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Are you worried about your Frequent Urination?

What causes Frequent Urination?

Frequent urination can vary in severity from mildly inconvenient to having a more serious impact on your ability to sleep, work, and maintain a normal daily life. It affects men and women equally and is more likely to be present from middle age onwards.

In men, frequent urination can be a sign of problems with the prostate, from inflammation to cancer. In women, pregnancy, vaginitis, anterior prolapse and uterine fibroids (non-cancerous growths) can also cause frequent urination.

Conditions that affect both men and women, include:

  • Diabetes
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection
  • Neurological conditions (Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis)
  • Elevated blood calcium levels
  • Diverticulitis (inflammation of the intestines)

 

Common symptoms include:

  • Cloudy urine
  • Bloody urine
  • Pain
  • Incontinence
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Discharge
  • Fever
  • Increase in appetite
  • Increase in thirst
  • Pain in your lower back
  • Pain in your side
What can you do at home?

If your symptoms are not causing you severe illness or pain you can try the following to help alleviate your symptoms of frequent urination:

 

  • Lessen fluid intake, particularly before you go to sleep
  • Lessen caffeine intake
  • Lessen alcohol intake
  • Avoid diuretics (artificial sweeteners, spicy foods)
  • Regular exercise
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You should also seek further medical attention if you experience any of the following:

You should book in to see your GP if you are unable to determine the cause of your urination issues, particularly if they are having a negative effect on your ability to sleep, work, or continue with daily activities.

You should seek more immediate medical attention if your frequent urination is accompanied by any of the following:

 

  • Blood in urine
  • Discolouration of urine (red or brown)
  • Pain
  • Difficulty emptying your bladder
  • A strong urge to urinate or loss of bladder control
  • Fever
Are you worried about your Frequent Urination?

Here at VIDA we have expert clinicians on hand to help diagnose and treat your condition. To find out more about these services, we recommend visiting the following pages:

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Possible Causes and Related Conditions
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Certain cancer treatments
  • Changes in muscles
  • Conditions that increase urine production
  • Drugs or beverages that increase urine production
  • Infection of the bladder
  • Kidney infection (pyelonephritis)
  • Pregnancy
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis