Dysuria is a condition that generally means difficulty, irregularity and pain in the output of urine, often associated with urinary urgency, and painful spasmodic contraction of the sphincter of the bladder associated with continued need to urinate (urine are issued sparingly or not are issued). The underlying cause of dysuria lies in the presence of diseases borne by the digestive urinary, such as cystitis, urethritis and prostatitis, which prevent the same apparatus to function properly. It is a condition that can be associated to several pathologies.


What kind of diseases can be associated with dysuria?

Diseases that can be associated with dysuria are the following:


  • Kidney stones
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cervical Carcinoma
  • Cystitis
  • Chlamydia
  • Renal colic
  • Colitis
  • Epididymitis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Genital herpes
  • Kidney failure
  • BPH
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Orchitis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Prostitis
  • Typhus
  • Trauma (injury or irritation)
  • Trichomonas
  • Urethritis
  • Vaginitis


Remember that this is not an exhaustive list and it is highly recommended to consult your doctor, in case of symptom’s persistence.


What is the therapy for dysuria?

Dysuria is a condition that requires medical attention and can not be treated independently. In order to solve the medical problem it is fundamental to discover the base cause of the condition. It can be may be: neoplastic disease, the presence of calculations or an infection (in the latter case, for example, the treatment will involve the prescription of antibiotics targeted depending on the type of infection detected). Except in cases of medical contraindications, to relieve pain and discomfort in the urinary tract painkillers are often prescribed.


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of dysuria?

In case of dysuria it is always recommended to listen to doctor’s advices.