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Nocturia

Nocturia
excessive urination at night
excessive urination at night
peritoneal dialysis
instilling dialysis solution into the patients abdominal cavity through an external catheter
instilling dialysis solution into the patients abdominal cavity through an external catheter
hemodialysis
patients blood flow continually from the body through vascular catheters to the dialysis machine
patients blood flow continually from the body through vascular catheters to the dialysis machine
polyuria
excessive production and excretion of urine
excessive production and excretion of urine
functional incontinence
occurs despite the fact that the urinary tract is functioning effectively
occurs despite the fact that the urinary tract is functioning effectively
micturition
voiding
voiding
mixed incontinence
stress+ urge incontinence
stress+ urge incontinence
nephrons
the functional unit of the kidney. Where urine is made
the functional unit of the kidney. Where urine is made
urinary incontinence
inability to control the passage or urine
inability to control the passage or urine
hematuria
blood in the urine
blood in the urine
enuresis
involuntary passing of urine
involuntary passing of urine
oliguria
reduced volume: 100 to 400 ml in 24 hours
reduced volume: 100 to 400 ml in 24 hours
dysuria
painful urination
painful urination
stress incontinence
loss of urine control during activities that increase intra-abdominal pressure, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing or exercise
loss of urine control during activities that increase intra-abdominal pressure, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing or exercise
dialysis
technique by which fluids and molecules pass through an artificial semipermeable membrane and are filtered via osmosis
technique by which fluids and molecules pass through an artificial semipermeable membrane and are filtered via osmosis
overflow incontinence
the inability to empty that bladder completely resulting in a constant dribbling or frequent urination
the inability to empty that bladder completely resulting in a constant dribbling or frequent urination
anuria
failure to produce or excrete 50 to 100 ml of urine in 24 hours
failure to produce or excrete 50 to 100 ml of urine in 24 hours
urge incontinence
a sudden strong urge to void followed by rapid bladder contraction
a sudden strong urge to void followed by rapid bladder contraction
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