Frequent Urination

The urge to pass urine more than usual is called frequent urination. It can be a sign of an underlying medical condition and can interrupt the normal sleep cycle. Some of the possible causes include diabetes, urinary tract infection, prostate problems, anxiety, taking diuretics, bladder or kidney condition, and sexually transmitted disease.

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My sister suffers a lot due to frequent urination. Is it good to take Cystopen for it?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 20 years old. She has a problem of frequent urination. She has to urinate numerous times. She has undergone cystoscopy and urodynamics test. She has a small and weak bladder with 350 mL capacity. But, the reason behind frequent urination has to be diagnosed still. The doctor ...  Read Full »


Dr. Santosh Badaku Desai

General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I went through your sister's reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your sister's uroflow study shows an average flow rate of 13.5 mL per second (normal more than 15 mL per second) and a desire to micturate and bladder capaci...  Read Full »

How is interstitial cystitis treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am asking this inquiry on behalf of my niece. She suffers from a bladder condition called interstitial cystitis. She suffers from retention, urgency, and frequency even after taking numerous tests and medicines. It has affected her life severely. She has this problem for two years and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You did not mention whether she has done a cystoscopy. For getting the definitive diagnosis of interstitial cystitis, a cystoscopy is mandatory. You can treat this condition by taking Amitriptyline. I cannot predict whether it will work for yo...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for bowel changes, frequent urination, and pins and needles pain?

Query: Hello doctor, Chronic history of health anxiety due to my dad’s death (aged 40). I have this anxiety for nearly 10 years since my son was born. I think of seeing a psychotherapist and I have catastrophic thinking and cancer-phobia. I have bowel symptoms for one year with urgency after meals ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern and explain that your symptoms suggest anxiety and irritable bowel syndrome. I do not think you need to perform a brain MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) or CT (computed tomography) scan. I would recommend checking thyroid hormone levels...  Read Full »

What causes tiredness, frequent urination, and slight back pain?

Query: Hi doctor,I feel tired even after taking adequate rest. I have heaviness on the left side of my tummy. I pee frequently and I have slight pain in the back. Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Peter Grutas

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please mention your age, any other medical condition such as hypertension, diabetes, thyroid problem in you, taking any medication, smoking, or alcohol drinking habit, about your activities, and job. I need this information to evaluate your co...  Read Full »

Why do I feel bladder fullness always?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had an overactive bladder for around five to six years. I would like to find out what the issue is and if I have any health concerns. I have never had a bladder infection and have been tested many times. I had one C section last year, but it did not make my condition worse. My sympt...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Overactive bladder is diagnosed with urodynamic studies. You have symptoms of increased frequency of urine, mainly at night, causing sleep disturbance. Careful investigations and follow up required. As long as we get the cause, then only treatment will be effective. ...  Read Full »

Will mere symptoms like frequent urination, weight loss, blurred vision, etc., confirm diabetes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old. I had a few symptoms of diabetes at an early age (10-12 years old). I often urinate and feel excessive thirst. Now I am in a job. When I was on board at ship, sometimes I cannot get enough rest and sometimes no proper sleep. I also have a family history of diabetes....  Read Full »


Dr. Krutika Ingle Karandikar

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reports enclosed by you are normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Presently, you do not have diabetes. The symptoms you are experiencing can be due to your travel history. Try to avoid drinking water after 9 PM. Drink three liters of w...  Read Full »

Does frequent urination with fever and blood in urine indicate UTI?

Query: Showing symptoms of UTI, frequent urination, fever, blood in urine, pain in lower back area for the past two days.  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query. You do seem to have symptpms of infection related to genitourinary tract. Before we start any treatment, iy would be advisable to do some testing. Adv Investigations 1. Urine- Urine routine examination, Urine culture & sensitivity 2. Blood- CBC, ESR, CRP, LDH, Serum calciu...  Read Full »

Will prostate enlargement cause burning sensation and frequent urination?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning sensation while passing urine, and I get frequent urination at night. My USG abdomen and pelvis show:- Prostate is enlarged in size and measures 80-90 cc in volume. Median lobe of prostate is seen projecting into the bladder base. Visualized bowel loops are non-di...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your presentation and investigations (attachment removed to protect patient identity) showed a prostate enlargement with median lobe enlargement, which makes it difficult for him to empty his urine completely, causing urinary infection. Therefore he was treated wi...  Read Full »

Why do I have a black spot on the vulva?

Query: Burning yellowish discharge with frequent urination at times. I noticed black spot in vulva cheek.  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi. Welcome to icliniq Based on the history, symptoms you have provided, it looks like you are having vaginal infection. It's known as vaginal mixed infection ( mixed bacterial vaginosis- i.e a combination of bacterial and fungal vaginosis). There could be some components of STI as well if you are...  Read Full »

How to manage UTI?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 52-year-old female and my weight is 128 lbs. I am experiencing UTI for about three days with a burning sensation while urinating, lower back pain on the left side, and frequent urination. I have had them before, so I know the usual symptoms. I often got them as a child, but I h...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for contacting us. I can understand that you need a right and quick solution to get rid of your UTI (urinary tract infection). You mention that you were given Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) in previous, similar conditions. However, times have changed. Cipro is not a firs...  Read Full »

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