Pain While Urinating

Pain while urinating can occur with a burning sensation. It often occurs due to urinary tract infection, urethritis, vaginal infection, diverticulosis, kidney stones, and injury of the genital area. The people at a high risk of developing dysuria are pregnant ladies, men, and women having diabetes and any bladder diseases. The management depends upon the cause.

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I have OCD, and recently I developed severe pain in my vagina while urinating. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having some troubles, and I thought of consulting online first. First of all, for background, I am a patient with acute OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), with problems with excessive handwashing and bathing. I have been suffering from it for the last six years. I have to make i...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your problem seems to be both physical and psychological. I want to treat the physical part of the problem. As you are having pain in the vaginal area during peeing, there is a urinary tract infection that has to be treated. You did not have sexual intercourse, so th...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain and burning sensation while urinating and ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor, I had mild pain and burning symptoms in my penis for half a week. The symptoms are sporadic, and there is no blood or anything else noticeable other than the feeling of slight burning and pain while urinating or ejaculation. Yesterday I felt the symptoms a bit stronger. During masturbatio...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This seems to be prostatitis which can be caused by sexual contact. The treatment is by long-term antibiotics and alpha-blockers. I suggest taking tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for four weeks and tablet Tamsulosin 0.4 mg once at night for 30 days. After tha...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from urinary tract infection since one month. Please suggest me a solution.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from a urinary tract infection following my last menstrual cycle and this month,for which I took Monurol (Fosfomycin). I have an itching and burning sensation while urinating and cannot urinate completely. I guess it could be mostly due to holding my urine for lon...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Yes,your symptoms actually indicate UTI (urinary tract infection), which is caused by bacterial infection, so antibiotics are required, or else sexually transmitted diseases (STI) can cause such symptoms. You can t...  Read Full »

I am experiencing pain and burning sensation during urination. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am feeling pain during urination, and I am passing more urine than usual as I am going to the washroom again and again. I feel a burning sensation in the vagina during urination, and I also see a little bit of bleeding during urination. I had intercourse with my partner last week and...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It may be a urinary tract infection (UTI) or a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Get a microscopic urine examination for pus cells done and send the test results so that the problem can be evaluated properly and treatment can be suggested appropriately. Whether i...  Read Full »

What is the cause of high levels of prostate antigen test?

Query: Hello doctor,I got my father's prostate antigen test results today. It was 10.59 ng/mL. I am worried if it shows the beginning of prostate cancer. But, there are no specific complaints. Sometimes, he has a delay in urinating and little pain on urinating, and puss is found in urine. Currently, he is ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to PSA (Prostate-specific antigen test) is prostate-specific but not cancer-specific, and it requires careful clinical evaluation. First, check digital rectal examination, and after exclusion of infection or prostatitis and treatment with antibiotics, repeat it. Then, I...  Read Full »

What are the possible causes for the difficulty in urinating?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a difficulty urinating since more than five months. I have had UTI in the past. I know this time it is not an infection as I do not have any pain or stinging. I feel my bladder is full and I feel a discomfort as I cannot empty it. I drink enough water. I have had bladder and...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think you are suffering from interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. So, when you visit your urologist, you should talk to him about this possibility. He may advise cystoscopy to rule out other causes. I suggest you take table...  Read Full »

Is my fever, bloody urine, and painful urination due to UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain while urinating, blood in urine, lower abdominal cramp, and fever. I think my UTI is back. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing and I understand your concern. Yes mam actually it can be case of UTI (urinary tract infection) or glomerulonephritis. So I would suggest you to do urine culture and routine test , KFT (kidney function test), CBC (complete blood count), and ultraso...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing pain while urinating and having a UTI problem for a long time. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from a UTI for a very long time. My doctor suggests antibiotics then it gets better. I am again experiencing pain during urination.I am taking the tablet Methimazole for thyroid problems.Kindly help with this.  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. The ultimate cure to pain during urination is to treat the UTI (urinary tract infection) adequately. Once it is cured, the pain will go. However, since you are developing recurrent UTI, investigations nee...  Read Full »

What could cause pain while urinating and also when bladder is full?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. For the past two months, I have been experiencing pain while urinating and I also have pain when my bladder is full. I had taken a urine test and the test said I had an infection for which I was given antibiotics. The pain has come down, but a mild pain is still p...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Usual causes of such symptoms include urinary tract infection (UTI) or urinary stones (renal stones). When routine tests turn out to be normal, a frequency volume diary may be made. Next would be a urine flow test and a sonography for residual urine volume. If these ar...  Read Full »

Will recurrent UTI occur due to holding urine for a prolonged time?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I did a urine test today, there is no UTI or any infection, but the RBC count was 0 to 1. I did a test six weeks back, which showed the RBC count to be 4 to 6. I still feel there is a block to the urine flow, and I have to go every 15 minutes or every one hou...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your history suggests that you have very frequent urination and poor flow with recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection). I would like to know the following. Do you have constipation or numbness of the sole? How frequently do you get up at night? Has any catheter been put ...  Read Full »

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