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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. 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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What is urethrocystoscopy + bladder neck incision? I underwent that procedure. Is painful urination common after catheter being removed? Please rush

Common: It is common to have painful urination for a week or two after catheter is removed. Given your young age, your urologist probably diagnosed you with a high riding bladder neck that was causing you difficult voiding symptoms. The procedure involves putting a camera scope in your urethra and making relaxing incisions in your bladder neck with laser or cautery to change your bladder neck angle. ...Read more

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I have a neurogenic bladder acording to doctor. I am told to use catheter.Is it good to use catheter when I am having burning and painful urination?

I have a neurogenic bladder acording to doctor. I am told to use catheter.Is it good to use catheter when I am having burning and painful urination?

SOME ADVICE: If you are experiencing bladder discomfort, you could well have a urinary tract infection, and this is not unusual in those who do self catheterization. Contact your doctor and get an updated urinary culture. Fully agree with further urological evaluation, as your situation appears very challenging. However, you are living where some of the best urologists in the world practice. ...Read more

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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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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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How much should I worry about painful urination?

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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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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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

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Can I have a UTI without painful urination?

Yes: Utis do not always have to be painful; they can cause a variety of symptoms including urgency, frequency, small amounts of blood in urine (which must always be investigated), or no symptoms at all. A urinalysis and urine culture will determine whether you need treatment depending on your circumstances (pregnant or not, male or female). ...Read more

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Why do I have painful urination after swimming?

Chlorine, Dehydratio: Sometimes, rigorous swimming will dehydrate you and increase your body temperature. The chlorine can also irritate your local skin if you are sensitive. so, some people will have burning for a few hours after swimming. Sometimes you may be unlucky, when you swim in public pools that are crowded, you may get an infection. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a UTI without painful urination?

What to do if I have a UTI without painful urination?

No pain: A urinary tract infection that does not have pain is usually treated in the same was as if there was pain. Both would require antibiotics to clear the infection if it is bacterial in nature. ...Read more

Catheter (Definition)

A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more


Dr. Shari Jackson
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Pain On Urination (Definition)

Pain on urination = dysuria ...Read more