Causes of painful urination
Painful when discharge of urine is one of the signs of urinary tract infection. Also this condition is accompanied by such symptoms as frequent urination in the toilet, aching pain in the lower back and the abdomen, an unpleasant odor, darkening or clouding of urine. Can also increase the body temperature. At the initial appointment you will be assigned to the General analysis of urine and blood drugs aimed at removing the pain and reducing inflammation, as well as possibly ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder.
If the child after bathing there was a burning sensation when urinating, one of the reasons for this may be getting detergents in the genital area or urethra. Carefully rinse your genital area with clean water without using soap. And in the future explain to your child that it is not necessary to use soap or shower gel when washing away. Enough thorough washing of the genitals with plain water.
Burning and pain with urination in girls may be symptoms such as vulvovaginitis. This inflammatory disease occurs after contact with pathogenic microorganisms — staphylococci, streptococci, etc. on the mucous surface of the vulva and vagina. In childhood vulvovaginitis occurs quite often due to poor hygiene, mechanical irritation of the genital organs, disorders of metabolism, thermal or chemical effects. Also, this disease is accompanied by itching, a slight discharge from the vagina, swelling of the genitals. Your child's condition requires treatment by the doctor, as little girls, the cause of candidiasis can be the ingress of foreign bodies into the sex organs. You also require inspection of child gynecologist on the subject of adhesions — adhesions of the labia minora. This disease often manifests itself at an early age and requires correction with special ointments and sometimes surgery.
If painful or difficult urination occurs in a boy, while the tip of the penis swollen and sore, this could indicate the development of balanite — narrowing of the urethra due to the inflammation of the glans penis. You need to consult a doctor, examination and appropriate treatment.
The child needs urgent medical attention and possibly hospitalization, if there is urinary retention; an enlarged abdomen, especially in the side parts, and the child vomited; you find blood in the urine; and, if after a long period of urinary retention occurred enuresis — involuntary, uncontrolled urination.