A to Z: Dysuriaenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgLearn more about dysuria (or painful urination) and its treatment.dysuria in kids, dysuria in toddlers, dysuria in preschoolers, dysuria in babies, dysuria in tweens, dysuria in teens, painful urination in kids, peeing, pee, hurts to pee, painful peeing09/06/201203/29/201909/02/201967999468-2e78-4e6c-9631-fa619894b605https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-dysuria.html/<p><em>May also be called: Painful Urination</em></p> <p>Dysuria (dis-YOOR-ee-ah) is painful or difficult urination.</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p>Urine (pee) is stored in the bladder. When we <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/kidneys-urinary.html/">urinate</a> (pee), urine exits the body through a tube called the urethra. If there's an infection or inflammation somewhere in the urinary tract, a person might feel a burning, painful sensation.</p> <p><img title="illustration" src="https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/illustrations/bladderGirl6YO-415x233-enIL.png" alt="urinary tract" name="4871-BLADDERGIRL6YO_A_ENIL" /></p> <p>Some causes of dysuria include kidney stones; sexually transmitted infections (STIs, also called sexually transmitted diseases, or&nbsp;STDs) like genital herpes; vaginal infections; certain medications; irritants like certain soaps or bubble baths; and prostate inflammation.</p> <p>A <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/urinary.html/">urinary tract infection (UTI)</a> should be treated with medication.</p> <h3>Keep in Mind</h3> <p>Dysuria is a fairly common condition and an isolated episode of painful urination usually is not a cause for alarm. If it persists, is severe, or is associated with other symptoms like <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fever.html/">fever</a>, blood in the urine, or vomiting, contact your doctor.</p> <p><em>All A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></p>
First Aid: Pain With Urinating (Peeing)When it hurts to pee, a urinary tract infection (UTI) is usually to blame. But there are other causes. Here's what to do.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/urination-pain-sheet.html/19085bc9-3c9c-4a81-abdc-681e16669fc7
Kidneys and Urinary TractThe kidneys perform several functions that are essential to health, the most important of which are to filter blood and produce urine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/kidneys.html/d0d97a22-7118-4082-acae-02dd5319be95
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections and Related ConditionsRecurrent urinary tract infections can cause kidney damage if left untreated, especially in kids under age 6. Here's how to recognize the symptom of UTIs and get help for your child.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/recurrent-uti-infections.html/879c8981-5f68-4043-9679-090edaf99dc9
Urinary Tract InfectionsA urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common reasons that teens visit a doctor. Learn about the symptoms of UTIs, how they're treated, and more in this article.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/uti.html/a97f6174-4629-4696-b5bc-a461856cdd95
Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in kids. They're easy to treat and usually clear up in a week or so.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/urinary.html/6a6f9f52-f903-4360-877f-dd35d531d84f
Urine TestsIs your child having a urine culture or urinalysis performed? Find out why urine tests are performed, and what to expect when the doctor orders them.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/labtest7.html/d8a510e5-7cb2-4868-9e5e-02f65dfb9f45
Your KidneysYou need at least one kidney to live. Find out why in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/kidneys.html/e8b731bd-422b-4032-952a-5f2223257f23
Your Urinary SystemYou pee every day, but what makes it happen? Find out in this article for kids about the urinary system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/pee.html/6715ddc0-cd8e-428a-afd4-e3e3db22267f
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