Are you worried about your Dysuria?
Urinary tract infection (UTI) and sexually transmitted disease (STD) are possible causes amongst many others. Pain whilst urinating can signal more serious underlying health issues, and should symptoms persist you should get a medical diagnosis from your GP or medical professional.
There are a number of things you can try to curb symptoms of dysuria, however bacterial infection is common and if your symptoms are severe or persist for some time, you should contact a medical professional before it has time to worsen.
In the meantime:
- Drink more fluids – dilutes urine
- Take prescribed medication
- Keep chemical products like shower gel away from your genitals
If your symptoms are causing you severe pain and discomfort or appear to not be going away after 24 hours, you should consider visiting the doctor. Other symptoms to look out for that could potentially indicate further medical issues include:
- Discharge from penis
- Blood in urine
- Bladder stones
- Chlamydia trachomatis
- Genital herpes
- Having a recent urinary tract procedure performed
- Kidney infection
- Kidney stones
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
- Soaps perfumes and other personal care products
- Urethral stricture
- Urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Yeast infection (vaginal)
Does dysuria go away?
Dysuria usually clear up after a few days however, if the pain persists you should see your GP as if left untreated it can cause further complications including a kidney infection.