Frequent urination during the day can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'minor' to 'life-threatening'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose frequent urination during the day, we could:
|Diabetes I||4%||Ruled out|
|Prostate Enlargement||2%||Ruled out|
|Interstitial Cystitis||1%||Ruled out|
Daytime urination. On average, how many times do you urinate during your waking hours?
Possible responses:→ Under 2 times
→ 2 or 3 times
→ About 4 to 5 times / don't know
→ 6 to 9 times
→ 10 or more times
Average urine volume for a normal adult is 1.5 liters daily. In advanced cases of diabetes insipidus, urine volume can approach 18 liters daily.
Increases in the number of times a man has to visit the bathroom along with a frequent sensation of having to urinate – especially at night – are among some of the early signs. In addition, a reduction in the force and caliber of urination is also characteristic of prostatic enlargement.
Caffeine is a diuretic, causing increased urination.