(Closed) Frequent urination

posted 3 years ago in Wellness
Post # 2
9073 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

If you’re well hydrated you’ll urinate more. If you’re dehydrated you’ll urinate less. It’s a good thing to be urinating often, keeps you & your kidneys healthy, although I can sympathize with the frequency. After I switched to water after drinking soda nearly as often as possible, I spent days (it felt like it) peeing! It eventually evened itself out (months, I’d say) but I’d rather pee more than not as much.

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Post # 3
46235 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

FromA2B2013:  Frequent and excessive urination can also be a symptom of diabetes. Just another reason to seek medical attention from a doctor, not a wedding website.

Post # 4
6207 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

Have you been drinking more caffeine lately? Normally when I drink a lot of coffee, I need to pee more frequently.

Post # 5
2512 posts
Sugar bee

FromA2B2013:  Frequency wouldn’t worry me but you’re also describing urgency. (i.e. can’t make it to the next destination). I’d get check out just to make sure. When I saw the thread title I thought the same as PP, diabetes.

Post # 6
3334 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

julies1949:  Yes. Particularly if accompanied by excessive hunger and thirst. Best to see the doctor if only to r/o UTI.

Post # 7
10565 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

Some medications can cause that symptom as well, and if it’s that bad you might want to switch.  So I agree – talking with your doctor is a good idea!

Post # 8
2094 posts
Buzzing bee

What sorts of things are you drinking? I have this problem, and after ruling out other things with a Dr, she told me that it was probably sugar irritating my bladder and that I needed to cut out sugar drinks…soda, fruit juice, sweetened tea, coffee, whatever

I haven’t done that tbh because it’s really difficult lol

Post # 10
2838 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

FromA2B2013:  are you pregnant?

Post # 11
263 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

FromA2B2013:  That can be a sign of diabetes. If you have that combined with any other symptoms like weight change, often thirsty, lack of energy, dizziness, I would consult a doctor immediately. I would still suggest seeing a doctor, but the diabetes thing was the first thing to come to mind. Worst case scenario eh? Haha 

Post # 12
375 posts
Helper bee

FromA2B2013:  I have the same issues as you! And I don’t drink too much water lol there are days where I am okay and other days I have to pee all the time sometimes 5 times in 20 mins.. but I do know that I always have to pee every morning like around 2am-6am . I went to the doctors they tested did blood test, everything came out OK, no diabetes or anything. they did mention I may just have a small bladder? Lol… 

Post # 13
597 posts
Busy bee

FromA2B2013:  you should go to the doctor and get checked just incase. Sometimes people have a uti without the stinging or other symptoms. You are suffering from urgency and frequency so you should get checked as it still could be a uti. 

Post # 14
37 posts

There are a lot of factors at play here, but I’ll tell you what I know. If you have more than 8 urinations per day, it is considered to be overactive bladder/urge incontinence. This is usually due to the nerves over stimulating your detrusor bladder muscle. One of the things that can exacerbate this is citrus foods, and I saw that you mentioned fruit juice above. As PP have said, UTI can also be a huge contributor so you will need to go to the MD for a urinalysis. Like I said, there’s a lot of factors at play, so other things to consider are obesity, and atrophic vaginitis (if your estrogen is low, you weaken vaginal lining and cause bladder urgency). Hope that holds you over until you can get in to see the doctor! Good luck!

Post # 15
460 posts
Helper bee

Well this is what happened when I had a bladder infection. There was no burning, I just had to urinate frequently.

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