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"Why do I feel a tingling sensation when I urinate?"

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i have a tingling, sharp sensation in my lower abdomen towards the end when i urinate. theres no bleeding and my urine is clear. is it microtears due to sex? will it go away?


It is definitely worth getting this investigated by your doctor, especially if the symptoms worsen or persist. Sometimes, immediately after sexual intercourse, there may be a slight tingling sensation with urination that does not require any specific intervention. This is related to minor irritation of the urethra due to sexual intercourse. However, if this mild transient burning does not describe what you are experiencing, then you should seek evaluation. One potential cause of burning or tingling with urination is a urinary tract infection. These can be associated with sexual intercourse, especially in women. Other symptoms might include a cramping sensation in the lower abdomen or having to urinate very frequently. A urinary tract infection can be easily diagnosed with simple urine tests that your doctor can perform. Another cause might be a sexually transmitted infection, such as chlamydia or gonorrhea. Again, this can be diagnosed by tests that your doctor can perform on a urine sample. Both a urinary tract infection as well as a sexually transmitted infection can be easily treated by your doctor with prescription antibiotics once diagnosed. Therefore, if your symptoms are persistent, call and make an appointment with your doctor at your earliest convenience. Good luck!

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