I recently I began having pain in my bladder/urethra when I move or sit a certain way. I also have pain when I pee as well. Could I have a urinary tract infection (UTI)? I am scared to tell my parents, help!Updated 27 January 2020 under Ask Us.
Thanks for your question. It’s possible that you have a urinary tract infection; however, the only way to know for sure is to see your primary care provider (PCP). Your […]Read more »
When I go to the bathroom and try to pee, pink blood streams out. It also burns and not even 5 minutes after I leave the bathroom I feel the urge to pee again. What could this possible be and is it treatable at home?Updated 26 October 2018 under Ask Us.
While it is difficult to tell without testing your urine (pee), your symptoms sound like you may have a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs are very common and happen when […]Read more »
I’ve been finding it harder to urinate recently, but my mother thinks that this is just temporary and I shouldn’t worry too much—but it’s been months. Should I see my pediatrician?Updated 29 August 2018 under Ask Us.
Finding it “hard” to urinate (pass urine) is not normal; however, there is treatment available. First, it’s important to find out what is causing your symptoms. Make an appointment with […]Read more »
What does it mean when you had sex with your partner and then the next day it feels like you have to pee but only a little bit come out at a time?Updated 11 May 2017 under Ask Us.
“Urinating (peeing) very little even though you feel like your bladder is full” is a common complaint from girls/women who have symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI). Your symptom(s) may […]Read more »
Is it true that you HAVE to pee after sex?Updated 11 July 2016 under Ask Us.
You don’t have to pee after sexual intercourse although it isn’t harmful to do so, and it might even be helpful. Many people believe that peeing soon after sex, lessens […]Read more »
I have pain when I urinate (pee). What could be the problem?Updated 4 March 2016 under Ask Us.
The most common cause of pain during urination (when you pee) is due to a urinary tract infection. A urinary tract infection happens when bacteria gets inside the bladder, usually […]Read more »
I keep getting urinary tract infections after I have sex with my boyfriend. I’ve tried drinking a lot of liquids but that doesn’t help. Is there anything I can do to stop the pain?Updated 3 August 2015 under Ask Us.
Urinary tract infections (UTI’s) are more common in girls who are sexually active. That’s because the urethra (the tube where the urine comes out of) is very close to the […]Read more »
Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)Updated 8 September 2021 under Health Guides.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common type of infection caused by bacteria (germs). Anyone at any age can get a UTI. What is the urinary tract? The urinary tract […]Read more »
It’s painful to go to the bathroom (pee) and I feel like I have to go a lot. Should I be worried?Updated 28 February 2014 under Ask Us.
Depending on how much water or other fluids you drink you may need to pee often, but it shouldn’t hurt. You should call your primary care provider (PCP) to see […]Read more »
If you have a UTI and it feels better, do you still need to finish the medicine?Updated 28 February 2014 under Ask Us.
If you have a urinary tract infection (UTI), and it feels better, do you still need to finish the medicine and keep the appointment with your health care provider? Yes! […]Read more »