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Keep a daily diary of all liquids taken in and all urine released,
whether voluntary or involuntary. Your health professional may also call this a
voiding log, bladder record, frequency-volume chart, incontinence chart, or
voiding diary. The diary is usually kept for 3 to 4 days.
Record in your diary:
A diary is sometimes requested before you see a doctor about
You may be asked to keep a voiding log when:
A diary may identify the cause of your incontinence.
sample diary(What is a PDF document?).
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAvery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
Current as ofDecember 2, 2015
Current as of:
December 2, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
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