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Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Painful Urination (Definition)

Painful urination is the high end of urethral discomfort at voiding, which may result from UTI, STD-related urethritis, stone passage, aftereffect of transurethral procedures, but with widely variable expression & intensity reflecting personal tolerance & coping ability. So, interpreting it with ...Read more


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Male, 47. Recent uti, took cipro, (ciprofloxacin) urine culture came back neg. Still having small white floaters in urine, sometimes painful urination. Thoughts?

Male, 47. Recent uti, took cipro, (ciprofloxacin) urine culture came back neg. Still having small white floaters in urine, sometimes painful urination. Thoughts?

Urethritis vs prosta: Should be evaluated for urethritis vs prostatitis and treated appropriately. If infection/symptoms persist, then, further evaluation to assess for bladder outlet obstruction/retention/other pathology (eg bladder calculus) is warranted. ...Read more

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6 months ago had unprotected sex with a girl. 2 weeks later painful urination. Std tests negative. Started experiencing clear mucusy semen. Not normal?

6 months ago had unprotected sex with a girl. 2 weeks later painful urination. Std tests negative. Started experiencing clear mucusy semen. Not normal?

Not normal: Go back and be tested again for gonorrhea, chlamydia (and other non-gonococcal agents of urethritis), as well for other stds, including hiv. See either an std clinic or a urologist or an infectious diseases doctor. Do this soon. ...Read more

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I have painful urination, pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal discharge for over 6 weeks. STDs neg and cultures normal. Treated for BV and yeast. What now?

I have painful urination, pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal discharge for over 6 weeks.  STDs neg and cultures normal. Treated for BV and yeast. What now?

Further Evaluation: It is important to make sure you have had a complete panel of cultures, which would include ureaplasm and mycoplasm. These are not on most standard panels, so your doctor has to specifically culture them. Another possibility could be Interstitial Cystitis which is also known as painful bladder syndrome. This condition can cause pelvic pain and painful urination as well. Revisit your doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in stomach and pelvic area, painful urination and discomfort. Urinalysis and blood work came back negative. What should I do as follow up?

Sharp pains in stomach and pelvic area, painful urination and discomfort. Urinalysis and blood work came back negative. What should I do as follow up?

Get pelvic exam: Make sure you had a pelvic exam. This is to look for other causes that might not show up on these tests, such as pelvic floor muscle spasms and urethral diverticulum. There is a condition called "bladder pain syndrome" which is based on having these symptoms for a chronic period in the absence of other identifiable causes. Sometimes physicians use urinary analgesics to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more

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Std tests neg cysto came back neg, been on antibiotics for 2 months still pain in lower abdomen and frequent painful urination pain all in pelvic area?

Std tests neg cysto came back neg, been on antibiotics for 2 months still pain in lower abdomen and frequent painful urination pain all in pelvic area?

Painful urination: You may have prostatodynia or chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Antibiotics usually does not solve the problem, because is not actually an infection. The etiology is multifactorial, it can be aggravated by prolonged sitting, riding bikes, alcohol, caffeine, spicy foods. Antiinflammatory drugs, sitz baths and Flomax (tamsulosin) can help relieve the symptoms. Very difficult to treat sometimes. ...Read more

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In a monogamous relationship. Painful urination. Tested 4 uti, bv, yeast, trich, all neg. Treated 4 STI with antibiotics. Symptoms are now worse. ?

In a monogamous relationship. Painful urination. Tested 4 uti, bv, yeast, trich, all neg. Treated 4 STI with antibiotics. Symptoms are now worse. ?

Painful urination: These symptoms could relate to 'trauma' or small cuts that might have occurred from sexual activity -if all these tests are coming up negative. Knowing more details about your sexual activity could shed light on that. Sometimes STI's can be tricky though -herpes for example can occur inside the urethra (where you can't see it). Try pouring warm water over vulva while you pee. You should see MD. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can cause painful urination?

Urinary tract infxn: The most common cause of pain with urination is a bladder infection (uti). Sometimes a woman could have a vaginal yeast infection that could also cause some pain or burning or itching. Passing a kidney stone usually causes pretty continuous pain, more in the back, and not just with urination. You should see your pcp for a urine test and possible antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is painful urination normal once a catheter removed?

Is painful urination normal once a catheter removed?

Absolutely: The catheter affects the epithelium or mucosae of the urethra and the bladder. A burning feeling with urination for a few days is very common. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) or urogesic blue for a day or two can help with this. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Pain On Urination (Definition)

Pain on urination is a symptom that suggests a urinary tract infection or ...Read more


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