Passing more urine than usual

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.

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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

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Bladder Cancer.

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Cystitis

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

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

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Cystitis.

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

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Prostate Cancer.

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Prostatic enlargement

Benign prostate enlargement (BPE) is the medical term to describe an enlarged prostate, a condition that can affect how you pass urine.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

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

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Prostatic enlargement.

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Prostatitis

Prostatitis is a general term that refers to inflammation (swelling) of the prostate gland, which is sometimes caused by an infection.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain when passing urine
  • Lower back pain
  • Pain in testicle
  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Groin pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Prostatitis.

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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

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Pyelonephritis.

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

Type 1 diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Unusually tired
  • Unusually thirsty
  • Passing urine at night frequently
  • Dry mouth

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Type 1 diabetes.

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Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Unusually tired
  • Unusually thirsty
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Passing urine at night frequently

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Type 2 diabetes.

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

Urinary tract infection in children

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common infection that occurs in the urinary tract (any part of the body used to make and get rid of urine).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Unusually tired
  • Feeding less than usual
  • High temperature
  • Feeling irritable
  • Cloudy urine

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Urinary tract infection in children.

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

Uterine prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is bulging of one or more of the pelvic organs into the vagina.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bulging sensation from vagina
  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Unintentional passing of urine
  • Weak flow of urine
  • Vaginal lump or sore

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Uterine prolapse.

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