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Diagnosing urinary system problems

To diagnose urinary system problems, your GP will examine you and ask you questions about your general health. They may arrange tests including:

They may also ask you to complete a bladder diary to see how often you go to the toilet and how much you drink.

If you're male, your GP may recommend tests to check your bladder, prostate or kidneys. This is more likely if you're over 50.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Page created November 2019.

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Review key: HIURS-53047