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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Difficulty Passing Urine

Okay. If you are a woman who is having difficulty passing your urine but is making a normal amount of urine over the course of the day, a urinary tract infection is much more likely than a more serious kidney disease. Urinary tract infections deserve medical attention, but certain symptoms can signal a more urgent problem.

Have you had any of the following symptoms?

  • fever over 100.5F

  • shaking chills

  • pain in your flank, back or belly

  • blood in the urine.

Yes, I am having one or more of these symptoms.

No, I am not having any of these symptoms.

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