mom has nocturia, what's its treatment?

Stop caffiene: Stop fluids 3-4 hours before bed, be more active, avoid sedating medications (to avoid accidents), if has CHF will need ot wear compression hose and get feet up in the evening before bed for afew hours. ...Read more

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Can nocturia be made worse by phentermine?

Can nocturia be made worse by phentermine?

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

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Is there a link between nocturia and low-carb diet?

Is there a link between nocturia and low-carb diet?

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

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Is there an herbal supplement that will stop nocturia?

Is there an herbal supplement that will stop nocturia?

No: No herbal supplement will reliably stop nocturia. More importantly, one needs to find the cause (s) of nocturia. ...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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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.?

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

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My mom complains about nocturia. What doctor should I take her to?

My mom complains about nocturia. What doctor should I take her to?

Family Doc: Your family doctor may be able to handle this. If not, they will be able to refer you to the most appropriate specialist depending on what they find during their history and physical. Options include obgyn and urology, but start with your family doctor. ...Read more

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What is a a natural remedy for nocturia and overactive bladder?

What is a a natural remedy for nocturia and overactive bladder?

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

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Can there be a natural remedy for nocturia and overactive bladder?

Can there be a natural remedy for nocturia and overactive bladder?

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

Nocturia (Definition)

Nocturia means frequent urination at night. It can be a sign of different diseases, include ...Read more


Diaper (Definition)

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