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Have diabetes. Waking up at night to urinate. Sore penis, burning sensation. Due to medicine?

I am a diabetic sufferer and have recently experience waking up at lease twice during the night to urinate. Often it is with some urgency. I have also found that the end of my penis gets sore, and there is a burning sensation at the end of the process. The sensation is on the fore-skin of the penis. could be due to the medication taken of the diabetes? I am also experiencing a dry palate with a need to drink a great deal of fluid.
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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Hi thanks for your question.
Increased blood glucose level is common cause for nocturia(urination during night).Dry palate and need to take a lot of water is also symptoms of increased blood sugar.But since your these symptoms are associated with urgency and burning sensation which are symptoms of urinary tract infection (UTI).I think most probably your blood glucose level has increased and addationally you have UTI.I would suggest you to consult your treating physician who may get your blood glucose and urine examination done to rule out or confirm increased blood glucose level and UTI and manage accordingly.
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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