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I feel the need to urinate every couple of minutes?. What is wrong with me?

I feel the need to urinate every couple of minutes?. What is wrong with me?

Frequency: There are many possible reasons for urinary frequency. They range from excessive fluid intake, excessive caffeine intake, bladder inflammation or infection to serious medical conditions such as diabetes mellitus or diabetes insipitus. You should be evaluated by a physician. ...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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As follows: urge to urinate every couple minutes, and burning sensation when I pee. Might it be an uti?

As follows: urge to urinate every couple minutes, and burning sensation when I pee. Might it be an uti?

Yes u have the sxs: Of a UTI please call your doc to get started on antibiotics asap and u will need to do a urine culture either before or after starting the antibiotics to make sure it is not resistant to the med. ...Read more

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I get a white concentrated discharge after urination? It's not come after every urination, but I get one a day or couple pf day?

I get a white concentrated discharge after urination? It's not come after every urination, but I get one a day or couple pf day?

Possible infection: Discharge from the penis is not normal and could signal infection. Best to see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What could cause urination pains that come and go every couple of weeks?

Evaluation: If you have dysuria comes and goes every two weeks, you need evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have urination pains that come and go every couple of weeks?

What to do if I have urination pains that come and go every couple of weeks?

See PCP or urologist: If this has been occurring over a period it is most reasonable to pursue further evaluation with your primary care physcian for a thorough history and evaluation including an urinalysis ...Read more

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Every time I urinate it feels like I need to go again any idea what this might be had it a couple of times it isn't painful or anything

Every time I urinate it feels like I need to go again any idea what this might be had it a couple of times it isn't painful or anything

See your doc: Frequent urination or feeling of incomplete voiding can be a sign of many things, including a urinary tract infection. See your doctor and have a urine culture and analysis done. Not all urinary tract infections have pain associated with them. ...Read more

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For the last couple of weeks every time I have went to the bathroom to urinate, it has been difficult to go. I have to force it out. No pain tho.

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For the last couple of weeks every time I have went to the bathroom to urinate, it has been difficult to go. I have to force it out. No pain tho.

Difficulty voiding: Frequent painful voiding w/urgency makes me highly suspicious for urinary tract infection. Difficulty voiding can result from anticholinergic side effect of many medications. Anatomic changes such as cystocele (prolapsed bladder) can also make it difficult to go. So go see your FamilyDoc, GYN or Planned Parenthood to review your medications, undergo pelvic examination and check urinalysis. ...Read more

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Fluid intake not decreased, urine output has. Usually urinate frequently & a lot, now a couple drops every few hrs. No symptoms. Be concerned?

Fluid intake not decreased, urine output has. Usually urinate frequently & a lot, now a couple drops every few hrs. No symptoms. Be concerned?

See a Dr.: You may be retaining urine in the bladder, You did not give an age, but prostate enlargement or inflammation of the prostate may cause these symptoms. Prostate enlargement is very common in men over 50. ...Read more

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Once every couple months I'll be walking to the bathroom & mildly cramp, then when I urinate i have STRONG stabbing pain in uterine area.?

Once every couple months I'll be walking to the bathroom & mildly cramp, then when I urinate i have STRONG stabbing pain in uterine area.?

Sere below: Your complaint is unusual in that it occurs only once every several months. If this only occurs when you are having your period it might be due to endometriosis. See your physician for an exam and hopefully a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get my menses every 3-4 months. Took couple of blood test and urine and everything is normal except i have anemia.not sexually active.20 year old.?

I get my menses every 3-4 months. Took couple of blood test and urine and everything is normal except i have anemia.not sexually active.20 year old.?

2 different issues: Infrequent periods can be caused by hormone issues, thyroid abnormalities, Polycystic ovary syndrome, elevated prolactin — which can be caused by some medications, excessive exercise, low body weight etc. "Anemia" is best evaluated by checking blood levels of iron, B12 and Folate (folic acid) before starting a suppliment. Some "anemias" are actually due to a variation in hemoglobin (thalassemias) ...Read more

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I need to urinate every ten minutes while drinking, is there anything I can do about this?

I need to urinate every ten minutes while drinking, is there anything I can do about this?

See your doctor: Frequent urination if small amounts with burning may be an infection. But if not burning may mean that you are not emptying well and this should be confirmed by ultrasound of the bladder. Some medicines could cause this. What you can do about it is to stop over the counter meds that you may be using, decrease the amount of fluid intake, and see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing vaginal tingling and don't know why i have the need to urinate every few minutes. Its exhausting and I need to sleep.

I've been experiencing vaginal tingling and don't know why i have the need to urinate every few minutes. Its exhausting and I need to sleep.

Sounds like uti: Sounds like you have a bladder infection. Sometimes a vaginal infection can cause symptoms confusing it with bladder infection so if a urine test is negative, you may need a gyn exam. Time for a trip to a clinic. ...Read more

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Why do I urinate frequently about every 10 minutes, why is this?

Why do I urinate frequently about every 10 minutes, why is this?

