How Can I Get Urethra To Stop Burning While Urinating?

One of the causes of frequent urination or the urethra burning sensation while urinating is a urinary tract infection. When affected by a urinary tract infection, bacteria encroach into the urinary tract which mainly includes the bladder, urethra, kidneys and the ureters. Many a times, the infection may be so severe that along with a painful urination some people may even experience some burning after urination. In such cases the bacteria tends to enter the opening of the urethra and thereafter it procreates inside the urinary tract thereby causing the urinary tract infection. Those who experience burning when urinating for a prolonged period of time should report the same to a doctor as if the infection is known to spread to ones kidneys as well thereby becoming a serious health concern.

In fact the burning sensation in the urethra caused by a urinary tract infection is known to develop into cystitis which is a problem that is commonly faced by women. A constant urge to urinate resulting in an increase in urination frequency is one of the symptoms of the urinary tract infection along with other symptoms such as a burning sensation, traces of blood in the urine, vomiting and even a fever in some cases. Some of the causes of urinary tract infection resulting in a burning sensation while urinating are having different sexual partners, controlling the urge to urine for too long periods of time on a regular basis and so on. One of the home remedies for urinary tract infection that is helpful in tackling the burning sensation when urinating is to add half a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water and then consume this liquid. This home remedy is known to be effective to reduce the burning sensation when urinating because the presence of baking soda in the system of the individual causes the acid base of the acidic urine to rise.

Another natural treatment for burning sensation after urinating on account of a urinary tract infection is to consume plenty of fresh drinking water and other fluids such as fresh fruits and vegetable juices. This helps in flushing out the unwanted substances and toxins from ones system and also provides the body with the required minerals and vitamins to fight against the infection. The most popular and highly effective home remedies for painful urination is to consume plenty of cranberry juice. Cranberry juice is known to prevent the bacteria from attaching itself to the cells that line the urinary tract. Those people who dislike the taste of plain cranberry juice may also add some apple juice in it to improve the taste. While using this home remedy one should always try and consume fresh cranberry juice rather than the commercially available bottled juice as that is known to contain plenty of sugar and other additives which may aggravate the urinary tract infection.

Those who are suffering from a burning sensation during urination along with an increase in the frequency of urination should follow a diet that is rich in vitamin C. This is because vitamin C prevents the growth of the bacteria in the urinary tract and the bladder on account of its acidic content. The alkaline content of urine may also be maintained by a diet that is rich in fresh vegetables, fruits as well as milk. Some of the good sources of vitamin C are also citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons. Those who are prone to urinary tract infections should avoid the consumption of processed foods such as chocolates, dairy products, cheese as well as alcohol, cigarettes, caffeine, spicy foods and carbonated drinks as well. Similarly the consumption of artificial sweeteners should also be restricted while suffering from a urinary tract infection.

answered by G M

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