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What can cause polyuria?
Last Updated: 1st March, 2020
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Simply so, what causes increased urine output?
Excessive urine output can sometimes signal healthproblems,including:
- bladder infection (common in children and women)
- urinary incontinence.
- interstitial nephritis.
- kidney failure.
- kidney stones.
- psychogenic polydipsia, a mental disorder causingexcessivethirst.
- sickle cell anemia.
Additionally, how is polyuria treated? The FDA has approved Noctiva (desmopressin acetate)foradults with nocturnal polyuria. The medicationcurbsurine production, thereby allowing people withnocturnalpolyuria to sleep. It is administered by nasalspray, about30 minutes before bed.
Secondly, what conditions can cause polyuria and polydipsia?
In the absence of diabetes mellitus and diuretic use,themost common causes of chronic polyuria areprimarypolydipsia, central diabetes insipidus, andnephrogenicdiabetes insipidus. Hypernatremia can indicatecentral ornephrogenic diabetes insipidus. Abrupt onset ofpolyuriasuggests central diabetes insipidus.
What defines polyuria?
Polyuria: The excessive passage of urine (atleast2.5 liters per day for an adult) resulting in profuseurination andurinary frequency (the need to urinate frequently).Polyuriais a classic sign of diabetes mellitus thatis under poorcontrol or is not yet undertreatment.