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How many times does a man need to urinate at night?

How many times does a man need to urinate at night?

Nocturia: Normally you do not need to urinate at night but it all depends on the amount of fluid you drink in the evening before you go to bed. ...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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Every night I end up having to pee 2-4 times per night only at night is it frequent. What could be cause?

Every night I end up having to pee 2-4 times per night  only at night is it frequent. What could be cause?

UTI?: If this is something new, sometimes having urinary frequency (symptoms you described) can be a sign of a urinary tract infection. I would recommend following up with your doctor to have a urine specimen drawn. If this is not a new problem, I would consider evaluation for overactive bladder as well. Either way, close follow up with your PCP is mandatory. ...Read more

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I get feet cramps at night when iam a sleep what cause this middle age male

I get feet cramps at night when iam a sleep what cause this middle age male

People : People often use the word "cramp" to mean any crampy pain, but to a doctor, a cramp is a painful contraction (squeezing) of a muscle that moves a joint. For example, a cramp in the calf will cause the foot to move down to a tiptoe position, while a cramp in the foot may cause the toes to move up, down, in, or out. It is important to know whether the cramps are true cramps or pain without true cramps. Restless limb syndrome, for example, does not cause true cramps, although for some people the pain feels quite achy. True nocturnal (night time) lower limb cramps are a fairly common, and usually benign (harmless) problem. Some cases are linked to medications, such as diuretics ("water pills" or "fluid pills") or statins (cholesterol lowering pills), but no one really has a good explanation for what causes nighttime leg cramps otherwise. We know that they can happen during the later stages of pregnancy, are more common in teenagers and old folks, and seem to run in some families. Because we don't exactly know what causes nighttime leg cramps, there isn't a one-size-fits-all cure. A lot of experts agree that light exercise at night (most mention riding a stationary bike at low speed and low resistance) and stretching the low back and low limbs are effective. Avoiding dehydration may also help. Supplements such as vitamin d, magnesium, and coenzyme q10 may help some people. Quinine is probably effective, but fewer doctors are prescribing it because it has toxic effects. ...Read more

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My 30 yr old wife would go to bathroom a lot of times to pee. What could be causing it? She can't sleep at night bcoz of it. Pls help

My 30 yr old wife would go to bathroom a lot of times to pee. What could be causing it? She can't sleep at night bcoz of it. Pls help

UTI: Your wife may have a urinary tract infection she should see her doctor for a urine analysis and possible culture to, determine if she has an infection. ...Read more

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What causes me to pee 5-6 times a night?

What causes me to pee 5-6 times a night?

Called nocturia: Nocturia (urination at night) occurs in kidney disease or congestive heart failure due to fluid overload that moves from legs back to body/blood on assuming flat position at night. Another reason is enlarged prostate that makes bladder emptying incomplete. So, it fills up fast & needs to void frequently. If so, need a urologist to avoid kidney failure. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of frequent urination? I don't drink sodas. I drink tea and I go pee at least 6 times during the day and 4-6 times every night

What could be the cause of frequent urination? I don't drink sodas. I drink tea and I go pee at least 6 times during the day and 4-6 times every night

Urinary frequency: Several possibilities. If small amounts with urgency or pain, a urinary tract infection is likely. Possibly overactive bladder. If large aounts of urine, i.e. bladder usually is quite full, then diabetes is probably the most likely possibility. Seriously abnormal kidney function could do it. Or hormonal problems, especially one called diabetes insipidis. Some of these are serious; see doctor soon. ...Read more

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I usually go to urinate 3times at my sleeping.Have i overactive bladder?At day , i usually go 8 times to urinate? What can be reason?

I usually go to urinate 3times at my sleeping.Have i overactive bladder?At day , i usually go 8 times to urinate? What can be reason?

Prostate diabetes: For some people, that's normal. But if that number of times is more than it has been, then something is changing. One common reason is the prostate enlarging. Another possibility is diabetes. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I urinate a lot at night, as a man, what could this be?

I urinate a lot at night, as a man, what could this be?

It depends: The symptom of urinating a lot at night is called nocturia, which could be a symptom of different conditions including: high blood sugar or diabetes, an enlarged prostate, or drinking too much fluids before bedtime. It is always best to see your primary care doctor for further evaluation of this symptom. ...Read more

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How many times is normal to get up to pee at night?

How many times is normal to  get up to pee at night?

Normal is zero: 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

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I m suffering nocturnal urination all the time. I urinate for every 15mints before sleep. Is this due to my kidney stone or something else?

I m suffering nocturnal urination all the time. I urinate for every 15mints before sleep. Is this due to my kidney stone or something else?

Check with your doc: This may be from too much fluid. Most importantly, once you sleep you wake up to urinate? If so see your doc asap, this may be serious, such as high sugar. If you sleep through without urination you have probably something not serious. Stones cause pain and usually not urination. Hopefully your doc will find everything normal. Good luck. ...Read more

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Nocturnal urination problems? Lately, I've started waking up in the middle night, at least two-three times, as I need to go pee. Is this normal?

Nocturnal urination problems? Lately, I've started waking up in the middle night, at least two-three times, as I need to go pee. Is this normal?

Nocturia : When assessing nocturia it is important to know the volume a person is voiding. If a person is evacuating a completely full bladder, i.e. high volume nocturia, there is no bladder issue, there is a fluid issues. Fluid issues can be from excessive intake, from recumbent position related fluid shifts, as well as renal, endocrine or cardiac issues. Low volume nocturia is related to bladder storage. ...Read more

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I am 23 yof and get woken up at night because of the urge to urinate. What can rhis be? Sudden change

I am 23 yof and get woken up at night because of the urge to urinate. What can rhis be? Sudden change

Gu: It is possible you could have an infection so a urine test would help. Avoid drinking before bed especially caffienated drinks such as soda coffee or energy drinks. Alcohol should be avoided as well. ...Read more

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I'm 30, healthy; i wake up every night to urinate but it happens that some nights (twice a year maybe) I just don't wake up and urinate in bed. Why?

I'm 30, healthy; i wake up every night to urinate but it happens that some nights (twice a year maybe) I just don't wake up and urinate in bed. Why?

Various causes: Bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) in adulthood could be due to sleep apnea, neurological disorders , urinary infection or diabetes. You need to be evaluated to try finding a cause to be treated. In men,which does not of course apply to you, bladder cancer prostate enlargement and cancer are causes. Best of luck. ...Read more

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