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Unread 01-31-2013, 04:26 PM   #1
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Been pretty irritated lately with frequency problems. I pee a lot and it's hard to hide the fact now. I'm always needing to take a leak and it is frustrating. I feel like a child not drinking before bedtime, no soda, no this or that, but still have to get up and pee twice a night. I am now getting worse tiredness and I feel awful. I toyed with the idea of wearing "you know what" just to avoid getting up every time, but I said no....they are not comfortable at all. I ended up getting a hand held mens urinal I can slip under there and pee... It works but I still have to come awake a bit to do it, but I don't have to walk to the bathroom. I feel more dragged these days I don't feel like riding the bike as much and just take the car, even if it's just a few miles.
I've also experienced a painful, full body throb? It felt like my entire body was moving like inflating and deflating with pain, but I was just sitting there.
I go to the doctors in a few days.



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Been pretty irritated lately with frequency problems. I pee a lot and it's hard to hide the fact now. I'm always needing to take a leak and it is frustrating. I feel like a child not drinking before bedtime, no soda, no this or that, but still have to get up and pee twice a night. I am now getting worse tiredness and I feel awful. I toyed with the idea of wearing "you know what" just to avoid getting up every time, but I said no....they are not comfortable at all. I ended up getting a hand held mens urinal I can slip under there and pee... It works but I still have to come awake a bit to do it, but I don't have to walk to the bathroom. I feel more dragged these days I don't feel like riding the bike as much and just take the car, even if it's just a few miles.
I've also experienced a painful, full body throb? It felt like my entire body was moving like inflating and deflating with pain, but I was just sitting there.
I go to the doctors in a few days.



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Eric, so sorry. I can't offer any advise just I hope the doctor can help you. Maybe you should call to see if they want to do something for you sooner? Good luck either way.
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Sorry about this Eric. Do you have a bladder infection? That may be something to check in to and probably shouldn't wait until Tuesday. Burning while urinating or pain while urinating does not always happen with a bladder infection. I have one MS friend who the only way she knows she has a bladder infection is if she starts feeling awful and has more symptoms flare. She has been hospitalized many times due to not knowing she had a bladder infection.

I hope you start doing better soon and your dr. appointment goes well.
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I saw a urologist and she gave me information on bladder training which really helped me quite a bit. Unfortunately I still get up several times overnight to pee but at least I'm not a slave to the bathroom during the day quite as often as before.

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((((Eric))))), yep the draggyness , laziness, don't feel good
and going to the bathroom more often than usual, can and
may mean a UTI or bladder infection. Do you have a slight
fever? Some don't but I always get a little fever with a UTI.

Get the to the Doc's ASAP.
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I know it sucks, Eric

As others have mentioned, you might have a Urinary Tract Infection which could account for the increase of frequency, feeling more 'dragged' and your body wide pain.

By your username I am assuming you are male Have you considered a prostrate problem?

Either way it is time for you to see your PCP to get checked out.

By the way --- getting up once or twice a night to pee is quite common for me, but it's been that way all my life.
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Eric, so sorry. I can't offer any advise just I hope the doctor can help you. Maybe you should call to see if they want to do something for you sooner? Good luck either way.
I'm going in tomorrow.

I had another dizziness episode just today. I don't know how I'd get a UTI...I don't use a catheter or anything(I keep clean)

I do feel awful though, pain in the eyes and headaches. That full body throb was new.... Hard to explain, but it felt sort of like shots of brief, throbbing(slightly painful) ...ummmm....can't think of a word repetitions?

I could feel the throbs in my back, ends of my fingers and just below my knees, but on the backside of them. I called my dad after that, because it was weird and scary lol.

Thanks, peeps....so nice to have this when you need it
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I know it sucks, Eric


By the way --- getting up once or twice a night to pee is quite common for me, but it's been that way all my life.

I never had to get up at all before the last year. I never had problems like that. I had a little dic trickle once, but that was an easy fix. I'm 38 so it's not prostate, but I'm sure they'll check.
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I saw a urologist and she gave me information on bladder training which really helped me quite a bit. Unfortunately I still get up several times overnight to pee but at least I'm not a slave to the bathroom during the day quite as often as before.

Good luck.

Several times? wow.. I'm at 2 or three times a night. I use a bedside urinal now, because I can't stand getting out of bed everytime. I know, but....whatever.
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Starting? It sucks, period.

Vesicare helped me. Oxybutin makes my mouth a desert, but really helped. I use it when I'm going out and uncertain of available facilities. Doesn't do everything, but helps a lot. I sleep 8 hours now as Oxybutin helps enlarge bladder capacity. I take neither now. But step 1 sould be seeing a doctor about UTI.

I was DXed with MS in 02, last 4 in a chair. Everyone is different and
MS really strikes different things. Someone once said "If you've seen one case of MS you've seen one case". I am PPMS. This seems to affect brain stem more with walking involved. I have relatively few pain problems or cognitive issues. Doesn's mean with MS that tomorrow won't be different.

I do pee a lot, but am not incontinent. (Shoot, I'm also getting older) DH (a non-MSer) pees at @4:15 AM with me when I wake him up. Then I do back go bed for awhile, but we are early risers.

I try to drink water during day. Urine should be light colored.
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