My father is urinating on the hour every hour,

Patient

Q: My father is urinating on the hour every hour, every day of the week. 20 + times a day.

Doctor

A:   Welcome to Ask The Doctor.
I understand your concern.

Following are the possibilities in his case scenario:
1. Urinary Tract infection.
2. Benign prostate hyperplasia.
3. Kidney stones.
If he is found to have urinary tract infection, he would require to be evaluated for the causes.
Most common causes of UTI at his age are Diabetes, Stones in renal tract
I would advise you to get him following:
1.Ultrasound Abdomen with KUB.
2. Hemogram
3. Urine culture.
4. X-ray KUB.
5. KFT.
He would be treated based on size, site of stone.
If Urine infection is found he would be given antibiotics based on culture report.

This is my personal opinion for you based on available details.
Stay Healthy

Related Q&A

Q: I used the neti pot with batteries (force) for my nasal, it went straight up and came out the other side. But now I f...

Q: Had sore inside of nose, whenever scab would be removed it would bleed something terrible. I was at the dr. for anoth...

Q: I ordered a sofa off of the internet and i wouldnt receive it until February so I rented a couch from Rentacenter abo...

Q: I get nauseous if I have fluid/food in my stomach (or if bowels not empty) ... but only when I bend over/lift/move st...

Q: Should I have an X-ray at the dentist? 4 yrs ago I had a massive heart attack 3 yrs ago a pulmonary embolism so conse...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews