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September 17, 2021
When Urination is Painful
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…
May 6, 2019
Bladder Infections in Women: 12 Ways to Keep Cystitis at Bay
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.…