There are some things that we can all relate to regardless of where we live, how we were raised, or what our paycheck says. And one of those things is peeing. We all have to pee every day. Given the state of technology, there’s a good chance you are peeing while you reading this. But what happens when your pee volume decreases? Scanty urination is medically known as oliguria, and can become a real problem.

Scanty Urination (Oliguria) Causes
So, what causes oliguria? What could possibly decrease your urine output? Well, there are a number of reasons why you might experience oliguria. Those causes can include:

1. Dehydration

The most common reason for the shortage of urine is a lack of fluids. This dehydration can be caused by the reduced intake of liquids while the body expels the minerals and fluids that it needs. Excessive diarrhea and vomiting, for example, can cause the loss of essential liquids and nutrients leading to smaller amounts of urine.

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