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Nocturia (Overview)

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


Nocturia (Overview)

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


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My mom has nocturia, what's its treatment?

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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Nocturia (Tip)

Limit caffeine and alcohol intake because they can make you urinate more. ...See 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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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?

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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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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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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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

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 ...Read more