Painful Urination (Dysuria)

Several conditions can cause painful urination (dysuria). In women, urinary tract infections are a common cause of painful urination. In men, urethritis and certain prostate conditions are frequent causes of painful urination.

Medical conditions and external factors that can cause painful urination include:
  • Bladder stones
  • Cystitis (bladder inflammation)
  • Having a recent urinary tract procedure performed, including use of urologic instruments for testing or treatment
  • Kidney infection (pyelonephritis)
  • Kidney stones
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Soaps, perfumes, and other personal care products
  • Urethral stricture (narrowing of the urethra)
  • Urethritis (infection of the urethra)
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Some common conditions this symptom is linked to include:

Bladder Cancer

Enlarge Prostate / BPH

Incontinence

Interstitial Cystitis

Kidney Stones

Prostatitis

Prostate Cancer

Urinary Tract Infection

Contact SouthWest Urology if you or a loved one are experiencing any of the symptoms listed on this page. Our team will make every effort to see you right away and get a diagnosis as soon as possible.

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