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Frequent urination, 28 years, no diabetic - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi, welcome to healthcare magic, Dr XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi Dr AAAAAAA I am Male 28, 5'10" 74kgs
User :   for the past 1 month, I am urinating several times a day. means 10-15 times. earlier it was 3-4 times
User :   even if i dont drink water after going to toilet, i need to urinate say after 45mins - 1 hr
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i tested diabetes and test was -ve
User :   what could be the reason? this happened suddenly from last 1 month
Doctor :   Did you have this problem any time earlier?
User :   nope.. first time
Doctor :   How much water are you drinking per day?
User :   even if i go to toilet before sleeping, i wakeup early morning with very severe tendency to urinate. so my sleep is also affected
User :   drinking water is less
User :   may be 2-3 glasses
User :   i tried to drink more water , then I am urinating more times
User :   1 drank 500 ml of water and suddenly in an hour i ahd to go to toilet 4-5 times
Doctor :   Do you have any burning sensation while urinating?
User :   no
User :   that is normal.
Doctor :   Did you drink 500ml water at one shot
Doctor :   ?
User :   yes
User :   it wont be exactly 500 ml.. may be around 350ml - 400ml
Doctor :   Did you get your "urine routine test" done
Doctor :   ?
User :   nope..
User :   i didnt know what test to do
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
User :   no
User :   i am perfectly healthy
Doctor :   Ok, there is something called psychogenic polyuria
User :   ok..
Doctor :   its either that or you need to repeat sugar tests- Fasting sugar & post prandial
User :   i did it like 2 weeks back and sugar level was normal
Doctor :   or it could be an infection which can be detected by a urine routine
Doctor :   You can do this test & get back to us
User :   ok will do that tomorrow..
User :   psychogenic polyuria can be identified thru this test?
Doctor :   no, but if no other cause is found then we shall consider that
User :   ok
User :   will do the test and update tomorrow. thanks doctor.
Doctor :   welcome
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