Less urination, is there any harm?
1. Health problems identified through urination
From time immemorial, observing the color and frequency of urination will help doctors in diagnosing some diseases. If you experience the following urination conditions, you should go to the hospital soon to check, because you are most likely having a health problem:
Painful urination and frequent urination: This is a sign Recognizing signs of some diseases such as acute cystitis, bladder stones, especially when stones have entered the urethra, prostatitis, urethritis, perianal inflammation, female genital inflammation (such as uterus), bladder tumor, prostate tumor Urinating a lot but not much urine output. These can be signs of conditions such as chronic bladder tuberculosis or bladder cancer. Urinating less urine: Warning the body is dehydrated, has an infection or a urinary tract blockage. Urinary incontinence, urine leaking on its own, the patient may or may not be aware. Usually, patients with nerve damage in the cerebral cortex or spinal cord, the bladder neck loses its elasticity, the imbalance between the bladder capacity, the bladder and urethral sphincter system, the malformation of the urinary tract. Urinary tract this condition is common. Less urination during the day: The main cause is drinking less water, if this condition is not accompanied by other symptoms, you should change your lifestyle habits, drink enough water every day. Anuria means the inability to urinate, this condition often indicates a number of conditions such as blood loss, dehydration, low blood pressure, heart failure. In addition, some of the following diseases can also cause anuria such as acute and chronic glomerulonephritis, poisoning causing acute renal tubular damage, malignant malaria, carp bile poisoning, kidney stones, kidney tumors , has end-stage kidney disease.
2. The reasons why many people urinate less
In fact, the reason why you urinate less often comes from two aspects, one is the condition of your body, the other is your own desire.
For physical causes, you are most likely severely dehydrated. An average person needs to take in 1.5 to 2 liters of water every day through food and drink, but if you don't drink enough water, even if you drink too little water, the amount of urine excreted is too little. urinating less than usual.
As for the cause itself, it can be due to many different reasons such as you don't want to affect your work, so you try to hold your urine or drink less water so you don't have to urinate. However, the habit of urinating less is not good at all, in the long run will have certain effects on each person.
3. Health risks from less urination
If you are urinating less and it persists often then the first problem you will encounter is constipation and then urinary tract problems.
In addition, if you urinate less due to drinking less water, you will easily experience conditions such as dry mouth, fatigue, even dizziness. Do not limit drinking water for the reason of wanting to urinate less, because it will cause many bad effects on health. Especially, water plays an important role in the daily activities of each person.
If you experience low urination due to low water intake, you should not drink a lot of water in a short time, because this will affect the concentration of electrolytes in the body. Should drink about 8 glasses of water in a day, equivalent to 1.5-2 liters of water, if you do not like to drink a lot of water, you can replace it with eating succulent fruits or eating a lot of soup with meals.
When you notice that your body has urinary-related signs, you should see a doctor for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
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