For most of your adult life, peeing is delightfully simple. You feel the need to go, you find a place to go and then — ahhh! The inability to empty your bladder completely, called urinary retention, can result from:. Urinary retention can be caused by a problem with the nerves that control your bladder. This can happen as a result of diabetes , stroke , multiple sclerosis , brain or spinal cord infections or injuries, or pelvic injury.
8 Reasons You're Peeing So Much
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Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Most people will have some kind of urinary problem or injury in their lifetime. Urinary tract problems and injuries can range from minor to more serious. Sometimes, minor and serious problems can start with the same symptoms. Many urinary problems and injuries are minor, and home treatment is all that is needed to relieve your symptoms. See pictures of the female urinary system and male urinary system. Many things can affect urine colour, including fluid balance, diet, medicines, and diseases.
I'm Peeing More As I Age – Am I Normal?
Interviewer: You're getting older and you're noticing that you're peeing more during the day, during the night. Is this normal? That's coming up next on The Scope. Today, we're talking with Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones.
Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Urinary problems and injuries are a concern in children. A young child may not be able to tell you about his or her symptoms, which can make it hard to decide what your child needs.