Blood in semen, Painful urination: 9 Possible Causes
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What causes blood in semen and painful urination? 9 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Urethritis

Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated.

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2

Prostatitis

Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland, a common condition in adult males. It is often caused by infection.

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3

Urethral Stricture

Usually the urethra is wide enough for urine to flow freely through it. When it narrows, it can restrict urinary flow. This is known as a urethral stricture.

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4

Bladder Cancer

The exact cause of bladder cancer is unknown. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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5

Epididymitis

Epididymitis is an inflammation of the epididymis, a tube located at the back of the testicles. Learn about epididymitis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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6

Chronic Nonbacterial Prostatitis

Chronic nonbacterial prostatitis causes pain and inflammation in the prostate and the lower urinary tract in men. It's a common condition, especially in men between the ages of 35 and 50 and the cause is often unknown.

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7

Orchitis

Orchitis is the inflammation of the testicles. It can be caused by either a bacterial or viral infection. It's commonly caused by the mumps virus.

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8

Prostate Cancer Overview

Learn prostate cancer information, causes, symptoms and treatments.

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9

Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome)

Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis triggered by an infection in the body.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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