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Do i have a bladder infection? i woke up in the middle of the night with the strong urge to urinate, but when i tried to i was unable to go. a little bit came out, and it was bloody. i can't go back to sleep because the discomfort is so intense. i am a 19

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
By : By the date of this post almost a week has passed. Hopefully you have seen a doctor and are under treatment by now. I am answering this for your reference for the future or anyone reading this in a similar situation. What you describe sounds like a urinary tract infection, kidney infection, or even kidney stones. Since you were in so much pain, with visible blood in the urine then a visit to an urgent care or er is not unreasonable; especially if it is on a fri or sat night and you would have to wait until monday to see your doctor. Lastly if anyone experiences these symptoms with fever and/or chills, please seek medical care right away. All the best.

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