Frequent urination is not really a sign of an illness but is actually a symptom or underlying cause of a bigger illness like diabetes or even a sign of pregnancy. Symptoms of frequent urination include going to the toilet constantly and also feeling bloated. If there’s a burning sensation associated with the same, it could mean that you have urinary infection.
HOW IS FREQUENT URINATION DIAGNOSED?
One of the first things that your general physician would tell you is to take a urine test. He/ she may also examine your genitals for signs of infection. Cystoscopy and Cystometry may also be done.
HOW IS FREQUENT URINATION TREATED?
Treatment of this condition involves administering antibiotics in case there is an infection that is causing the condition. Kegel exercises can help too. Bladder training, monitoring food and fluid intake and changing diet are other ways to control the condition.
DID YOU KNOW?
If urinary frequency interferes with your lifestyle or is accompanied by other symptoms such as fever, back or side pain, vomiting, chills, increased appetite or thirst, fatigue, bloody or cloudy urine, or a discharge from the penis or vagina, it would require immediate medical attention.