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35 possible causes of "Painful urination"
Symptoms:
  • Painful urination
1. Painful Urination
Painful urination is a broad term that is used to describe discomfort during urination. This pain may be caused by your: bladder urethra (the tube that carries urine outside your body) perineum (in men, the area betwee...
Symptoms:
  • Chills and fever
  • Chronic pain
  • Edema
  • Swollen ankle
  • Painful urination
  • Moist skin
2. Obstructive Uropathy
Obstructive uropathy is a condition in which your urine flow reverses direction. Instead of flowing from the kidneys to the bladder, the urine "refluxes" back into the kidneys. Reflux literally means "a flowing back o...
Symptoms:
  • Vomiting
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Urinary urgency
  • Night time urination
  • Painful urination
  • Pain in testicle
3. Kidney Stones
Kidney stones, or renal calculi, are solid masses made of crystals. Kidney stones originate in your kidneys, but can be found at any point in your urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder...
Symptoms:
  • Urethral discharge
  • Bedwetting
  • Pain in penis
  • Bleeding from penis - urethra
  • Painful urination
  • Abnormal urine odor
4. Urinary Tract Infection
The urinary tract consists of the kidneys, ureters (which connect the kidneys and the bladder), bladder, and urethra. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can occur in any part of the urinary tract. Most UTIs are caused b...
Symptoms:
  • Urethral discharge
  • Discharge from penis
  • Dark urine
  • Blood in urine
  • Painful urination
  • Urinary incontinence
5. Urethral Stricture
Urethral stricture is a medical condition that mainly affects men. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), very few women get urethral strictures. In addition, very few individuals are born with thi...
Symptoms:
  • Pelvic pain
  • Bedwetting
  • Hard to awaken
  • Incomplete emptying of bladder
  • Painful urination
  • Sexual function painful
6. Bladder Infection
A bladder infection, also called cystitis, is a bacterial infection in the bladder. Some people call a bladder infection a urinary tract infection, or UTI, which refers to a bacterial infection anywhere in th...
Symptoms:
  • Urethral discharge
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Vaginal burning sensation
  • Painful urination
  • Penile tenderness
7. Urethritis
Urethritis is a condition that affects the urethra. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder so it can be expelled from the body. Semen also passes through the male urethra. The core cause o...
Symptoms:
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Burning pain after urination
  • Foul or strong urine odor
  • Incomplete emptying of bladder
  • Painful urination
  • Moist skin
8. Prostatitis
Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland, a common condition in adult males. It is often caused by infection.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vaginal bleeding after intercourse
  • Left lower quadrant pain
  • Right lower quadrant pain
  • Painful urination
  • General weakness
9. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the reproductive organs in women. The pelvis is located in the lower abdomen and includes the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the cervix, and the uterus. According t...
Symptoms:
  • Blood in semen
  • Urge incontinence
  • Pelvic pain
  • Painful urination
  • General weakness
  • Pain
10. Bladder Cancer
Bladder cancer occurs in the tissues of the bladder, which is the organ in the body that holds urine. Approximately 45,000 men and 17,000 women per year are diagnosed with the disease.The exact cause of bladder cance...

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