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Is painful urination a normal symptom of prostatitis?

Is painful urination a normal symptom of prostatitis?

Yes: It can be a symptom of prostatitis particularly if it turns into a urinary infection too. ...Read more

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Dr. William Harris
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Painful Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

Pbs is also called interstitial cystitis (ic). It is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. There is a lot of research by urogynecology and urology trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more


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Is pus a normal symptom of cystitis?

Is pus a normal symptom of cystitis?

Pus or white cells: In urine are usually present in the urine with cystitis. ...Read more

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Can urine nitrates be a symptom of interstitial cystitis?

Can urine nitrates be a symptom of interstitial cystitis?

Nitrites sign of UTI: Nitrite testing is thus to demonstrate bacteria in the urine & will be negative in subjects with interstitial cystitis unless they also have a urinary tract infection. Symptoms are something that you feel, & symptoms of ic are similar to utis, ie urinary frequency and bladder or pelvic pain. Microscopic hematuria (blood in urine) in absence of a UTI & negative urinary nitrites could be sign of ic. ...Read more

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Is painful intercourse a symptom of endometriosis?

Is painful intercourse a symptom of endometriosis?

YES: Many women with endometriosis have painful sex, which is a common symptom. But most women with painful sex do not have endometriosis. You should always check for all causes of pain. ...Read more

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Is this a UTI or interstitial cystitis if bloody?

Is this a UTI or interstitial cystitis if bloody?

Exclude tumor: Blood in urine can be due to many causes, infection, trauma, tumor, vascular malformation, clotting disorder. However, tumor/cancer needs to be excluded in any one with blood in urine. Uti and interstitial cystitis are not the only causes of blood in urine. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a common misdiagnosis for interstitial cystitis?

What is a common misdiagnosis for interstitial cystitis?

Depends: Interstitial cystitis is usually diagnosed by looking directly inside the bladder. If the diagnosis is done by history and physical exam, it could be confused with a urinary tradct infection, endometriosis orpelvic inflamatory disease. ...Read more

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Is frequent urination a sign of IBS in teens?

Is frequent urination a sign of IBS in teens?

Sometimes: Ibs and irritative urinary symptoms can sometimes go hand in hand, since many people might have some pelvic muscle tightness as a result or cause of symptoms which can affect both urinary and bowel function. ...Read more

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Is pelvic pain a symptom of a yeast infection?

Is pelvic pain a symptom of a yeast infection?

Not usually: Make an appointment to be seen. Yeast infections typically cause itching and is very uncomfortable and annoying. Pelvic pain is more concerning and may indicate a different infection. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in rectum. Having chronic non bacterial prostatitis. Is it a early sign of cancer or inflammation?

Burning sensation in rectum. Having chronic non bacterial prostatitis. Is it a early sign of cancer or inflammation?

Not Cancer!: Cancer of prostate does not occur under 30 years of age. So, I suspect your symptoms are due to Chronoic prostatitis which has little if anything to do with prostate Cancer. Your prostate doctor can guide and treat you further. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent urination besides having a UTI (urinary tract infection)?

What is the cause of frequent urination besides having a UTI (urinary tract infection)?

Polyuria. Causes:: Partial list: overactive bladder, consuming large fluid volumes, diabetes mellitus or insipidus, bladder stones, interstitial cystitis, bladder or urethral diverticulum, bladder polyp or tumor, pregnancy, enlarged prostate, inflammed bowel or appendix pressing on bladder, anxiety, chronic kidney disease preventing water reabsorbtion after initial blood filttration, medication, esp. Diuretics. ...Read more

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What is a common symptom of pyelonephritis besides flank pain?

What is a common symptom of pyelonephritis besides flank pain?

Fever ...: Fever, chills, painful urination and shakes are common with fever > 100 degrees. Flank pain by itself is not diagnostic. See your caregiver and have your urine checked. ...Read more

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Is itching a symptom of kidney stone?

Is itching a symptom of kidney stone?

Itch.: I wouldn't think that being itchy would be suggestive of a kidney stone. ...Read more

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Is blood a symptom of urethritis?

Is blood a symptom of urethritis?

Can be. : Along with several other symptoms. You need to confirm as it can be from something else. ...Read more

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Is vulvodynia a symptom of IC/PBS?

Is vulvodynia a symptom of IC/PBS?

No: at least it would be a highly unusual one. Suggest an exam with a doctor's office to help with the vulvodynia. good wishes. ...Read more

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Is a main symptom irritable bladder of scleroderma?

Is a main symptom irritable bladder of scleroderma?

No: Irritable bladder is not a main feature of scleroderma. Skin changes and raynaud's phenomena are the typical presenting features of this illness. ...Read more

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Are symptoms for Interstitial Cystitis & Bladder Cancer the same?I have a burning bladder, a little blood, hesitance & fear urinary retention is next.

Are symptoms for Interstitial Cystitis & Bladder Cancer the same?I have a burning bladder, a little blood, hesitance & fear urinary retention is next.

Here are some...: The typical symptoms of both entities uniquely differ, but both may occasionally coexist. Besides, concerning slow urine flow, hesitancy, & even urinary retention + blood in urine, it is possible to sort these things out correctly by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html & blood in urine in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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


Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more