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what causes burning during urination in women

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
See MD: I recommend you see your MD to see if you have bacterial vaginosis, and UTI.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Burning: You might have a urinary tract infection. A rare cause might be reiter's syndrome. Seek help with your primary doctor immediately for evaluation and ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
Microhematuria?: Would be advisable to see medical personel to obtain a urinalysis and culture and provide a through physical exam and history. Darkened urine may resu ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Urethritis: and interstitial cystitis are possible, but more likely is missed cystitis.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Friehling
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cystitis: Possibly or probably a urinary tract infection. You would need to get checked by a professional or at least get your urine check ed and a trial of ant ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple: Infection, cysts, vaginitis,foreign body, stones...see your doc
A 89-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Infection or pH : Anything that would irritate the urethra could cause pain with urination--most common in males being infection or due to urine ph abnormalities. If yo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Urethritis: Urethritis is inflammation of the the urethra (straw-like hollow tube in the penis). When the hollow tube in the penis is inflammed, there may be a s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Probable urethritis: From a uti. Urethral opening is situated between under surface of clitoris & upper edge of vagina. Thus both of these structures might feel painful wh ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many things: The vagina is made of elastic tissue, having said that, it can still get irritated from sex. Sometimes if you haven't had sex in awhile, sex can be p ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Burning on urination: Your symptoms suggest a urinary tract infection (UTI). See a physician and get a urine culture to see if you have a UTI. If you do, antibiotics can re ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain: Badder infections are common and can cause those symptoms. But the lower abdomen have multiple organs and its hard to say without a history and physi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probable UTI: The dull ache sounds like a UTI (urinary tract infection). Pain/discomfort on urination, frequency, blood in urine, urine smells bad are symptomatic ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Kassabian
20 years experience Urology
Varies: In a young female, burning in urination is commonly caused by a urinary tract infection. Constipation is generally related to lack of hydration and a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Drinking a lot?: Hi. Frequent urination could be a sign of a urinary tract infection, of diabetes, or just that it's hot and you're drinking a lot to keep cool. I sugg ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many causes: Infection, pregnancy, lots of fluid intake, diabetes, irritable bladder, and causes of incomplete emptying like lazy bladder ( atonic bladder), urethr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
23 years experience Urology
Many possibilities: This sensation could be related to acute or chronic infection, urethral stricture, bladder stone, history of pelvic surgery or instrumentation, trauma ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Ludlow
21 years experience Family Medicine
Short urethra: Women have a shorter urethra (the tube that brings urine from the bladder to the outside) compared to men. During intercourse, there is exposure to ba ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI: Urinary tract infection is the prime suspect. Need to get urinalysis and get treated accordingly. Then see if the lump in the stomach is still there. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple factors: Stress, tension anxiety can be causes; however, adequate sexual lubrication is a common cause. Using techniques like prolonged sexual foreplay ( 15-20 ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience Family Medicine
UTI: In a woman, the most common cause of burning on urination is a bladder infection. In a male, particularly one under 35, it may be due to a sexually tr ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Infectios: infections like chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases can do this. Get checked out.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Dysuria: It is very unlikely it is anything other than the options you describe. But, rare events such as kidney stones or any other process that leaks blood c ... Read More
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