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Having severe pain and burning while urinating. Noticed pink spots while wiping. What is causing this?

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im having severe pain and burning while urinating but have twice while wiping noticed miniscule spots of light pink on the toilet paper why would this be im a 53 yr old menopausal female sexually active with one partner and im wondering if using his saliva as a lubricant can cause a uti i had one 3 weeks again after having sex with finger penetration
Posted Fri, 23 Nov 2012 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Answered by Dr. Kulsoom Qureshi 38 minutes later
Thanks for discussing your problem with us.
Pain & burning while passing urine are recognized signs of blood in urine then the presence of stones somewhere in the urinary tract is another possibility. This may explain the reason of repeated UTIs.
However, you must understand that this has to be confirmed by certain "tests", before a final diagnosis can be made. You should have at least a Urine detailed report & an ultrasound KUB (kidney, ureter, bladder) to clarify the picture.
Please make sure that you are not having post menopausal bleeding (from your vagina). In that case a Gynecologist visit is mandatory.
Using saliva as a lubricant is not usually associated with an increased risk of UTI unless the person using his saliva has some active oral infection, bad oral or general hygiene.
Hope I have addressed your concerns please write back if you want to discuss this further.
Wish you good health & a happy day.
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