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UnderstandingCobaltBlueRhinoceros6588 +0 points · 11 months ago Original Poster

I'm 34, male, 6ft2, healthy weight bmi etc. and no known conditions, i.e.non diabetic etc. I am taking mirtazipine for the last 2 months. I have a close direct relative, father, who has diabetes type 2 (diagnosed in mid 50s).

The last 3 weeks or so now I've woken up in the early morning (range from 230am - 6am) and had this strange but slight sensation that I need to pee. I awake to find I have it and then can't get back to sleep. I'm wide awake. However it definitely isn't a strong, intense, desperate urge but rather just a slight awareness if that makes sense which is why I don't even need to pee so I never actually go straight away and sometimes don't go at all until later in the morning. So it's more of a slight awareness if that makes sense.

What's even more odd is that this never happens at any other time of the day or night. I have no other symptoms, no burning, no pain, normal urine frequency. I'm fine, my usual self at all other times and can go about my normal day, however this is affecting my sleep now. I haven't had an one uninterrupted nights sleep for a while.

I had an urinalysis done two weeks which came back normal. I'll go and get my prostate checked but any idea what this could be? I feel if something disturbs your usual sleep pattern then something isn't quite right. Someone did suggest apnea, which is a sleep disturbance. That would explain why I'm only getting this one symptom at night time

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NiceSilverBison1316 +0 points · 11 months ago

Sounds like an enlarged prostate problem. Check with your Urologist. I've have been taking medication for it for years. Waking up could be sleep apnea, but if you feel like you have to pee, it is probably prostate related.

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UnderstandingCobaltBlueRhinoceros6588 +0 points · 11 months ago Original Poster

Thanks. Although I'm only having this slight symptom at that time of the night. Rest of the time I'm fine. With enlarged prostate would you not be having symptoms during the day too?

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NiceSilverBison1316 +0 points · 11 months ago

Yeah, you should get symptom during day also. Have you had your PSA checked lately?

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