from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Painful or difficult urination.

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  • n. difficult or painful discharge of urine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Difficult or painful discharge of urine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, difficulty in micturition, attended with pain and scalding. Also dysury.

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  • n. painful or difficult urination


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English dissure, dissuria, from Old French dissure, from Medieval Latin dissuria, from Late Latin dysūria, from Greek dusouriā : dus-, dys- + -ouriā, -uria.


  • The most common risks associated with GreenLight are hematuria, short term dysuria and urinary track infections.

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  • This can bring on different aspects of pain, such as dysmenorrhea - painful, sometimes disabling cramps during menses; pain may get worse over time (progressive pain), also lower back pains linked to the pelvis, chronic pelvic pain - typically accompanied by lower back pain or abdominal pain, dyspareunia - painful sex, dysuria - urinary urgency, frequency, and sometimes painful voiding.

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  • Without those, dysuria could be anything, and herpes is right up there at the top of the list.

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  • I don't know if it's my patient population (young, uninsured) but I'd estimate that a third of what is billed as a UTI is not (herpes, yeast, cervicitis, dysuria).

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  • Dr Smak: I find the most important symptoms are those of urgency and frequency along with the dysuria.

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  • Her last menstrual period was "now"; there were no UTI symptoms of dysuria, urgency or frequency; overall, she didn't feel terribly sick except for this "discomfort" on her right side.

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  • From walking arise pains of the sides, of the back, of the loins, and of the hip-joint, and disorder of the respiration has often been from the same cause, for, after excesses of wine and flatulent food, pains shoot to the loins and hips, accompanied with dysuria.

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  • But if the north wind prevail, coughs, affections of the throat, hardness of the bowels, dysuria attended with rigors, and pains of the sides and breast occur.


  • Strangury and dysuria are cured by drinking pure wine, and venesection; open the vein on the inside.


  • Venesection cures dysuria; open the internal veins of the arm.



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