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Irritative Urinary Symptoms

Learn the Basics About Irritative Urinary Symptoms


Updated January 04, 2010

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Irritative urinary symptoms tend to be caused by irritation or inflammation somewhere in your urinary tract.

These symptoms include urinating more often than usual, feeling an urgency to urinate, and pain and burning when you urinate.

This combination of symptoms is commonly associated with the following disorders:


McAninch JW. Symptoms of disorders of the urinary tract. In: Tanagho EA, McAninch JW. Smith's General Urology. 17th ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2008.

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