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Burning & bleeding during urination : UTI or sex ?

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ive only had sex two times. the second time was on a friday. starting sunday, i notice that it started burning and bleeded alittle each time i peed. its been 3days after having sex the second time and it still burns & bleeds alittle when i pee. i used a condom both times. this never occur before. im really worried. is this a bladder infection?


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replied June 26th, 2007
Sexual Health - Women Answer A2995
Burning feeling during urination or "disuria" is typical for inflammation of the distal parts of urinary tract such as the urethra and bladder. Frequent urination is also present during these conditions. Blood in the urine (hematouria) can be also present in cases of bladder inflammation (cystitis) although not so often. Inflammation of the urinary tract is usually due to infection. Urinary infections are more common for women than men. It is hard to believe that sex caused urinary infection because you used a condom. Anyway, you can visit a gynecologist for a check up, to report your symptoms, and to diagnose the condition.


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