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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Urethral Pain (Overview)

Pain one experiences while urinating typically described as a burning sensation.


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What can cause urethral pain/discomfort?

What can cause urethral pain/discomfort?

UTI: The most common cause of this burning would be a urinary tract infection. You should see your doctor for a urine culture and you may need to be started on antibiotics for this. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
26 doctors shared insights

Urethral Pain (Overview)

Pain one experiences while urinating typically described as a burning sensation.


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Treatments for really bad urethral pain?

Treatments for really bad urethral pain?

Treat the cause.: The best solution is always to find and treat the cause. If it is an infection, appropriate antibiotic treatment should be started by a physician. For stones, strictures, and anatomic problems, a urologist can identify the cause and plan treatment. For symptomatic relief, anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen, or urinary tract anesthetics like Pyridium (phenazopyridine) may help. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use 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 you get rid of urethral syndrome without going to a doctor?

Can you get rid of urethral syndrome without going to a doctor?

No: Urethral syndrome is infection, acute or chronic,of the periurethral glands or Skene's glands around the female urethra. They are the embryological equivalent of the prostate gland in the male. The treatment involves antibiotics,short term for acute,long term for chronic. Also a dose after sexual intercourse. Sometimes hormones help. You need to see a medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause urethral pain/discomfort?

UTI: The most common cause of this burning would be a urinary tract infection. You should see your doctor for a urine culture and you may need to be started on antibiotics for this. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Treatments for really bad urethral pain?

Treat the cause.: The best solution is always to find and treat the cause. If it is an infection, appropriate antibiotic treatment should be started by a physician. For stones, strictures, and anatomic problems, a urologist can identify the cause and plan treatment. For symptomatic relief, anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen, or urinary tract anesthetics like Pyridium (phenazopyridine) may help. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause urethral pain and burning?

Can endometriosis cause urethral pain and burning?

Possibly: If your endometriosis/uterine tissue expanded all the way to your bladder and caused it to tug, that could explain some issues. Check your urine to make sure it is not an infection. If negative see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more

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Dr. Craig Wiener Dr. Wiener
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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

office evaluation
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pelvic exam
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ultrasound
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Can spermicidallubricant cause urethral pain during urination?

Can spermicidallubricant cause urethral pain during urination?

Yes: This not an uncommon complaint. If it does not improve after the first couple voids you should be concerned about infection. ...Read more

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I am experiencing urethral pain. The following also describes me: Pain during sex. What should I do?

I am experiencing  urethral pain. The following also describes me: Pain during sex. What should I do?

UTI? STD? Herpes?: If this is recent onset, STDs could do this if you're at risk (e.g. herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia). Or maybe a urinary tract (bladder) infection, especially if you also have urinary urgency, frequency, or pain when urinating. See a doctor soon, the earlier the better for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician 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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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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Urethra (Definition)

The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more