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What is double voiding?

Double voiding is voiding a second time, 10 to 15 minutes after an initial time. This ensures that the bladder is completely empty and can help with the frequency of urination for someone with an overactive bladder. This technique may also be helpful in reducing urinary tract infections.

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Double voiding is a behavioral treatment for overactive bladder. It involves going to the bathroom two times. This makes sure that the bladder is completely empty. Double voiding has been shown to help the elderly treat overactive bladder.

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