Keep a voiding log.: Even at night? Keep a log of all the times you urinate and approximate quantities for a few days. Then see doc. Urinary patterns and relationship to intake may be diagnostic. ...Read more

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What can be the cause that? Have to go urinate every 20 minutes?

UTI or overactive bl: Frequent urination is one of the two most common symtoms of lower urinary tract infectins, cystitis or urethritis and includes std. Onset of symptoms from infections is quite rapid. You need to get an urinalysis. Overactive bladder or interstitial cystitis are other important causes of urinary frequency. Less common causes are neurologic such as multiple sclerosis, or from bladder growths. ...Read more

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I constantly need to urinate about every 15 minutes, what does that mean?

I constantly need to urinate about every 15 minutes, what does that mean?

Frequency: There are many possible reasons for urinary frequency. They range from excessive fluid intake, excessive caffeine intake, bladder inflammation or infection to serious medical conditions such as diabetes mellitus or diabetes insipitus. You should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I am constantly feeling the urge to urinate and basically am every 20-30 minutes. What would this be?

I am constantly feeling the urge to urinate and basically am every 20-30 minutes. What would this be?

Urinary tract ...: Urinary tract infection tops the list, but other consideration include: STD, kidney stone, urethritis, excessive fluid consumption, anxiety, etc. Would certainly advise getting checked at least with an urinalysis with reflux culture now. ...Read more

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I urinate every 5 minutes what is wrong with me this been going on for a long time and getting worst?

I urinate every 5 minutes what is wrong with me this been going on for a long time and getting worst?

Here are some...: Sorry to hear your suffering from voiding symptoms. To deal with current issues correctly for good timely medical care, go to peruse articles in the page of http://formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. Thereby you gain many ideas & insight on how work with doc. Best wish... ...Read more

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I feel pain when I urinate and I need to go to the toilet every 10 minutes, it's really bothering me, what should I do?!

I feel pain when I urinate and I need to go to the toilet every 10 minutes, it's really bothering me, what should I do?!

Get evaluated: See your dr for an exam, most dr offices can easily run an urinalysis in their office to start with. For now, drink lots of fluids like water or cranberry juice. Don't delay treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I am always face the situation that I should go to toilet every 30 minutes because I have urine problem. How to solve my problem?

I am always face the situation that I should go to toilet every 30 minutes because I have urine problem. How to solve my problem?

Get it evaluated: First of all, be sure that you do not have a urinary tract infection. Has the urine been cultured for bacteria? If not, do so. Other bladder conditions can also cause this and there are medications that can help an overactive bladder. ...Read more

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After I pee some urine comes out couple of minutes later, but i really make sure its over before I'm done! Why is that and how I can stop it?

Post-void dribble: Most common cause in men is urinating with elastic from pants or underpants compressing mid-urethra. Urine then escapes from urethra penis is replaced within underpants. Corrected by pulling pants ; underpants below scrotum when urinating go using the underpants ; pant fly to avoid urethral compression. Other causes can be urethral diverticulum, stricture or valve. Needs urologist if not former. ...Read more

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Recently when I urinate I have a peculiar situation where I get couple of drops of urine again after waiting for about 1-2 minutes. Pls advice?

Recently when I urinate I have a peculiar situation where I get couple of drops of urine again after waiting for about 1-2 minutes. Pls advice?

B vitamins?: The most common cause of bright yellow urine is b vitamins. They cause the urine to have a fluorescent yellow color. Normally dark yellow urine is usually from the urine being really concentrated. Try pushing your water intake to dilute it. I don't know if yellow food coloring would get directly into the urine. ...Read more

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Need to urinate frequently while lying down. I am able to urinate a substantial amount everytime and have no pain. Just a need to go every 10 minutes?

See answer : Would recommend you do a 3-day voiding diary whereby you measure and record how much (in ounces or mls) and how often you urinate in a 24-hr period. This will help determine your daily output, functional bladder capacity, compare nighttime vs daytime, and help define the nature of your condition. Would recommend you see a urologist with this information to elucidate the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I urinate every 10 to 20 minutes, will that cause dehydration?

I urinate every 10 to 20 minutes, will that cause dehydration?

Seek MD advice: If frequent urination is because of a defect in your kidneys ability to retain salt and/or water, then you might become dehydrated or develop a severe electrolyte abnormality. Uncontrolled diabetes can also cause frequent urination and dehydration. Excessive water ingestion as well as bladder obstruction or infection can cause frequent urination. You need to seek medical consultation promptly. ...Read more

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What cause you to use the bathroom to urinate every 20 minutes on some days?

What cause you to use the bathroom to urinate every 20 minutes on some days?

Many possibilities: The most concerning potential causes include bladder or kidney infection, diabetes, or some rare neurological problems. Other causes include things that can cause bladder irritation like sodas, juices, caffeine, vitamins (esp c & b), and concentrated urine from dehydration/inadequate water intake. If concerned please see your doctor. A urine test can help exclude infection or diabetes. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more