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Dysuria is the medical term for uncomfortable, burning or painful urination. It is a common symptom and a frequent reason for a consultation with a urologist. There are many underlying causes including infections, inflammatory conditions, trauma, injury, and pelvic floor dysfunction.
CAUSES OF PAINFUL URINATION
Painful urination often occurs…
Bladder infections (a.k.a., cystitis) are common among women. Acute cystitis is a bladder infection that typically causes the following symptoms:Pain/burning Frequent urination Urinary urgency (“gotta go”)
Additional symptoms that may occur include: urinating small volumes, bleeding, and urinary incontinence (leakage).
Microscopic inspection of urine usually shows bacteria, white blood cells and red blood cells.…