Also known as Dysuria and Painful Micturition
In medicine, specifically urology, dysuria refers to painful urination.Source: Wikipedia
The most common causes of painful urination are urinary tract infection, cystitis, and vaginitis. Other possible causes, such as temporary or benign blood in urine, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with painful urination, 66% report having frequent urination, 44% report having sharp abdominal pain, and 37% report having blood in urine.
Patients with painful urination often receive urinalysis, standard pregnancy test, pelvis exam, microscopic examination (bacterial smear; culture; toxicology), liver function tests, insertion of catheter into urinary bladder, chlamydia test and blood culture .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with painful urination include ciprofloxacin, phenazopyridine (azo), bactrim, nitrofurantoin, trimethoprim, cefixime (suprax), clofazimine, flavoxate (urispas), oxacillin, cefpodoxime, clove, sodium hyaluronate topical and lomefloxacin (maxaquin) .
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Groups of people at highest risk for painful urination include age 15-29 years.