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Why does it hurt to pee when i'm on my period?

Why does it hurt to pee when i'm on my period?

Infection vs none: If it's a usual event and resolves with resolution of the period then it is not infection. It would be consistent with dysmenorrhea i.e. Pain during period due to irritation of the pelvic area due to a variety of reasons among which endometriosis, minute uterine lining tissue sitting outside/on the bladder area and gets irritated during the period where contraction of bladder will cause it to hurt. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more

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It hurts when i pee on my period. A week later i feel the same pain but more dull even when I do not pee one week after my period.?

It hurts when i pee on my period. A week later i feel the same pain  but more dull even when I do not pee one week after my period.?

Infection: It sounds like a problem in the urinary or genital tract, maybe infection. You should be checked by the gyn and tested for infection. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications in case one is the cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Is it normal to hurt when i pee around just before my period?

Is it normal to hurt when i pee around just before my period?

Seek...: Short-term hurting in voiding right before period has happened to some women and they've borne with it because of its being predictably brief and light. Why does that occur? Some thought it may result from sensitized urethral mucosa by hormonal change among some individuals, but just speculation. Lately, some are known to be connected with possible endometriosis. But, how far does one need to go? ...Read more

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I have pink spotting and cramps, it can't be my period, its a week early. I also have itching but it doesn't hurt when i pee. What can be the problem?

I have pink spotting and cramps, it can't be my period, its a week early. I also have itching but it doesn't hurt when i pee. What can be the problem?

Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections &  hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do  a home pregnancy test .  there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Get urinalysis with a mid-stream catch
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Visit PCP or urologist
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Follow up with urologist
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Note other symptoms, related medical history
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It hurts in my stomach when i pee on my period, its not like a burning or anything, it actually hurts deep im my belly when i pee, what is this?

It hurts in my stomach when i pee on my period, its not like a burning or anything, it actually hurts deep im my belly when i pee, what is this?

Inflammation: Your period causes some changes of inflammation in the area of your bladder, so it is common that some people will have pain in their belly - by their umbilicus, when they urinate. ...Read more

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When im on my period I go for 2 to 3 weeks an it hurts when I do a pee an I have to chance my pad every 1hr is at ok or not?

When im on my period I go for 2 to 3 weeks an it hurts when I do a pee an I have to chance my pad every 1hr  is at ok or not?

Not O.K. at all: Frankly speaking, you are "hemorrhaging" for the 2 to 3 weeks that you are on your period and need to see a OB GYN MD ASAP to avoid anemia and fined out why. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Go to your PCP have a complete exam urinalysis, a culture sensitivity.
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If all exams are normal, make a habit to drink a lot of water.
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Request regular urine checks to see if the blood in your urine persist
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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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