Pain with urination - a serious sign of the disease
Pain when urinating is a good reason to seek help from a doctor. After all, such a symptom may be the result of many serious diseases.
Normally, urination should not cause absolutely no painful or unpleasant sensations.
Pain when urinating is an indication of inflammation in the urinary tract, poor kidney function, or the presence of an infectious disease.
All types of pain that can occur with urination can be divided into three groups:
- the presence of strong urge to urinate or the inability to control it;
- presence of pain directly at the time of urination;
- burning or the presence of itching in the genital area.
Pain during urination occurs equally often in both men and women. The main causes of these unpleasant sensations are such diseases: prostatitis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, cystitis, urethritis, trichomoniasis, as well as the presence of stones or sand in the bladder or urinary tract.
Pain in urination in girls most often occur with inflammation of the bladder - cystitis. This is a very common disease of the urinary system. And they suffer mainly women. Men are susceptible to cystitis in a much lesser measure. When the disease worsens, there are sharp, pulling pains in the lower abdomen, which gradually increase with time. Urination becomes painful, there are frequent urge to empty the bladder.
The second most frequent disease in women, which causes pain when urinating, is candidiasis. In men, this disease, in most cases, passes asymptomatically, without causing them serious discomfort. In women - itching manifests itself in the genital area, white "curd" secretions, rarely - swelling of the labia and pain when urinating.
Among men's diseases of the genitourinary system, prostatitis, the inflammatory process that affects the tissues of the prostate gland and causes their subsequent edema, comes first. The most common cause of prostatitis is considered to be previously transmitted venereal diseases. That's why this strong ailment of mankind affects this illness most often in the age interval - from 20 to 50 years.
The next place among the diseases that cause pain when urinating, is chlamydia. It is classified as a venereal disease. This infectious disease, sexually transmitted, not only causes inflammation in the urinary tract, itching with urination, but also affects the reproductive system, which can lead to serious problems and even cause infertility.
May cause pain when urinating trichomoniasis and gonorrhea. In the absence of proper treatment, these diseases progress and lead to the onset of inflammatory processes in the reproductive system. If these diseases are detected, both partners must take the compulsory course of treatment.
If in addition to having pain during urination, the patient is also concerned about the need to visit the toilet frequently, as well as the feeling of incomplete emptying of the bladder after the administration of the physiological need, then this is a clear sign of urolithiasis. It occurs in people of different ages and is characterized by the presence in the urinary tract or bladder of stones, which can, moving along the ducts, cause painful sensations. Depending on the size of the stones formed in the bladder, both the conservative and surgical methods of treatment can be used to treat urolithiasis.