Burning Sensation During Urination

Burning sensation during urination is the most common sign of urinary tract infection (UTI). The other causes include prostatitis, sexually transmitted infections, interstitial cystitis, radiation therapy, kidney stones, urethral stricture, pelvic inflammatory disease, etc.

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Why am I experiencing a constant burning sensation in my urethra throughout the day?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old male. For the past 2 to 3 months, I have been experiencing a constant burning sensation in my urethra throughout the day, especially when I urinate. About six weeks into the symptoms, I went to my general physician and had my urine tested. My white blood cell count ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms can be related to prostate inflammation, called prostatitis. Sometimes in this condition, urine examination reports are normal. But symptoms of burning in the urethra, pain in the lower back, or perineum happens. You will need to meet a urologist for a pro...  Read Full »

Can urolithiasis cause left abdominal pain and burning while peeing?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain in my lower left side of the abdomen. I have a burning sensation while urinating. These symptoms look like urolithiasis. Please suggest.   Read Full »

Dr. Keeranmayee Mishra

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have difficulty in urination with a burning sensation. You can have it due to a urinary tract infection or stones. In your urine report, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you seem to have some microorganisms and red blood ce...  Read Full »

What are these red dots on my penis?

Query: Hi doctor,There are red dots on my penis. And sometimes, I am feeling pain during urinating, and I also have prostate pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description and attached image (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), there is papular lesions on the glans penis. Although it needs further inquiry, the lesions appear due to herpes...  Read Full »

Are these symptoms of burning sensation during urination and pain in the penis due to STDs?

Query: Hello doctor, Does herpes symptom leave a mild, dull pulse pain in the tip of the penis only on the left side? And it only happens like 1 or 2 times a day. And last for only seconds. There are no other symptoms (burning urination, itch, aching, blisters, or anything like that). Or could that just b...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for consulting us. Dull pulse pain on the tip of the penis has nothing to do with the previous herpes virus. And it is a completely normal thing that can happen to anyone. It is not as well due to hemorrhoids as they do not share a common nerve supply. No need t...  Read Full »

Why does my wife have a burning sensation during urination for a year?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has been having a burning sensation of urine for more than a year now. Earlier, she took Taxim-O, but after stopping it, the burning sensation came back. When it comes, it stays for 5 hours or so. She feels very uncomfortable and hardly can move. She was advised to take Uroton...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen reports sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Though all reports are normal, ultrasound shows cystitis (urinary bladder wall inflammation). This could be a subclinical infection. As no specific cause is found, I suggest you a trial...  Read Full »

Are pus cells in the urine normal?

Query: Hi doctor, My urine pus cells are six to eight/hpf, epithelial cells are two to four/hpf. My general practitioner suggested antibiotics. Should I go for it?  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your text. If you do not have symptoms like pain or burning while urination, then there is no need to take antibiotics. Yes, if you got previously mentioned symptoms with a test like this, you can take antibiotics for one week and do an ultrasound scan on follo...  Read Full »

How to relieve burning urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. For the past three days, I am feeling a mild burning sensation after urination. Though it is not constant, it concerns me. There is no pain while urination as such or any health issues but only a mild burning sensation. Sometimes it feels like it is always there ...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. I would like to know a few more details to answer your question better. Does the irritation start during urination or after? Have you had any fever? Do you pass urine more frequently in the past few days? The most important thing to ...  Read Full »

I am worried about the reddish spot present around my vagina after using a new soap. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been using a new soap for a couple of days and I recently discovered this little reddish spot around my vagina. I have never had this problem before. I am a kind of freaking out. It is like a rash, but they do not itch or hurt or burn. I have not been to my gynecologist in the l...  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture. First of all, do not panic. It is good that you have done all your routine checkups and all are good. First of all, stop using the new soap for cleaning private parts, especially in and around the vagina. You have to understand that there is a...  Read Full »

Why do I get prostate pressure and burning sensation on urination after sex?

Query: Hi doctor,I have prostate pressure and uncomfortable urination. A few times after sex with my partner, this has happened where I feel the pressure between the scrotum and anus. No discharge from the penis, but I have a burning sensation on urination. Currently, I am taking Bactrim, and I have done t...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, the symptoms you got are of chronic prostatitis. This is a long-term issue, and management can be challenging. It seems that you also tried antibiotics without proper outcome. Proper diagnosis can be made by semen culture. There are two main typ...  Read Full »

Why does my perineal area burn while urinating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old woman. My perineal area burns if my urine touches this area while I urinate. Having sex is also very painful. Should I be concerned and what can I do to ease this?  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your complaints are burning sensation around perineum whenever urine touches it, painful sexual intercourse and raw areas. It looks like that you might have a genital infection. To be more specific, if you have reddish colored lesions, erosions/vesicles over genital...  Read Full »

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