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Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Painful Urination (Overview)

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 caution under professional objectivity.


Dr. Marcus Degraw
129 Doctors shared insights

Painful Urination (Overview)

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 caution under professional objectivity.


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What does it mean to have painful urination but have no stds? I have milkly discharge when I urinate and have painful urination.

What does it mean to have painful urination but have no stds? I have milkly discharge when I urinate and have painful urination.

Painful peeing: In a woman can be bladder, or vulvar, in man, bladder, prostatic or urethral. Vaginal milky/creamy (? Odor) common trichomonas), but urethral points to urethritis - chlamydia. I'd suggest pcp or urgent care to look, culture and treat. Difficult to sort out by this method, and do not even know your gender. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Can chemo for colon cancer lead to painful urination (blood tests ruled out uti)? And advice to treat the pain?

Best is: To discuss with your oncologist regarding any known side effects of the chemo drugs being used. Pain could be related to your prior colon surgery also so a meeting with the surgeon would be reasonable as well. With no more information it is difficult to give you any more detailed answer. ...Read more

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On Zoloft (sertraline) for 4 months... Noticing painful urination, significant hair loss, migraines and easy bruising?

On Zoloft (sertraline) for 4 months... Noticing painful urination, significant hair loss, migraines and easy bruising?

Side effects: Speak to your prescriber about these issues. There may be an alternative medication with fewer potential side effects. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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Bloody urine with some clots, painful urination. All went away after treatment on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Lab report not in. Is this likely UTI or bladder cancer?

Bloody urine with some clots, painful urination. All went away after treatment on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Lab report not in. Is this likely UTI or bladder cancer?

UTI: Although statistically, hematuria in this setting is most likely due to cystitis/uti, I would still recommend cystoscopy and upper tract imaging to rule out other more serious causes especially if there is not a strongly positive urinerr culture. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cure painful urination and prostatitis?

Can antibiotics cure painful urination and prostatitis?

Yes: Antibiotics and analgesics/anti-inflmmatory medications are the mainstay of treatment initially for prostatitis and bladder infections. If caught and treated early, the cure rate is very high. If left untreated for a prolonged period of time, it can progress to chroinc prostatitis. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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For about 3 weeks now I've had painful urination. I get a burning sensation only after I urinate. Tried different antibiotics nothing seems to work.

For about 3 weeks now I've had painful urination. I get a burning sensation only after I urinate. Tried different antibiotics nothing seems to work.

See urologist...: Clinically, you have received more than enough antibiotics for urethritis. Now, it's the time for you to collect and record the detailed feature and degree of all your related symptoms with their sequence of events, and bring those to see urologist who usually can provide you a reasonable advice on what makes sense for your condition and offer the next step of care.

Best wish. .. Always. ...Read more

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What can cause painful urination?

What can cause painful urination?

Many things: A number of things can cause painful urination. A bladder infection, interstitial cystitis, a vaginal infection, or atrophic vaginitis can all cause painful urination. An evaluation typically begins with a history of the problem, a physical exam and a simple urinalysis. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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What could cause painful urination?

This can be from: Bladder infection sexually transmitted disease in men or women; and prostatis in men. U/a, culture helps define, or emoiric treatment. W/u if recurrent. ...Read more

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Painful urination but no other symptoms?

UTI: Painful urination is most often due to a bladder infection. Sometimes a urethral infection from a sexually transmitted disease is also a cause. Start with a urine test, and if it is consistent with a UTI then antibiotics will resolve it. If you have any vaginal discharge then you should also have tests for stds. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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Is painful urination in the morning normal?

Is painful urination in the morning normal?

No: This is not normal. You should see the urologist for examination of your urinating pattern and for testing of the prostate and urine. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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What can cause painful urination on a child?

What can cause painful urination on a child?

Pain on Urination: We do see bladder infections in children. More common in young girls than boys. Boys will sometimes have a valve that prevents the bladder from emptying fully. Any irritation to the bladder wall can cause pain on urination. Sometimes it difficult to tell if they are irritated by urinating or if it is something else is going on in the general area. Time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have painful urination?

Many possibilities: Often but not always associated with an infection; can be bladder, kidney, vagina, prostate, testicular or limited to the urethra. Some std's can cause this as well as trauma, sexual activity and even vigorous athletics. A few drugs and herbs can cause urinary discomfort, and rarely obstruction. If associated with blood, foul odor or air passage, or if persisturgent medical evaluation is advised. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about painful urination?

