Frequency, Urgency and Dysuria

  • Jialin Chen
  • Rui Zeng


Adult averagely have to urinate about 3–5 times daily, and most twice at night. An average output of urine every time is 200–400 mL. Frequency means voiding at frequent intervals. Urgency is an exaggerated sense of needing to urinate. Dysuria refers to pain or a burning sensation during urination. Frequency, urgency and dysuria are known as vesical irritability.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jialin Chen
    • 1
  • Rui Zeng
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicinePeking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina
  2. 2.Department of CardiologySichuan UniversityChengduChina

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