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i have a burning pain at the base of my penis that some times radiates to my lower back. no problems with urination but hurts and burn when i get up.

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Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Could be stone: Your symptoms could be secondary to a urinary stone in the kidney or the ureter. the only way to rule this out is to see your provider, and get UA and exam done. If the pain increases then suggest the ER, otherwise make an apt in the next week.
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
You need testing: You should go to a clinic and discuss this with a provider. Your symptoms could be related to urinary tract infection and / or prostate problems. You need to have a thorough evaluation including a detailed history, a complete exam including prostate exam, and at least a urinalysis - possibly blood work as well. It is not likely to be serious but could worsen if not treated appropriately.

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