Moderate concern: While even a "mild" urinary tract infection can have severe symptoms, there are many potential causes of infection, including usual and unusual bacteria, yeast, stds, and even other organisms. While many resolve on their own, depending upon associated medical conditions, sexual activity, age, immune status, medication use, and other factors, each case should be evaluated if it persists. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my painful urination go away?

How fast can I make my painful urination go away?

Painful Urination: If you have pain with urination, that is intermittent, you may have ingested an irritant, or had irregular sexual contact. If you have pain that is consistent, you may have inflammation of the bladder, and infection, or other source of irritation. You should be check for these. If you see blood, or the pain is severe, be seen in the er. ...Read more

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What can I do to get help with painful urination?

What can I do to get help with painful urination?

Short vs long term: In the short term you can sit in a tub of warm water where the warmth will allow your pelvic muscles to relax and you can void with less pain. In the long term you must seek an evaluation for a urinary tract infection or other cause as soon as practical. ...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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Could it be something bad if I have painful urination?

Urination: It can be a sign of a urinary tract infection. However it can also be due to irritation of the urinary tube (urethra) due to soaps, chemicals, etc... The easiest test is a urinalysis with culture at a doctors office or er. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Painful urination?

The high end of. ..: 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 caution under professional objectivity. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm experiencing frequent and painful urination?

What to do if I'm experiencing frequent and painful urination?

Possible UTI: Most common cause at your young age would be acute cystitis. You need a urine analysis and possibly a culture to see if antibiotics are indicated. You my also need a pill for the symptoms but if you are infected you will need antibiotic. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful urination, pinkish. What could it be?

Could be blood: You need an eval by a urologist. No way to figure that out here. ...Read more

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How long does painful urination associated with chylamatia last?

How long does painful urination associated with chylamatia last?

Here are some. ..: If the treated bug is sensitive to antibiotics, it should be killed and the inflamed tissue should start to heal instantly. The patient should feel better in1-3 days and becomes symptom-free in 5-7 days. But, at times, irritating symptoms may linger as long as weeks or even months, thought rarely. Besides, avoiding bladder irritants such as alcohol, coffee, spicy foods, etc. Would help. ...Read more

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How long does it take for pills to relieve painful urination to work?

How long does it take for pills to relieve painful urination to work?

From UTI?: If you are having trouble from a urinary tract infection, antibiotic may reduce your symptoms in less than 24 hours. Other meds such as Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can reduce symptoms in matter of hours. If you have chronic interstitial cystitis, which is rather difficult to treat, which may require multiple meds and/or care from a specialist such as urologist/urogynecologist. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to lessen painful urination from an STI?

How to lessen painful urination from an STI?

Sti: Hi Julian - you can use an OTC medication called AZO for dysuria (ie burning when you urinate) ...Read more

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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

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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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What could cause painful sex and painful urination afterwards?

Specify... please...: The specifics & sequence of events in this question are unclear to deduce a proper answer. However, I just wonder which one came first, that is, sex led to painful urination and later painful sex or sex exaggerates both already painful sex and urination. To get things done correctly, follow instructions in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. More on UTI & voiding? See HOME of the Site. ...Read more

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What are common causes of painful urination in a 4 year old boy?

Painful urination: As it is in girls, boys can have painful urination from bubble baths. Aside from that and a definite history of genital trauma, your 4 yo son should have a urinalysis and urine culture to rule out an infection. Beyond that, a pediatric urologist should get involved. There maybe a blockage in his urinary trat. ...Read more

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Painful urination started after honeymoon. Is it because we went to costa rica?

Uh, no...: I am gong to assume that you are not wasting our time here. What do most people do on a honeymoon? Google "honeymoon cystitis" for a clue if you are not sure. Have a clinic check your urine for infection. You should also be checked for venereal diseases. ...Read more

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Me and my wife are on our honeymoon in an island. We both are experiencing painful urination with an odour to it and cloudy color is it dehydration?

Urinary infection: It is not unusual for newly weds to develop a urinary tract infection sometimes referred to as honeymoon cystitis. You both need to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment which usually involves a course of oral antibiotics. You do want to be well hydrated while the infection is being treated. ...Read more

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Painful Urination in the morning. So I tried citralka and lots of water for four days. Though by evening it subsides, by next morning it again star...

Painful Urination in the morning. So I tried citralka and lots of water for four days. Though by evening it subsides, by next morning it again star...

Probable UTI: This is symptomatic of a probable urinary tract infection. Since it is not abating with conservative treatment, consider seeing a MD for accurate diagnosis and possible treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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