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What does it mean if I have painful urination?

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Dr. Terry Woodard
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many possibilities

Often but not always associated with an infection; can be bladder, kidney, vagina, prostate, testicular or limited to the urethra.
Some std's can cause this as well as trauma, sexual activity and even vigorous athletics. A few drugs and herbs can cause urinary discomfort, and rarely obstruction. If associated with blood, foul odor or air passage, or if persisturgent medical evaluation is advised.

In brief: Many possibilities

Often but not always associated with an infection; can be bladder, kidney, vagina, prostate, testicular or limited to the urethra.
Some std's can cause this as well as trauma, sexual activity and even vigorous athletics. A few drugs and herbs can cause urinary discomfort, and rarely obstruction. If associated with blood, foul odor or air passage, or if persisturgent medical evaluation is advised.
Dr. Terry Woodard
Dr. Terry Woodard
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Dr. Jared Fialkow
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Urination

The most common cause if a urinary tract infection.
Often this requires antibiotics. There are other etiologies however. You should get a urine culture done to see if there is bacteria and if so, will need antibiotics. If no bacteria, further work up is needed.

In brief: Urination

The most common cause if a urinary tract infection.
Often this requires antibiotics. There are other etiologies however. You should get a urine culture done to see if there is bacteria and if so, will need antibiotics. If no bacteria, further work up is needed.
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Thank
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