Alternative Names Dysuria; Painful urination Home Care Follow prescribed therapy. Call your health care provider if Call your health care provider if: There is drainage or a discharge from your penis or vagina You are pregnant and are having any painful urination You have painful urination that lasts for more than 1 day You notice blood in your urine You have a fever What to expect at your health care provider's office Your health care provider will perform a physical examination and ask questions about your symptoms and medication history, such as: When did the painful urination begin? Does the pain occur only during urination? Does the pain stop after urination? Do you have back pain? What other symptoms do you have? Have you had a fever higher than 100 degrees F? Is there drainage or discharge between urinations? Is there an abnormal urine odor? Are there any changes in the volume or frequency of urination? Do you feel the urge to urinate? Have you noticed blood in the urine ? Are there any rashes or itchi...
Frequent urination means needing to urinate more often than usual. Urgent urination is a sudden, compelling urge to urinate, along with discomfort in your bladder.
A frequent need to urinate at night is called nocturia . Most people can sleep for 6 to 8 hours without having to urinate. Middle aged and older men often wake to urinate once in the early morning hours.
Urgent urination; Urinary frequency or urgency
Together, frequent and urgent urination are classic signs of a urinary tract infection .
Diabetes, pregnancy, and prostate problems are other common causes of these symptoms.
Other causes include:
Medicines such as diuretics
Overactive bladder syndrome
(infection of the prostate gland)
Stroke and other brain or nervous system diseases
Tumor or mass in th...
Definition Excessive volume of urination means that you release abnormally large amountsof urine each day. The medical term for this condition ispolyuria. Alternative Names Polyuria Considerations An excessive volume of urination for an adult is more than 2.5 liters of urine per day. Polyuria is a fairly common symptom, which is often noticed when you have to get up to use the bathroom at night. Common Causes Drinking a large amount of fluids, particularly those containing caffeine or alcohol Certain medications, especially diuretics Diabetes mellitus Diabetes insipidus Psychogenic polydipsia , most common in women over age 30 Kidney failure Sickle cell anemia Imaging tests that involve injecting a special dye (contrast media) into your vein -- the amount of urine you produce may increase for up to 24 hours afterwards
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