Dysuria is painful or difficult urination. This also includes burning at time of urination. Dysuria is most frequently occurring because of bacterial infection in the urinary tract, which causes swelling and irritation of the bladder or kidney.
In case of women, dysuria can also reflect swelling or inflammation of the vagina or vulva. And in case of men, dysuria can be occur because of inflammation of the prostate gland or the urethra
In short Dysuria is basically pain, burning sensation, difficulty or uneasiness associated with urination. Dysuria is more common in women than men. It's a very common disorder but its significance shouldn't be minimized since it could be a warning of some serious problem. Nearly 30% of women complain of severe dysuria every year.
Gonorrhoea, stones, worms, inflammation of the urinary gland, disorders of the placenta or kidney, amoebiasis, etc, also cause dysuria. In order to get relief from dysuria, these diseases should be treated first. In this manner, dysuria will get automatically cured. There are many other causes of dysuria including irritation from chemicals in soaps, spermicidal, bubble baths, and douches.