How To Cure Burning Sensation and Pain During Urination

There could be a number of reasons that could cause discomfort or pain when you urinate. These could vary from urine infections to a more serious sexually transmitted disease or even simple dehydration.If you have been experiencing the pain for over a few days and have been ignoring it, please go ahead and consult your doctor for medical guidance.

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However, if you experienced the pain just this morning and decided to look it up on the internet, before actually rushing to your doctor, try some of the below mentioned tips and suggestions to see if they provide you with some relief.

Beneficial Tips To Cure Burning Sensation and Pain During Urination

Firstly, drink lots of water over the next few days. If you are someone who drinks 2 to 3 liters of water everyday, try adding a few glasses of barley water to your daily intake. Avoid buying this from stores as most brands will have ‘lemon barley’ as opposed to plain barley water. Most products would use citric acid as opposed to fresh lemon juice and this could affect you adversely.

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The best option would be to make the barley water at home. All you need to do is boil a fistful of barley seeds in about 2 liters of water, reduce the liquid to a slightly thick milky looking liquid, allow this to cool and drink a cup every hour. Barley water has actually proven to be beneficial in curing a lot of urinary disorders.Avoid spicy or oily foods and load up on salads, the high water content in the latter will help ease the discomfort.

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Most people make the mistake of avoiding going to the bathroom from the fear of the pain, don’t do this. Keep drinking water and visit the bathroom every few minutes, this way you can probably wash off the infection.If you are sexually active, it would be a good idea to lie low for a few days. Sometimes, sexual intercourse could aggravate the situation further, even if you are using protection.

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These are some very simple tips that can help you if the pain or discomfort isn’t something serious. If after trying all of the above the pain still doesn’t go away within 2 or 3 days, it might be something serious and it’s best to consult your doctor who will be able to give you the required medical guidance.

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