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?
A general physician may recommend tests such as urinalysis, imaging tests, neurological tests and urodynamic tests for diagnosing the reasons for frequent urination and suggest treatment thereof.
HOW IS FREQUENT URINATION TREATED?
Treatment of Frequent Urination depends on the cause. Overactive bladder requires diet modification, bladder retraining and monitoring fluid intake. Some over the counter drugs can also help.
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.