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Frequent urination during exams due to stress - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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User :   hello i need to pee 5-6 times in a hour. i don't what to do please help me. i can't concentrate on studies. i m having my sem exams day after tomm.
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
Doctor :   Let me read the query.
User :   okay
Doctor :   the reason for frequent peeing is because of excessive sympathetic drive ( more tension and stress)
Doctor :   because of the exams
Doctor :   you can only reduce the frequency by drinking less water
Doctor :   There are absolutely no medications to stop or restrict it
User :   yes yesterday while giving my xams i felt something below my stomach....
User :   you mean this is all because of exam stress....
Doctor :   Yes
User :   actually i thought it may be sometype of infection....
Doctor :   Actually it is good to urinate, as it reduces the stress
Doctor :   It makes sense to take a break when you continously study for long time
User :   but i can't urinate every now and then in exam hall and holding it for long will make me more tensed
Doctor :   Do not drink water in the morning
Doctor :   on the day of exam
User :   okay
Doctor :   2) Empty the bladder just before you get into hall
Doctor :   Do not take carbonated drinks
Doctor :   Do not take Tea / Coffee on that day
User :   yesterday i have glucose with water.....
User :   okay
Doctor :   If you are thirsty, gulp two sips
Doctor :   Glucose increases the urination
User :   probably....
User :   i m confused is this problem have any connection with mastrubating??
Doctor :   Masturbation has no role here
Doctor :   it is also a stress relieving exercise during exams
User :   i do masturbate almost daily but during exams i don't.....
Doctor :   You can continue to do that provided you waste not much time during the exams
User :   ohk
User :   is there is any medicine for my problem.....
Doctor :   It is not a disease
Doctor :   at all
Doctor :   These modifications help you a lot
User :   okay .........
Doctor :   Your problem is having frequent urination during exam time
Doctor :   If you can put the actions mentioned above
Doctor :   It shall help you
User :   okay thanks.... i feel better now...
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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