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burns very bad when i pee, bladder infection or herpes sores

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So I just found out yesterday that my boyfriend and I have gential herpes. I have never had intercorse with anyone but him and he gets tested every 3 months since he started having intercorse. It's odd and I don't know how we got them. Also I was told I have a bladder infection too. So my question is everytime I have to urinate it burns really bad and I have tired pouring water on myself as I urinate to dolut it and standing in the shower with the water on to urinate but it still burns. I have got to the point now for like the past two and a half days to were I am afraid to go urinate. It burns so bad, I start to cry. Is this due to the bladder infection or due to my herpes sores? Is there anything I can do to stop it from burning?

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replied July 11th, 2012
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A36955
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The symptoms that you describe could be attributed to the UTI/bladder infection. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough evaluation and urine analysis, vaginal/vulval swab/smear test (from the affected area) to look for causative agent. Get started on treatment as appropriate (based on examination and investigations results) to help you control the symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. Avoid vaginal douching, use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. Avoid sweat accumulation in the area. Keep area clean and dry. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
Take care.

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