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Night urination

Night urination: Introduction

Night urination is called nocturia. There are many possible causes, ranging from simple issues to severe medical disorders, so seek prompt professional medical advice. The reason for night urination needs to be determined, with some possibilities including excessive urination (need to urinate too much fluid), frequent urination (too many visits to the bathroom for various reasons), urinary urgency (need to urinate sometimes without much result), or reduced urine....more »

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Causes of Night urination:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Night urination. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Night urination

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Causes of Types of Night urination:

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Night urination: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Night urination, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Night urination Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Night urination may include:

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Stories from Users for Night urination

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Message Boards for Night urination

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Diagnostic tests for Night urination:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Night urination. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine state of hydration
    • Elevated temperature may suggest urinary tract infection or prostatitis
    • Blood pressure - e.g. if high blood pressure may suggest glomerulonephritis or congestive cardiac failure.
    • Cardiovascular examination looking for signs of an enlarged heart which may suggest congestive heart failure
  • more tests...»

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Night urination: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Night urination

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Night urination. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Night urination: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Night urination

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness more »

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Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such as overactive more »

Night urination: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Night urination

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Night urination: Related Rare Diseases

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Night urination: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Night urination:

The list of organs typically affected by Night urination may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Night urination

The list below shows some of the causes of Night urination mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Night urination?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Night urination. Of the 27 causes of Night urination that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 22 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Night urination:

The following list of conditions have 'Night urination' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Night urination Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Night urination based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Night urination?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Night urination, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Night urination:

    Medical Conditions associated with Night urination:

    Urinary incontinence (289 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Incontinence (359 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Urinary system symptoms (1228 causes), Urination symptoms (1228 causes), Nocturnal symptoms (698 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Incontinence symptoms (331 causes)

    Symptoms related to Night urination:

    Urinary dribbling (30 causes), Urine retention (198 causes), Excessive urination (250 causes), Drinking fluids at bedtime, Enlarged prostate, Benign prostate hypertrophy (1 cause), Prostate cancer, Prostate disorders (8 causes), Bladder disorder, Irritable bladder, Certain drugs

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