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How often does someone with overactive bladder need to urinate?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
People with overactive bladder usually have to urinate more frequently. Not all men and women may have to urinate with the same frequency. But usually, people with overactive bladder have to go to the bathroom more than seven times a day. In addition, they may need to get up to urinate at least two or more times per night.

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