All about causes of burning during urination in men and its treatment
Burning during urination in men is a symptom that indicates on existing functional disorders in the genitourinary system, inflammatory processes, tumors or STDs (sexually transmitted diseases).
The reluctance of men to visit a urologist in case of the slightest discomfort when urinating, to establish the cause of the burning, to make a diagnosis and the necessary treatment, ultimately leading to complications and chronicity of the pathological state.
Why there is an unpleasant symptom?
The reasons for developing the uncomfortable condition in men in the form of burning and itching when urinating, multiple. They are caused by not only internal problems in the body, but purely external and intimate factors such as: the neglect of hygiene and purity of sexual relations.
Below will be described the main (common) causes burning and itching in the area of the urethra when dewrinkle (urinating).
Pain, itching and burning when infections of the genitourinary system
The classic clinical picture includes three main points:
- Burning sensation and itching on the penis.
- Amplified urges.
- Pain during urination (urethritis, prostatitis, stones, presence of tumors, venereal diseases, cystitis).
The most common causes, detected in patients after treatment of their physician about discomfort in the area of the urethra:
Sexually transmitted disease pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis. The main symptoms are burning pain when urinating in men, but often the disease is latent. The main danger for men – the emergence over time, persistent and irreversible changes in the reproductive system. After identification of the causative agent Chlamydia treatment should be carried out promptly, and both sexual partners.
A sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium of the genus Neisseria. While STI affects any part of the body having a cylindrical epithelium and uroepithelium (urethra, lower third of the rectum, conjunctiva). The primary symptom of gonorrhea in men be stinging and burning, if micchi, and with long flowing disease the pain after going to the toilet (urination).
Urolithiasis find concrements (stones) in any of the organs of the urogenital system. One of the characteristic symptoms for stones in the bladder) is the desire to empty the bladder, pain with Mikli, irradia in the crotch and penis.
The main symptom is pain, itching at miccai, discharge fromurethra. Burning when urethritis is typical for the more chronic forms. Colliculi – a kind of urethritis, the inflammatory process occurs in seed tubercle. The first signs of the disease when urinating – the reason for going to the urologist, because after the infection spreads deeper into the body.
Venereal disease, the causative agent – protozoa localized in the seminal vesicles, the prostate. Primary their introduction into the organism of the man is accompanied by an inflammatory process in the urethra.
Is the most common urological disease of the sphere for men. Characteristic symptom – a burning sensation, constant or paroxysmal pain, irradia into the scrotum, perineum, the lower back.
In men is rare, in the acute phase clinic is characterized by pain and a burning sensation when urinating.
Fungal infection is characterized by intolerable itching, burning sensation in the genital region. Under favorable symptoms cause the development of neurotic conditions in men.
The discomfort during urination can indicate not only for infectious causes, it could be a consequence of mechanical damage of the urethra. Burning in the urethra is often caused by the abuse of sharp, spicy and salty food, alcoholism and Smoking.
The distinguishing feature of this type of burning is rapid and complete disappearance after elimination of all negatively influencing factors.
List of pathologies with non-infectious factor, but accompanied by a burning sensation in the urethra in men:
- Phimosis, renal colic.
- Blockage of the ureter.
- Injury and irritation of the external opening of the urethral channel.
- Neurogenic burning.
The symptom may occur during urination when excess salts in the urine, with external irritation detergents or lubrication of the condom.
What is therapy?
The first thing that should remember man: there are a few immutable rules that cannot be broken, to burning quickly and without consequences eliminated.
Here are some of them:
- Don't waste time, timely access to a doctor for early treatment and prevents the development of serious complications.
- Do not self medicate, it exacerbates any illness and lubricates the true clinical picture, then diagnosis becomes difficult.
- Tests – not a waste of time, and the need to accurately determine the cause of the burning.
Professionals who you must contact when you have symptoms (burning,itching, pain):
- The doctor-the urologist.
- The venereal diseases.
It is important to remember that the right to voice the cause of the burning sensation that appeared during urination, and prescribe treatment can only specialist, as a symptom of "burning" could indicate a lot of diseases or be due to simple irritation. Do not be afraid and venereologist, most STDs have now been successfully and quickly, and most importantly for men anonymously, are treated.
Any inflammatory processes in the urogenital system quickly become chronic, so treatment is postponed "for later" will be long and difficult. Harmless (at first glance) a symptom of "burning" it can cause orchitis, cystitis, epididymitis, adnexitis and infertility. That is why the treatment is carried out only under the supervision of a physician.
What is the treatment for burning sensation? Primary – to eliminate the causes that caused the discomfort. If the cause in the inflammatory process, it is necessary with antibiotics to eliminate the infections.
Sexually transmitted diseases involve strictly specific treatment, all appointments shall be made by the doctor-venereal diseases, based on diagnosis. If the cause of burning in violation of the diet, the diet just clean those products which caused irritation in the urethra. It is worth to remember about the daily hygienic procedures of the penis, it is not only the prevention of any inflammatory processes, but also the need.
Any man should not forget: self-medication is fraught with serious problems in the body as a whole, as all that does not eliminate the cause, only greases a clinical picture of the disease and drives it deeper. The consequences can be very unpredictable, especially if the man is shown urgent surgical treatment (bladder stones or polyps in the urethra).