Increased Urine Frequency

Frequent urination is characterized by the demand to urinate more often than usual. It can sometimes be habitual or can be due to an underlying condition like diabetes mellitus, pregnancy, diabetes insipidus, anxiety, and problems concerning the genitourinary tract, including the kidneys, ureter, prostate, and urinary bladder. Urinary tract infections, using diuretic medications, sexually transmitted disease, urethral stricture, stroke, radiation therapy, urinary incontinence, etc., are the other causes. Treatment depends on treating the underlying cause along with bladder training and Kegel exercises.

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I feel the need to urinate very often and go around six to seven times a day. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 48-year-old male. I never smoke. I pee approximately six to seven times a day, but I feel the need to go more often. I cannot pee slowly and do not have any blood in my urine. I am afraid that it could be bladder cancer. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. This is likely inflammation of the prostate rather than cancer. Cancer is not symptomatic. I suggest you will need urine analysis and ultrasound KUB for investigation. I suggest you can start tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for two weeks...  Read Full »

My urine frequency has increased after urethral scar removal surgery. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, Few days back, I urinated with a lot of pressure and my urethra started to bleed. I had a surgery in my urethra to remove scar tissue, since then my flow has increased. I am experiencing sensitive pain on touching in my groin area. Please help me out.  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The surgery for the removal of scar tissue always leaves some damaged parts in the urethra. So whenever you apply more than the required pressure, it will bleed. You do not need any medications for this. You just need some preventive...  Read Full »

When I urinate standing up, I notice foamy bubbles. Does it indicate a high protein content?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 29 year old male. When I urinate standing up, I notice foamy bubbles. If I do it sitting, there are no bubbles. I read in the internet sources, that it might be due to a high protein content in the urine, which may be due to a kidney problem. I got really worried and opted for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your uric acid level is high, but your symptoms are not due to it. I would recommend you go for a urine routine examination as well as urine culture. If your report comes out to be normal, this could be simply anxiety. I would recommend tablet Febuxostat...  Read Full »

Side Effects of Doxycycline, Which I Took for UTI

Query: Hello doctor, I have been sick with side effects from Doxycycline for two weeks. I had a UTI which has cleared. I have been to the doctor twice, they checked my urine, and there is no infection. I feel tired, have chills, I feel cold, have a back and joint pain. I do not have a fever. I have read t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you had a urine test, but there are different types of urine test like a dipstick, which is done at the office, a complete analysis, which is done in the laboratory and a urine culture. I am more interested in the last two. With all due respect ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from frequent urination, usually when I am stressed. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing frequent urination since last month, which usually occurs when I am very stressed. My father has suffered from bladder cancer because of his smoking habit, which made me anxious. On consultation with a doctor, I was prescribed antibiotics for UTI. I got better wi...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for consulting us. You are suffering from a urinary infection unrelated to your previous surgery. Stress can increase the symptoms. Urine culture needs to be done, and then appropriate antibiotics needs to be taken. Precautions should be taken. You can tak...  Read Full »

How to manage bladder sphincter dyssynergia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old male, and I have a lot of problems during urination, from 20 days. The quantity of urine is very less, I feel that my bladder is not empty, and I have to pee frequently. I consulted a doctor, and he asked me to do a urine culture, KUB scan, and uroflowmetry. My ur...  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the description, you do not appear to have bladder sphincter dyssynergia, as you have these symptoms for a short duration and KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder) scan is normal. Were you prescribed any antibiotics at the start of this episode? I think it is a case o...  Read Full »

I want to know whether my urinary problems can be cured. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, Since the last 20 days, I am having urinary problems. My symptoms are poor urine stream, less volume of urine, the frequency of urination is more if I drink more fluids, urinary retention, pain in the area which is near the left side of the penis, and post void dribbling. My doctor to...  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before a month, how was your urinary flow? If there is a sudden decrease in the flow then get an x-ray KUB (kidney, urethra, and bladder), including the penile urethra, as kidney stone may be missed in an ultrasound. Also, share the urine analysis report. I suggest y...  Read Full »

I have a urine dribbling problem after urination. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I have urine dripping problem after urination. I also have frequent urination. I have uploaded all test reports. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). All your reports are fine. Probably, you are having overactive bladder. It can only be diagnosed by urodynamics bladder pressure study. It is better to get it done before starting the tr...  Read Full »

Why do I urinate more than ten times a day?

Query: Hi doctor, I have to pee a lot of times a day though I do not have to wake up at night to go to the toilet. I have control over pressure, but I have to go more than 10 times a day. Also, I have to pass the stool after every meal. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please measure your fasting and postprandial blood glucose level as you might have diabetes. It is usually accompanied with increased thirst and increased hunger. Also, please get a urine analysis as you might have a urinary tract infection. It is usually accompanied with...  Read Full »

Why does my brother's daughter urinate frequently?

Query: Hi doctor, My brother's younger daughter is 6 years old. Her weight is 24 kg and height is 4 feet. She always rushes to the bathroom to urinate. In a day, she rushes 20 to 25 times to urinate. We were done her urine RE, and it shows everything as normal. She becomes thirsty to drink water. She fears...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. Increased frequency of urination in a 6 year old child can be due to UTI (Urinary Tract Infection), renal stones or diabetes mellitus. Since, in this case, increased thirst is also present there is a probability of diabetes mellitus. Al...  Read Full »

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