Painful, frequent urination for over two years


Q: I have been having issues with painful urination and frequency issues for about 2 years now. I went to a urologist and he did a bunch of tests including urodynamics and ultrasound along with UAs. They found nothing and basically rx'd Vesicare and said I have overactive bladder. I have taken the medication since February with no relief. I am very frustrated after paying $1800 and now they want me to come back and pay more money... I get up 4 to 6 times at night with my urethra area hurting and telling me I need to urinate. I don't have a full bladder. I go to the bathroom probably 20 times per day. If I wait too long then it hurts so bad that I can't go. I have to sit and wait, while in pain then finally can go after quite a bit of time.

FYI. I have been married for 20 years and we both have not had any other sexual relations since meeting

Please help me... I am so frustrated and tired of getting up so much and it dictating my life...

Thank you!


A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I have a headache for 6 days blood in urine and pain in abdomine had a stent put in panrease 2 years ago any ideas wh...

Q: For a while It constantly felt like I had to urinate but I never really had to, and it was painful to do so. When thi...

Q: I have urinary problems now for a few weeks (frequency, urgency, can't seem to empty bladder, and slight burning). I...

Q: Hello, I had protected sex about a week ago, and now I currently have slight redness/irritation at the tip of my p...

Q: Sir few drops of blood came after i urinate this happen from 15years every year some times now i am 37 years three mo...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon