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Does a urinary tract infection hurt?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Not always

Most utis, in people with normal bladder sensation, hurt &/or cause burning on urination.
Some are associated with pelic, suprapubic or back pain. Some utis are painless.

In brief: Not always

Most utis, in people with normal bladder sensation, hurt &/or cause burning on urination.
Some are associated with pelic, suprapubic or back pain. Some utis are painless.
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Utis typically cause some burning upon urination along with some lower midline abdominal discomfort.
If the kidneys are involved, which makes the infection more serious, you may experience some pain in the mid back on either side.

In brief: Yes

Utis typically cause some burning upon urination along with some lower midline abdominal discomfort.
If the kidneys are involved, which makes the infection more serious, you may experience some pain in the mid back on either side.
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Urinary tract infections are usually uncomfortable.
The most frequent symptoms include burning during urination, urinating more frequently than usual, and a feeling of urgency to urinate.

In brief: Yes

Urinary tract infections are usually uncomfortable.
The most frequent symptoms include burning during urination, urinating more frequently than usual, and a feeling of urgency to urinate.
Dr. Robert Dudley
Dr. Robert Dudley
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