Symptoms - Burning urination or painful urination is also referred to as dysuria. A burning sensation with urination can be caused by infectious and noninfectious conditions, but it is most commonly due to bacterial infection of the urinary tract affecting the bladder. It is often accompanied by other symptoms of urinary tract infections (UTI), such as dysuria (painful urination) or blood in the urine.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the leading causes of painful urination. Infections can occur in any part of the urinary tract, including:
2. Ureters (tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder)
4. Urethra (tube from the bladder that carries urine out of the body)
5. Urinary tract infections are most often caused by bacteria that get into the urinary tract through the urethra.
Factors that can increase your chance of developing a UTI include:
- Being a woman
- Advanced age
- Enlarged prostate
- Kidney stones
- Having a urinary catheter in place