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South Beach Diet Frequent Urination
2 liters of soda: What do you mean by "chronic frequent urination"? Is your urine dark, concentrated, or light, dilute? If you drink too much, your urine should be light drinking two liters of fluid/day is that abnormal especially in warm climates. Other things ingested contain water, fruits and soups, for example. If you are not feeling weak nor losing weight, you probably have nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
If there was caffeine in the sodas- which is a diuretic and makes you go to the bathroom- it could cause chronic frequent urination. The same could happen from drinking too much tea or coffee or other beverages containing caffeine (mountain dew)
Check to see if your soda contains caffeine- If not- see your physician for additional info about your condition. ...Read more
I've been eating healthy for about 3 1/2 weeks now. Watching nutrition and cut out processed. Is frequent urination common with diet change?
It is not uncommon!: The thing that seems to cause diuresis (increased urination) for most people with diet change is the significant reduction in sodium that comes with eating healthier/avoiding more processed foods. Often, when people lose more weight the first week or so on a "diet", it is chalked up to "water weight." Your body soon equilibrates. Remember, healthy drinking of more water also leads to more urine:) ...Read more
Frequent urination: If you have frequent urination (F), get a urine culture and urine analysis. Urinary tract infections can give your F. If you have one, get antibiotics to treat it. F can be seen in diabetes insipidus (DI) or diabetes mellitus (DM). Your urine analysis will show a dilute urine in DI and a urine with glucose in it in DM. Lack of water does not cause F. See a physician for a answer to your question ...Read more
Many causes: Primary cause for frequent urination can be due to irritation of bladder lining from inflammation or chemical irritation. Structural abnormalities, such as small bladder, bladder diverticulum, or psychological issues eg anxiety can all cause frequency of urination. Cystitis is probably most common cause of acute frequency. Overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, acid urine from oj. ...Read more
What would cause me to stay hungry all the time, stay nausiated regardless of how much or what I eat or don't eat, frequent urination?
Could be diabetes: All your symptoms fit the classic inital presentation of diabetes, but there could be another metabolic cause. Diabetes can present with the 3ps. Polyuria, polydypsia and polyphagia. The frequent urination is due to elevated blood sugars. You should see a doctor and have your sugars checked to rule out this very treatable condition. ...Read more
I am experiencing very frequent urination and sudden urge to urinate. The other day I went 9-10 times and at the age of 25 that isn’t normal. Help.?
Something not right.:
Urine is made from the liquid u consumed. Can't be from nothing. Remember: tea/coffee/juices/milk/sodas etc. Are mostly water. They just contain colorings and sugars/junks. Also, most of the food u eat contains water. Quite a bit of it actually. So, if you drink lots of the above liquid, u make urine. And they can be clear. If not, u would dry up like a twig fast.
Consult doc if u r concerned... ...Read more
Prostate enlargement: It is very common due to inefficient bladder emptying. Also, other causes include urethral stricture and bladder atony that produce small frequent voids. Also, urinary tract infection but usually have burning discomfort with it. Frequency at night only is also associated with kidney disease or heart failure due to edema and fluid retention. ...Read more
Many causes.: Urinary frequency can occur for many reasons, and finding the cause can often require a detailed patient history, physical exam, or other testing. I suggest seeing your primary care physician for evaluation. If your symptoms are very bothersome, seek a urologist. Keeping a bladder diary for 48 hours is very helpful for the physician: write down when and how much you drink, and when you void. ...Read more
Yes: But a cause of your frequent urination must be established first by your healthcare provider. If you have a bladder infection (UTI) you must be treated as soon as possible with antibiotics. If you have an "overactive bladder", there are medicines available to treat it. You need a pelvic exam and urine analysis. Some pts have an enlarged uterus due to fibroid tumors or pregnancy = another cause! ...Read more
Generally: The average human urinates 7 times/day; but this is extremely variable and increases with increasing fluid intake. Women have smaller bladders than men and tend to urinate more frequently. Everyone has their own frequency which can vary from day to day. ...Read more
Find out cause: Frequent urination could be due to many causes. Urinary tract infection comes to mind if it hurts to pee. Painless urination associated w/thirst makes me think of uncontrolled diabetes. Loss of control over bladder suggests an overactive bladder. High calcium can also cause frequent urination. So can diabetes insipidus which is disregulation of urine production. Best to go see your family doctor. ...Read more
UTI, STI/STD: There are many potential causes. In your age group, a urinary tract infection is most common. If you are sexually active potentially and sti/std, or potentially bladder spasm or irritability. I would see your doctor to have your urine tested and if needed start and antiobiotic, cranberry juice etc. Drink lot of water! Good luck. ...Read more
Nocturia...: Getting up to use the toilet when you want to sleep can be quite frustrating. Common causes of nighttime urination (nocturia) include: uncontrolled diabetes, urinary infection, drinking fluids right up until sleep, incomplete emptying of the bladder, high sodium diet, mild/mod/severe kidney insufficiency, mild/mod/severe heart failure, and much heavily advertised less common overactive bladder. ...Read more
Many causes: Depending on how often you go, and if you have pain, there are many causes. Infection if there is abdominal pain and bleeding, is the first thing you need to be checked for. Also kidney stones can cause bleeding and frequent feeling of urination as well as pain. If only increase in urination and no infection, then increase in fluid will cause that symptom alone. ...Read more
Morning urination: Perhaps the reason that you urinate often in the morning is that you drink a lot fluids from once you wake up. When you urinate, is your urine light or dark? If it is light, then you are eliminating a dilute urine which is due to a lot of fluid intake. If you had a serious problem, you would urinate all day and have to get out of bed to urinate at night. See you physician for more info. ...Read more
Visit your doctor:
Frequent urination could be as simple as a urinary tract infection. Visit your doctor for a urinalysis.
Frequent urination could also be a sign of diabetes which can be checked at the same visit with a blood sugar level.
It could also be caused by having a small bladder or an over active bladder.
Don't wait around. Be seen this coming week! ...Read more
If the number going to pee makes a person feel inconvenient for daily living, it is denoted as urinary frequency or frequent urination, which should be individualized to reflect the function of bladder storage and emptying, urine excretion, and fluid consumption, although AUA defined it as peeing more than 8 times in ...Read more