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Painful or Frequent Urination in Men

Good -- that makes urethritis less likely; urethritis is usually due to a sexually transmitted disease such as gonorrhea or chlamydia.

Some very serious urinary tract infections may cause pain or burning during urination; these infections are often associated with other symptoms, such as

  • a fever above 100.5F

  • shaking chills

  • severe back pain

  • pain behind the bladder, deep in the pelvis or behind the scrotum

  • nausea or vomiting

  • a new rash.

Have you had any of these symptoms along with pain or burning during urination?

Yes, I have had one or more of these symptoms.

No, I have not had any of these symptoms.

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