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I had sex for the first time and now it stings when I urinate. is that normal?

I had sex for the first time and now it stings when I urinate. is that normal?

No, possibly UTI/STD: Hopefully you used two forms of protection, 1) hormonal to lower risk of pregnancy (unless you want to become pregnant at 16yo) 2) condom to lower risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) & pregnancy. Painful urination can be due to urinary tract infection (which is why it's important to pee after sex) or STDs. I can't speak for Canada but in States, no OTC antibiotics so go see your FamilyDoc ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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I have itchiness in my vaginal canal. I also have a cut somewhere in there that stings when I urinate. What is it?

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I have itchiness in my vaginal canal. I also have a cut somewhere in there that stings when I urinate. What is it?

Get timely attention: Go to available sites for timely medical attention so to make sure of no vaginitis - STD-related or not, and learned more how to prevent recurrence. Of course, practice safe sex and be responsible if involved. If you knew what caused a cut, don't repeat it; you know, it's a common sense and don't let overindulgence & obsession take control of our life. Best wish... ...Read more

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Hello. So about 3 days ago my fiance and I had been drinking and had intercourse that got a bit intense. I noticed that I had dried out (which happens when I mix drinks I've noticed Afterwards it stung when I urinated. It still stings when I urinate (alt

Hello. So about 3 days ago my fiance and I had been drinking and had intercourse that got a bit intense. I noticed that I had dried out (which happens when I mix drinks I've noticed Afterwards it stung when I urinated.  It still stings when I urinate (alt

Lube helps: Trauma from sex can cause urinary pain which can certainly last for 3-5 days. If you're having a sensation of having to pee very frequently (but then nothing or very little comes out), or you feel you're not completely emptying your bladder, that would suggest a UTI rather than a simple injury and can be looked into and treated by a primary care doc. ...Read more

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Hello! I need some advice.. I have had an itchy/sore penis for a few days. It has a smelly dis hard and stings when I urinate!! :-(?

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I need some advice.. I have had an itchy/sore penis for a few days. It has a smelly dis hard and stings when I urinate!! :-(?

Urethritis: This could be an inflamed urethra and in view of itching,it could be a yeast infection but other std's like chlamydia are possibilities.Get examined and treated by your physician or a urologist. ...Read more

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I been having bad vaginal itching and it stings when i urinate and a little when I have sex. The itching is recurring what can it be?

I been having bad vaginal itching and it stings when i urinate and a little when I have sex. The itching is recurring what can it be?

Yeast infection: One of the most common causes of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. This makes you itch and a bit raw. You can get yeast treatment such as Monostat over-the-counter at a pharmacy. There are other things that cause itching so if you treat it and it doesn't get better, you need to see your Gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am on my period, and it stings when I urinate and I have a horrible pain when I don't need the toilet. What is this? How can I get rid of pain?

I am on my period, and it stings when I urinate and I have a horrible pain when I don't need the toilet. What is this? How can I get rid of pain?

UTI: Sounds like you may have a Urinary Tract Infection. Your doctor can give you a prescription antibiotic to treat it. You can also get a prescription from one of the live doctor consults here on Healthtap! :) ...Read more

Stings (Definition)

Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Sting by fish in water is another common experience many of ...Read more


Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more