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    What causes urinary difficulty in an elderly person?

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Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Kidney Conditions
Question: I am 61, female. Usually get up at least once to urinate at night. Last night I did not, and still this morning, I have not. Shouod I be concerned?
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Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You need to drink plenty of water and ORS to maintain hydration.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone through your query carefully and understand your concerns.

All you need to do now is to drink plenty of water and ORS (oral rehydration solution). You might be dehydrated and that could be the reason that your body is producing urine in lesser amounts. Unless you get the dehydration corrected the situation could become concerning. Ensuring proper hydration would clear any need for worries.

Let me know if I could help further.

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