Passing more urine than usual and Difficulty passing urine

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

Information written and reviewed by Certified Doctors.

Conditions

Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer is where a growth of abnormal tissue, known as a tumour, develops in the lining of the bladder.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Painless blood in urine
  • Pain when passing urine
  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Urgent desire to pass urine
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss

More information on Bladder Cancer is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Cystitis

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder, usually caused by a bladder infection.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain when passing urine
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Cloudy urine
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • Urgent desire to pass urine

More information on Cystitis is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 new cases diagnosed every year.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Difficulty passing urine
  • Passing urine at night frequently
  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Urgent desire to pass urine
  • Weak flow of urine

More information on Prostate Cancer is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Pyelonephritis

A kidney infection is a painful and unpleasant illness that usually happens when bacteria travel up from your bladder into one or both of your kidneys.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Unusually tired
  • Pain when passing urine
  • High temperature
  • Lower back pain

More information on Pyelonephritis is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.