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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

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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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Why do I have to urinate so much after swimming?

Why do I have to urinate so much after swimming?

Frequency: Urinary frequency is usually a sign of a UTI or overactive bladder (urge incontinence). You did not mention if the frequency happens a few days after or immediately after swimming. If it happens immediately after swimming, the effect of running water or even swimming, in some women, causes a physiologic reaction to have the urge to urinate. Otherwise, check for a possible urinary infection. ...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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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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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

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more