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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Does masturbation cause urination problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 18-year-old male. I masturbate one to two times a day for three years. I started to have a problem with urinating. I feel my bladder is not emptying properly since a year and a half ago. And also, my peeing routine has changed. I urinate one or two times at night, the frequency ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Masturbation is normal, and it is just another way of having sex without a partner. It is a good practice, and it helps to calm your mind by releasing happy and stress-busting enzymes. Masturbating two to three times a week is not a...  Read Full »

Why am I having constant burning and pain in my genitals with frequent urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am experiencing a burning sensation before and after urination; sometimes I see the light pink colored blood in the urine. From the past seven days, I am having a lot of discomforts, even while sitting idle or sleeping there are a constant burning and pain in my genitals, and I urinate ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your urine examination shows blood, so we need to find the source of blood in the urine. And, pain on urination might be due to narrowing of the urethra (urethral stricture). I would sugg...  Read Full »

Why do I have a black spot on the vulva?

Query: Hi doctor,I have yellowish discharge with frequent burning urination at times. I also noticed a black spot in the vulva. I have a history of hemorrhoids. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on the history and symptoms you have provided, it looks like you have a vaginal infection. It is known as mixed vaginal infection (mixed bacterial vaginosis- a combination of bacterial and fungal vaginosis). There could be some components of STI (sexually tran...  Read Full »

I urinate less in the morning as compared to later hours. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37 year old male. I have urination problem for the last six months. There is no urine build up in the morning hours. I am voiding only a small quantity of deep yellow colored concentrated urine with no pressure in the morning. After 2 hours of taking tea and water, I urinate fre...  Read Full »

Dr. Devendra


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Most of your symptoms are normal. If bothered by frequent urination during sleep, then I suggest tablet Tolterodine 2 mg and tablet Tamsulosin 0.2 mg before going to bed for 14 days. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take treatment with consent....  Read Full »

What causes frequent urination and irritation in the urethra?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an ultrasound done for my kidneys and bladder today due to frequent urination and irritation in the urethra. I had a CT scan without contrast four months back, which stated I had peripelvic cysts on the left kidney, but that is all it said. I was asked to come for an ultrasound ...  Read Full »

Dr. Padmesh Jain


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your apprehension. But you need not worry. As per the report images you have provided, your CT scan is absolutely fine as far as calculus (stone) is confirmed. To detect a calculus (stone), a plain CT scan without an IV contrast is sufficient as the m...  Read Full »

Even after treatment, why is my fungal infection not getting resolved?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a fungal infection in my groin area and even after taking the medication the problem was persistent. The doctor has advised checking diabetes and thyroid. I would like to have a master health checkup including the tests the doctor has suggested. What all should I consider? I am 2...  Read Full »

Dr. Prathap

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Master health checkup is better to perform but not absolutely necessary at your age. Fungal infections in the groin area not responding to treatment require an immunosuppressive state to be ruled out. Firstly, if you are on any immunosuppressive drugs, then stop them. The...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for my frequent urination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old female, and my weight is about 190 lbs. I am currently experiencing the symptoms of a UTI. It feels like I need to urinate constantly and but I do not. I am currently not taking any medications, and I have no health issues.   Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Frequent urination can be due to UTI. But we have to look for other symptoms, such as a burning sensation while urinating and yellow urine. Antibiotics treatment is sufficient for UTI. Tell me do you have these sy...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing frequent urination with cloudy urine and itchiness in my vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female who is experiencing frequent urination with cloudy urine. I seem to have noticed that the walls of my vagina are very dry, and it is getting uncomfortably itchy that my sleep gets interrupted. What can I do to stop the itching and get my urination back to nor...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are likely suffering from a urinary tract infection and possibly vulvovaginal candidiasis. Please send a picture of the buttocks region's lesions to confirm tinea or ringworm infection before medicines can be advised. Also, in the meantime, you can start using th...  Read Full »

Are my symptoms of frequent urination and irritation in the penis due to chronic prostatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, A few months back, I had to use the bathroom at a friends house, and it was dark. After I used the bathroom and stood up, I used a flashlight, liquid fecal matter had dried all around the bowl, and my penis directly contacted it. A couple of weeks after I had an onset of frequent urin...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for consulting us. You are absolutely right about the chronic prostatitis diagnosis. This condition is present with recurrent symptoms of burning urination and perineal pain or deep pain or discomfort in the pelvis. Usually, symptoms appear and then disappear f...  Read Full »

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

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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