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Speaking of increased or frequent urination, it is very easy to be ignored by people. However, in some conditions, it usually implies a severe condition, namely Chronic Kidney Disease. Wanna the reasons? Please read on. And if you have the symptom, you should seek professional help from your doctors or our Online Doctors.
As we all know, our kidneys are very important organs which are endowed with numerous functions. One of functions is responsible for producing urine and discharge wastes and toxins through urine. In the kidneys, there are more than one million nephrons and each nephron is made up of glomerular, renal capsule and renal tubule. Among them, renal tubule has the function of resorption, which can reabsorb the useful nutrients and fluid that are filtrated out by glomeruli. Generally speaking, frequent urination is mainly caused by the damaged renal tubules. For people with Chronic Kidney Disease, patients’ glomeruli may be damaged and the function of resorption will also be damaged. As a result, a large amount of fluid will leak out through urine, which can make patients urinate frequently. What’s more, patients are prone to suffer from increased urination at night. That’s because their kidney function is too insufficient to finish intended task during the day, which leads to overtime Blood Purification and metabolite elimination at night, thus leading to excess urination of high frequency.
Through the above analysis, we can see that increased urination can be caused by CKD. However, it does not mean that all increased urination are caused by CKD. Therefore, only find out the underlying causes of frequent urination, can you take the effective treatment and solve the problems fundamentally.
Then, how do you know the increased urination is caused by chronic kidney disease.
Here, some tests are recommended to you:
1. Urine analysis: to determine whether any abnormal compounds are present
2. Imaging tests: to look inside the body
3. Urodynami tests: to examine how well the bladder, sphincters, and urethra are storing and releasing urine.