Pollakiuriya is frequent urination, a symptom of a wide variety of pathological conditions. Pollakiuriya typical for diseases of the lower urinary tract, but is often observed in diseases of the kidney and upper urinary tract. In the basis of pollakiurii lies increased sensitivity of the mucosa of the bladder wall and the back part of the urethra, evolved as a result of inflammatory processes (prostatitis, cystitis, rear urethritis). Pollakiuria can cause various reflex effect on the muscles of the bladder from the kidneys and ureters when their diseases, pollakiuriya exists also in great excitement. In women pollakiuria can cause different pathological processes and States in the genital area, such as pressure on the bladder, uterus when it is the wrong position.
Frequent urinating in diseases of the bladder reaches 10-15 times per hour; the symptom of pollakiurii can join the so-called imperative (mandatory) urination, in which patients are unable to keep urine (see urinary Incontinence), such as when specific or nonspecific acute cystitis.
Pollakiuriya develops in all diseases, accompanied by the release of a large amount of urine (polyuria), in particular when nephrosclerosis, diabetes insipidus and diabetes, when the descent of edema.
In addition to establishing the frequency of urination, it is important to pay attention to its frequency in different times of the day. So, daytime pollakiuria characteristic of bladder stones and connected with the active movements of the patient. Night pollakiuria characteristic of adenoma of the prostate (see), being one of the early symptoms of this disease. Sometimes pollakiuriya associated with the intake of certain medications (for example, urotropine).
Pollakiuriya disappears after treatment of the underlying disease.