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After drinking a lot is it common to urinate 2 or 3 times to empty your bladder?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology

In brief: Not necessarily.

Drinking a lot of fluids and/or drinking alcohol, will result in you creating more urine.
This will cause you to go more frequently, and 3 or more times per hour is common. However, if it takes 2 or 3 sessions to actually empty your bladder, this may be a sign of urinary retention -- either your bladder is unable to expel urine efficiently, or the bladder is obstructed.

In brief: Not necessarily.

Drinking a lot of fluids and/or drinking alcohol, will result in you creating more urine.
This will cause you to go more frequently, and 3 or more times per hour is common. However, if it takes 2 or 3 sessions to actually empty your bladder, this may be a sign of urinary retention -- either your bladder is unable to expel urine efficiently, or the bladder is obstructed.
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