Urinary Frequency

Urinary frequency refers to an individual's urge to urinate frequently. The causes include bladder infection, poor bladder control, and bladder irritation. It may also indicate any underlying systemic conditions.

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What are the causes of frequent urination and incontinence?

Query: Hi doctor, A few months ago after having a couple of falls, my mother was diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy by a neurologist.  Last week, she suddenly started to experience urinary incontinence. Over the past few days she has complained of the urge to pass urine quite often and sometime...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivekanandan Govindasamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The increased frequency of urination and urinary incontinence are due to bladder overactivity. Your mother should undergo an urodynamic study to know what exactly is happening in the bladder during filling. I think she will get good benefit by taking antimuscarinics l...  Read Full »

What are the possible causes for the difficulty in urinating?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a difficulty urinating since more than five months. I have had UTI in the past. I know this time it is not an infection as I do not have any pain or stinging. I feel my bladder is full and I feel a discomfort as I cannot empty it. I drink enough water. I have had bladder and...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are suffering from interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. So, when you visit your urologist, you should talk to him about this possibility. He may advise cystoscopy to rule out other causes. I suggest you ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from change in urinary frequency. Is it suggestive of an urinary infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing very slight itching in my urinary tract. Also noticed that I am having frequent urination. Sometimes urination is fine, but it is only two to three drops at times.  Read Full »

Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) suggest that you do not have a urinary tract infection but have vaginitis. Therefore, you may take these antibiotics. 1. Novefos sachet at bedtime with a glass of water (single dose). 2. Syrup Cital (...  Read Full »

I had sex with my partner three days ago. The next day I had lower abdominal pain and a temptation to urinate repeatedly. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my partner for the first time three days ago. Everything was good, but I had pain in my lower abdomen the next day and the temptation to urinate repeatedly. But I could urinate only a couple of drops and felt discomfort. I want to know whether there will be any problem w...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. You may be suffering from a urinary tract infection according to your symptoms. It is common post-sex. I suggest you take the following medications. Disodium Hydrogen Citrate syrup 5 ml in 100 ml water three time...  Read Full »

I have pain in my right iliac region and frequent urge to urinate. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in the right iliac region, I have a frequent urge to urinate, and I also fart so much. Nothing was found on the ultrasound and CT scan. I am currently taking capsule Myoril 4 mg and tablet Pruvict 1. Please help me find a solution. Thanks in advance.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you presented are consistent with chronic prostatitis. The treatment is usually by medications and I suggest you take tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for four weeks and tablet Tamsulosin 0.4 mg once at night. There is a supplement as well called Pro...  Read Full »

How to treat the pain and irritation due to enlarged prostrate?

Query: Hello doctor,My prostate is enlarged, and it used to irritation while urinating. But after the treatment for enlarged prostate, the irritation has come down. I have enclosed my entire medical records for your opinion. Is surgery required now? Will eating fish aggravate my condition?  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, I have seen all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You had episodes of Urinary tract infection (UTI), which was fairly severe with WBC (white blood cell) count of 28,000. The ultrasound shows prostate to be 57 g. Prostate surgery does not depend on the size of...  Read Full »

What causes frequent and urgent urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old male, and my height is 6’2 feet, and I weigh 225 lbs. Currently, I am taking tablet Oxybutynin 5 mg once a day. I have been dealing with issues of frequent urination for the past seven months. The doctor told me to try behavioral changes (more bowel movements, no...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history and reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), the most probable cause is overactive bladder, which causes urgency and frequency. Diagnosis can be made based on the urodynamic study. If you could do it, that will be very helpful in...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms after kidney stones are passed out?

Query: Hi doctor, After 5 mm stone passed out of the urinary system, within few days, I have symptoms of frequent urination with burning sensation while urinating and a feeling of pressure in the lower right abdominal area. The symptoms started about three weeks ago. Medications tried are tablet Levofloxa...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for consulting. A stone passage can cause inflammation in the lower ureter and vesicoureteric junction, which can cause symptoms like frequency and urgency. However, symptoms started three weeks ago and are not gone yet. So it is unlikely for me to be related ...  Read Full »

Why do I have the urge to pass urine all the time?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 42 years old. I have been referred to see a urologist after an irregular DRE (digital rectal examination). My PSA (prostate-specific antigen) score was 0.6. My symptoms are need to urinate all the time and urgency. I have been given three or four antibiotics for what was thought ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. PSA (Prostate-specific antigen) is normal. Enlarged prostate can be benign and chronic prostatitis last in prostate cancer. Since PSA is normal, then we need to investigate for chronic prostatitis. Burning urination or frequency, and difficulty passing urine on long te...  Read Full »

For a BPH patient, what are the side effects of stopping Veltam plus?

Query: Hello doctor,My father, 74 years of age, has BPH. He had UTI four years ago and was diagnosed with BPH. PSA was 60 and last three years was on Urimax and past few months on Veltamplus. His PSA is 0.9 prostate size 45 cc and PVR is 70 ml. His symptoms have been the urinary frequency of every two hour...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would suggest you continue medicines as at present his flow (which is good) and postvoid (which is less, it should be less only) are because of medicines. I think if he stops the medicines then his urinary symptoms may get worse or postvoid may also increase. Ther...  Read Full »

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