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Frequent urination - Causes, symptoms and treatment. MF.

  • Frequent urination - Causes, symptoms and treatment. MF.

    Symptoms that are similar to frequent urination:

    • rapid urination
    • began to walk often in small

    During a day, a healthy person releases an average of 1500-2000 ml of urine, which is about 75% of the fluid taken by him for the day( the rest is excreted with sweat and feces).The frequency of urination normally ranged from 4 to 6 times a day.

    If you take more fluids or drink frequently, this can happen more often. If frequent urination does not depend on fluid intake, this may indicate a disease.

    Excessive urination can be divided into subcategories. The first is associated with an increase in the total volume of urine( also known as polyuria).The second - with dysfunction of urination, in which there are problems with the storage of urine and emptying the bladder. Finally, there may be urinary incontinence( involuntary loss of urine).

    Causes of frequent urination

    Rapid urination is characteristic of lower urinary tract and prostate diseases. Moreover, with each urination a small amount of urine is released;the total amount allocated for the day does not exceed the norm( 1500-2000 ml).

    Rapid urination can be pronounced - 15-20 times a day or more.

    Rapid urination can be observed only during the day and during movement, disappearing at night and at rest, which is usually the case with stones in the bladder.

    Nighttime urination occurs in prostate tumors: adenoma and prostate cancer.

    Continuous, rapid urination occurs with chronic bladder disease, but may occur with certain medicines, such as diuretics.

    Rapid urination during the day and no urination at night is characteristic of neurosis.

    Causes of Frequent Urination in Table

    • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes insipid
    • Interstitial cystitis
    • Bladder hyperactivity
    • Prostate cancer
    • Urinary incontinence
    • UTI diseases in adults)

    • Medications( both prescription and over-the-counter)

    Increased urine volume:

    • Diabetes insipidus - Central
    • Diabetes insipid - Nephroge
    • Diabetes mellitus( type 1 and type 2)
    • Excessive consumption of certain harmful substances( such as
    mannitol in hospital therapy or use of radiopaque materials for radiological procedures)
    • kidney disease( such as Bartter's syndrome)
    • Excessivefluid intake
    • Use of diuretics

    Dysfunction of urination:

    • Benign prostatic hyperplasia( in men)
    • Cystoceles prolapse( Falling In) of the pelvic floor
    • Diabetic neuropathy
    • Interstitial cystitis
    • Other neuropathies such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease
    • Kidney stones
    • Prostate cancer
    • Strictures of the urethra
    • Urinary tract infections

    Urinary incontinence: in women

    • Anatomical disorders
    • Hyperactive bladderurine that can result from infection, cystitis, bladder tumors or
    neurogenic bladder)
    • Psychological factors of
    • Urinary incontinence associated with pregnancyestrogen deficiency or pelvic surgery)

    Urinary incontinence: in men

    • Surgery on the genitals

    infections • Prostate hypertrophy

    Urinary incontinence: In the elderly

    • Atrophic urethritis
    • Central( brain) dysfunction
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Delirium
    • Diabetes
    • Drugs
    • Infections
    • Psychological Cause

    Examples of medications from Frequent urination

    • tolterodine, Detrol, Detrol LA