The term "Pollakiuria" in medicine refers to an increase in the frequency of urination over 24 hours without necessarily increasing the total volume of urine output.

The term comes from the greek word “Pollachi”, urinary frequency (s) which means "often", with "-uria" (suffix that refers to the word "urine").

In some cases, urinary frequency may be accompanied by other symptoms such as pain and burning, especially when urinating.


What kind of diseases can be associated with urinary frequency?

The following diseases may be associated with urinary frequency:

  • Anxiety
  • Kidney stones
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Cystitis
  • Renal colic
  • Colitis
  • Prostatic hypertrophy beningna
  • Trichomonas
  • Ovarian cancer

Remember that this is not an exhaustive list and it is highly recommended to consult your doctor, in case of symptom’s persistence.


What is the therapy for urinary frequency?

Because the medical conditions that can cause urinary frequency are many and different, to undergo a targeted treatment is well identify the medical condition that underlies it.


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of urinary frequency?

In case of urinary frequency, it is always good to consult your doctor.