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Why do I have painful urination after swimming?

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

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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My 2 yr old daughter is having painful urination after swimming in a pool also. She also has had uti's 3 times. Is it safe for her to continue weekly?

My 2 yr old daughter is having painful urination after swimming in a pool also. She also has had uti's 3 times.  Is it safe for her to continue weekly?

Is your question: whether or not it's safe for her to swim weekly? Have her UTI's been related to her swimming? If not, it's certainly safe for her to swim. Make sure she's changing out of her wet bathing suit as soon as possible after swimming. Being in the wet suit will not cause an infection, but can cause irritation, which can cause symptoms like a UTI.Please contact her pediatrician to discuss further. ...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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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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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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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 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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Coulc constipation cause painful urination?

Coulc constipation cause painful urination?

Dysuria: Chronic constipation is a frequent cause of voiding dysfunction. Painful urination, however is more likely related to infection. ...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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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

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Painful urination but no sign of infection, what could it be?

Many possibilities: Too many possibilities to enumerate. See a urologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes pink flesh tissue in urine and painful urination?

Likely an infection: Bladder infection causes inflammation of your bladder and may result in the passage of small clots resembling tissue. It is a good idea to visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Can not drinking enough water cause stop and go and painful urination?

If you have not seen: Your doctor or a urologist yet, do. Or, go to urgent care. There are mostly benign causes but you need to have an h&p, and evaluation. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for painful urination?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for painful urination?

Depends: Usually an uncomplicated bladder infection is easily treated with a short course of antibiotics. For long term pain, you really need an exam to screen for scarring, polyps, or resistant infections. It's usually a quick visit. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can be added short term to numb your bladder until your infection is treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Pain On Urination (Definition)

Pain on urination = dysuria ...Read more


Urination (Definition)

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