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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean When You Urinate More Then 4 Times An Hour

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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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Is it normal to urinate more than two times at night?

Depends: If this is always normal for you then it is fine.But if the frequency is changed from before, then you need evaluation. Try to limit your drinks with caffeine at evening time to help with frequency of urination at nightime. ...Read more

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My UTI is gone(also not having diabetes) . But still i urinate more than 20 times a do. That makes me so upset. I cant go outdoor because of it. Help!

My UTI is gone(also not having diabetes) .
But still i urinate more than 20 times a do.
That makes me so upset.
I cant go outdoor because of it.
Help!

See answer: I would recommend you see a urologist for proper evaluation to determine the cause of your urinary frequency. If exam and urine tests are normal and bladder scan reveals that you empty your bladder well, I would suspect "interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome" as the possible cause of your symptoms, and a condition that is commonly misdiagnosed and treated as recurrent UTIs. ...Read more

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My husband,age 56, has pain around left kidney for the past 3 hours. He had to urinate more frequently than usual. He also has pain only when he moves?

My husband,age 56, has pain around left kidney for the past 3 hours. He had to urinate more frequently than usual. He also has pain only when he moves?

Be evaluated...: Pain at moving around is related with disorders of local muscles, joint, or nerves. pain over kidney area has been often mistakenly blamed from kidney, but in fact, from the above as mentioned. Voiding more often than used to be requires urological evaluation if being able to empty bladder or not; of course, a moving stone stuck at the very end of ureter has to be ruled out. So, seek evaluation... ...Read more

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Could drinking coffee in the morning make you need to urinate more 16 hours later as you are trying to sleep?

Could drinking coffee in the morning make you need to urinate more 16 hours later as you are trying to sleep?

Perhaps: Coffee may act as a diuretic in many folks, and the added fluid intake just adds to the need to urinate. Might drink a few less cups or try decaffeinated variety. ...Read more

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Low urine output increased fluid intake no change cranberry juice brownish urine once. 3 days later water only brown again and back pain about an hour?

Low urine output increased fluid intake no change cranberry juice brownish urine once. 3 days later water only brown again and back pain about an hour?

Doctor can evaluate: Brown urine means go to the doctor (brown coloring can be from blood cells breaking, muscle cells breaking, etc...). An evaluation is needed now, before things get worst. Tests will be done to find out why the urine is brown, why there is decreased urine output, and why there is back pain. Hopefully, there won't be permanent kidney damage. ...Read more

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Would coffee make you urinate more or less?

Would coffee make you urinate more or less?

Caffeine: Caffeine is a diuretic. Thus in normal humans it should increase urination. However, many coffee drinkers are so under hydrated because they only drink diuretics with very little other fluids that they do not pee more because of their unhealthy choices. ...Read more

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Does medication make you urinate more?

Does medication make you urinate more?

Sometimes: Some medications can cause your bladder to be stimulated and thus cause frequent urination. On the other hand, there are some drugs- either by design or as a side effect- that can cause urinary retention. To make sure, discuss your medications with your physician or pharmacist for a more detailed answer. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more