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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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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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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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It doesn't hurt when I pee, but it hurts to wipe. I've never had sex and just got off my period several days ago. What could this be/what should I do?

It doesn't hurt when I pee, but it hurts to wipe. I've never had sex and just got off my period several days ago. What could this be/what should I do?

Hurts: If it hurts to wipe, it means you have a skin abrasion or excoriation/scratch. Are you having pain when you do not wipe? Any foul discharge? Consult with us to determine if you need antibiotic cream to the area. Keep dry & clean in meantime. ...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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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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Why does it hurt to pee while on my period, usually starts a few days before I start and lasts a few days after I stop, sometimes longer.

Why does it hurt to pee while on my period, usually starts a few days before I start and lasts a few days after I stop, sometimes longer.

Explanation: You need to be seen by ob/gyn doctor to figure out why does it happen. Sometimes it depend on hygiene products you use with period. Sensitivity your private organs different in mestruation. More sensitive even before and few days after. Without any abnormalities. ...Read more

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Hi. Kind of a personal thing, but why does it hurt to pee and to wipe afterwards? I'm not sexual active and started 2wks ago while on my period.

Hi. Kind of a personal thing, but why does it hurt to pee and to wipe afterwards? I'm not sexual active and started 2wks ago while on my period.

Several things: Can cause this. You should schedule a check up to find out. It could be a bladder infection, yeast infection, or many other problems. ...Read more

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I'm on my period and the blood is red and black and it hurts when I pee?

I'm on my period and the blood is red and black and it hurts when I pee?

Get eval: The blood in your urine certainly may be menstrual, but pain with urination may be a sign of an infection, so get evaluated and tested, so the best treatment can be undertaken. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When I'm on my period it hurts to pee. Not too much, but just a little burning feeling. After the period stops the pain does go away. Is that ok?

When I'm on my period it hurts to pee. Not too much, but just a little burning feeling. After the period stops the pain does go away. Is that ok?

Hurts to pee: Likely a change in the ph of your urine. Drink extra water (64oz+) per day and drink extra cranberry juice and eat more yogurt (Greek is best). That should get rid of it. If not Consult with us to see if you need a urinalysis and possible Rx. ...Read more

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I've been it on my period for 3 days now and yhe second day I use different tampons and now it hurts a lil when I pee it's not a burning feeling?

I've been it on my period for 3 days now and yhe second day I use different tampons and now it hurts a lil when I pee it's not a burning feeling?

Possibilities: It is possible that you mildly irritated the urethra when placing the tampon. Increase your fluid intake. If symptoms get worse then see a doctor ...Read more

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The other day me and my boyfriend had sex during my period, but before, I had to trip to the toilet more times but now, it hurts to pee? Help

The other day me and my boyfriend had sex during my period, but before, I had to trip to the toilet more times but now, it hurts to pee? Help

Probably a UTI: Painful urination can be a symptom of a urinary tract infection, which is more common after sexual intercourse, especially with a new partner.
Go to a doctor and get your urine tested. You may need antibiotics or a urinary antiseptic. ...Read more

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Had really rough sex, now a day later it hurts so bad, and I got my period and taking a tampon out KILLS. And it burns a bit when I pee, HELP?

Had really rough sex, now a day later it hurts so bad, and I got my period and taking a tampon out KILLS. And it burns a bit when I pee, HELP?

Beat up: Abraded, beaten, irritated. Are you surprised everything is a bit tender? Cool compresses, warm bath, Tylenol (acetaminophen) and a few days patience. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. Monday was my last day for my period and on Tuesday I had sex with my bf and the next day when I went to the bathroom to pee it hurts and a li?

Hi Dr. Monday was my last day for my period and on Tuesday I had sex with my bf and the next day when I went to the bathroom to pee it hurts and a li?

Get checked: If it still hurts to urinate by morning, you should get checked for UTI. Otherwise, if the pain is gone, it could just be from minor trauma from intercourse and you don't need to worry about it. ...Read more

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I just got my period and as I got it it started to hurt really bad any time I would pee and there's lots of blood clots and it's black. Why?

I just got my period and as I got it it started to hurt really bad any time I would pee and there's lots of blood clots and it's black. Why?

See below: Along with your period, your symptoms suggest that you may also have a bladder infection (UTI, cystitis). If you are truly passing blood and clots (often dark) in the urine, separate from and in addition to your menstrual flow of blood from the vagina, then we use the term "hemorrhagic cystitis". Prompt evaluation (urine culture) and treatment (increased hydration and antibiotics) recommended. ...Read more

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I am 17 n sexually active. Just got my period, when I pee straight after it really hurts like a knife stab. I am peeing a lot with small dribbles. Why?

I am 17 n sexually active. Just got my period, when I pee straight after it really hurts like a knife stab. I am peeing a lot with small dribbles. Why?

Check for infection: Urinary tract infections are common in sexually active women and need antibiotics if present. They can cause symptoms like yours. See a doctor to get tested, and treated if necessary. ...Read more

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Why when I'm on my period my bladder hurts and I have to pee every 2 min. No infection.?

Why when I'm on my period my bladder hurts and I have to pee every 2 min. No infection.?

Overactive bladder: Overactive bladder can be due to UTI, kidney stone passage, bladder stones, nervousness, uterine abnormalities, ect. I would send a midstream urine for culture and obtain an US to rule out a urolithiasis (urinary stone). ...Read more

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When I go to pee my belly button hurts straight down. And after I wiped my self I had blood but I just finished my period like on Thursday.?

When I go to pee my belly button hurts straight down. And after I wiped my self I had blood but I just finished my period like on Thursday.?

UTI: Is a possibity. You should get a urine test to make sure. Certainly just finishing your period could cause you to see blood while urinating. If you use tampons, you could place one, and see if you notice blood still while urinating. The umbical pain going down coouldalso be a bladder infection. Have your doctor check your urine to make sure ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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