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What is considered polyuria?
Last Updated: 10th June, 2020
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In this regard, 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.
One may also ask, what is the normal urine output? The normal range for 24-hour urinevolumeis 800 to 2,000 milliliters per day (with a normalfluidintake of about 2 liters per day). The examples above arecommonmeasurements for results of these tests. Normalvalueranges may vary slightly amongdifferentlaboratories.
Also know, what causes polyuria?
Polyuria is usually the result ofdrinkingexcessive amounts of fluids (polydipsia), particularlywater andfluids that contain caffeine or alcohol. It is also one ofthemajor signs of diabetes mellitus. When the kidneys filter bloodtomake urine, they reabsorb all of the sugar, returning it tothebloodstream.
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.