The most common symptoms of OAB are:
•The frequent urge to urinate
•Waking up in the middle of the night to urinate, known as nocturia.
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When a patient is experiencing overactive bladder symptoms, our doctors conduct an in-depth evaluation, perform a physical exam and often times order tests assist your doctor in making the right diagnosis.</p?
Why does this happen?
A healthy bladder signals the brain when it is getting full or is full, but you can wait to go to the bathroom. With OAB, you aren’t able to wait. The urge to go to the bathroom happens suddenly, forcing you to use the restroom immediately. The urge to urinate can happen even if your bladder isn’t full.