Difference between revisions of "Dysuria"

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==Background==
 
==Background==
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*Painful urination
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**due to inflammation of urethra, bladder, or prostate
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*Dysuria is uncommonly used to describe difficult urination
  
 
==Clinical Features==
 
==Clinical Features==
*Painful urination
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*Pain with urination
*Less commonly used to describe difficult urination
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*Additional features dependent on underlying cause
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==

Latest revision as of 21:05, 4 October 2016

Background

  • Painful urination
    • due to inflammation of urethra, bladder, or prostate
  • Dysuria is uncommonly used to describe difficult urination

Clinical Features

  • Pain with urination
  • Additional features dependent on underlying cause

Differential Diagnosis

Dysuria

Evaluation

Men

  • Men <50 yr: symptoms usually due to STI
  • Men >50 yr: incidence of acute cystitis rises dramatically due to prostatic obstruction

Management

Disposition

See Also

References