Frequent urination.... PLEASE help!!

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I've been having frequent urination for a month now, I get up 3-4 times a night, if I sneeze I pee, If i cough I pee. I'm a 40 year old female. I went to the ER 2 weeks ago. They did a urine test and it came back with a very mild UTI. They also did a urine culture. Several days later it came bck with very mild Strep (B). The ER had put me on Cipro. I finished the Cipro in 10 days instead of 7. Missed a few doses. Symptoms are still just as bad (if not worse). I went back to the ER tonight. They did another urine test and NO UTI anymore. White blood count normal however they are saying my urine showed some signs of blood in it. I NEVER have had blood when going to bathroom. No pain or burning. I'm so scared, nervous and freaking out. Please help. The more I google, the more I'm dying with every cancer you can name. :o(

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    You need a doctor to treat you and not ER
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    I know this is scary but the chances that you have bladder cancer are low. I would make an appointment to see a urologist and have a cystoscopy done. The urologist can see the inside of your bladder and do a biopsy if necessary. If the frequency started when your UTI did, it's possible the bladder is still irritated from that. The peeing when sneezing or coughing is called stress incontinence and is very common as women age, especially for those who have had children. Kegels can help strengthen the muscles down there and get rid of any leaking. Another thing to think about is overactive bladder. I woke up one day at age 34 and had to pee every 20 minutes. There was never any evidence of a UTI...my bladder just went crazy one day and I've had an overactive bladder since. Medication, diet change and pelvic floor physical therapy have helped the frequency a lot but it's something I've had to learn to manage. So, there are many possibilities but I would recommend an appointment with a urologist or urogynecologist to start. Good luck!

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    Thank you so much. Reading your responses made me feel a little better. thank you

    Making a urology appointment now

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