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A 40-year-old member asked:

could cancer make it painful for me to urinate, or is that more likely to be an std?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Maybe: Either way, this is a significant issue that needs to be evaluated asap. Call you doc and get an appointment and exam.
Dr. Jon Strasser
Radiation Oncology 21 years experience
Hmmm: Could be many things....Are you having burning on urination? I would say there are many other reasons for pain on urination, that are more common than cancer - urinary tract infections (including stds), trauma.... Would recommend you see your pcp and get a urinalysis, possibly a culture, and physical exams to figure this out.

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