Polyuria: Excessive or overly frequent urination.
Introduction: Urinating too much liquid ("polyurea") needs to be distinguished from the slightly different symptoms of excessively frequent urination, urinary dribbling, or unusual urgency to urinate. Urinating too much fluid or urinating too often can indicate several serious medical conditions. Some possibilities include urinary tract infections, bladder conditions (e.g. interstitial cystitis), or prostate conditions (e.g. BPH). Also possible are metabolic conditions such as Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, or diabetes insipidus. Seek prompt professional medical advice about urination symptoms.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Polyuria:
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Types of Polyuria: frequent urination (29)
Polyuria type of: Urinary difficulty (79)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Polyuria: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Polyuria as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Urinary tract infections
- Bladder conditions
- Interstitial cystitis
- Prostate conditions
- Enlarged prostate
- Benign prostate hypertrophy
- Diabetes insipidus
- Chronic renal failure
- Congestive heart failure
- Noctural polyuria syndrome
- Certain medications
Medications or substances causing Polyuria: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Polyuria as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Conditions listing symptoms: Polyuria: The following list of conditions have 'Polyuria' 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.
Last revised: Nov 9, 2003
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