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Urgent need for urination

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Bassiette, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. Bassiette

    Bassiette Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi since a week ago i started to feel great need to urinate i tested the blood sugar it is in normal levels i tried to use medicine Epimag as it may be kidney stones but with no solution. Anyone experienced symptoms like these before ?
     
  2. Knikki

    Knikki · Guest

    When you per do you notice if it is clear or cloudy looking?

    If it is cloudy you may have a urinary track infection of which I would make an appointment with your doctor and get something to treat it.

    However I'm not medically trained so this is guess based on own personal experiences.
     
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  3. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Was Epimag prescribed for you by a doctor, Bassiette? I thought Epimag was used more for constipation that issues with the water works.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Your welcome, I was intrigued by the name so looked it up.
     
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    I go through phases like that. I just put it down to my system being settled enough to have the time to flush stuff out.
     
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    static192 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    hi i would see gp just to make sure hope you are well
     
  9. MargaretR

    MargaretR Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I’ve got a number of other conditions alongside type 2, and have been taking slow release morphine (MST) for pain. I hadn’t made the connection between this drug and increasingly urgent need to urinate, including getting up in the night.

    I was inclined to think it was my age (71) until I started to wean myself off the MST. The urge to urinate stopped, including getting up in the night. I tried taking the MST again. The urge came back, as did the trips to the loo in the night. So I stopped the MST again, gave it a couple of weeks, and tried the MST again. Back came the urge to urinate.

    I’ve searched the website, and read the leaflet that comes with the tablets and neither of them give frequent urination as a side effect.

    My gp made a note to pass it on.

    You’ve probably already thought about your other medication, if you take any, but I thought I’d mention it.

    Margaret
     
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