Nocturia – going to the toilet at night

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Publication date: 
24 November 2016
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

Nocturia (getting up at night to do a wee) is a common problem. It is more common in older people. This fact sheet outlines the common causes of nocturia as well as:

  • what to do if you have it
  • how to treat it
  • where to get help