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Question: Urinating normal to large amount every two hours

 oglorib - Sun Aug 31, 2008 12:14 pm

I have a normal fluid intake but urinate normal to large amounts every two hours day and night. The need to urinate is urgent and sometimes cannot be controlled. Even right after urinating, there is still a feeling like I need to urinate. There is some slight discomfort when urinating and the itching is severe. The urine is usually very pale or clear. I have no back or flank pain and 3 urine cultures have come back negative. There are no unusual discharges, bladder or vaginal other than urine leakage. I have MS and am type 2 non insulin dependent diabetic. I also have fibromyalgia. I am 53 and just starting menopause. I am sexually active.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:56 am

User avatar Hello Oglorib,

I would strongly recommend you see your doctor to have this evaluated. There are several potential causes of this including a urinary tract infection, worsening diabetes that now has high blood sugars and sugar spilling into the urine, or a condition called diabetes insipidus where the kidney is not reabsorbing water properly. The other possibility is that you may now be experiencing a side effect of your medications (or an interaction between some of your medicines).

There are less severe causes but this needs to be evaluated further since some of these conditions can be dangerous if not treated.

Best wishes.
 oglorib - Thu Sep 04, 2008 2:33 am

Thank you for your reply Dr. Lowe. I will be making an appt tomorrow.

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