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29 Jan

Nocturia problem Query
Hi I have a question which I would be grateful if you could answer. I have seen 2 urologists over the last 10 years for nocturia - urinating at night. I used to urinate up to 7 times a night but in the last few years maybe 1-3 times a night. Problem is - even once is terrible and I cannot get back to sleep. Both urologists said abnormally slow flow rate - very slow and prescribed Xatral - minimal benefit after maybe 3 weeks. Problems started at age 20 and am now 35. Has caused severe sleep deprivation for 15 years as a result of nocturia. Is there any imaging that can be done of the abdominal/bladder area (non invasive) that can detect blockages/stones etc that might be causing the slow flow rate and frequent urination? Thanks
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Incontinence Expert

08 Feb

Dear Steve
I would start with a diagnostic cystoscopy.
This would be very helpful, and is minimally invasive.
Kind regards
Prenevin
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