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Throbbing Urethra, Dull Pain Left Lower Abdomen

A week ago I was having blood in my urine, burning urination, and urgency. I went to urgent care, was diagnosed with a UTI, and put on a week of antibiotics, which I completed according to directions. Now, whenever I urinate it doesn't sting, I don't have urgency, but it feels like my urethra is throbbing for a few seconds. I do get UTIs fairly often (a few times a year) but this doesn't feel like a UTI. I have a fairly new partner, but he had not been sexually active for over a year before we started seeing each other and I had previously only had unprotected sex with a partner I believed to be clean. I feel like the antibiotics would have taken care of any STI anyway, even if that was the case.
I'm also getting semi-conostant dull pain in my lower left back and abdomen. I went to my OB and he had internal and external ultrasounds done and said that everything looked okay, except that my IUD was partially coming out, so I had that removed. I'm still having the pain though, so I don't know what to think.

I am unsure as to what either of these are, and having visited two different doctors and still having issues, I'm frustrated. Do these symptoms sound serious?
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134578 tn?1614729226
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If your IUD was coming out, that would hurt. Wait another week and see if the pain clears up now that the IUD is gone.

The constant UTIs might clear up if you use condoms. Now that you don't have an IUD, I assume your sex life will feature condoms for a while?
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15695260 tn?1549593113
Hello and welcome to MedHelp's forums.  Thanks for asking your question here.  I'm sorry to read that you are having these issues and am glad you have been examined by your doctor.  A question you may ask them or something for you to look into is Interstitial Cystitis. That condition can cause the symptoms that you are explaining. You certainly do not have all the symptoms as you explain you do not have the frequent urge or pain when urinating. But the pain in the areas you describe matches and we know no two patients are the exact same.  It would be worth looking into. https://www.webmd.com/urinary-incontinence-oab/interstitial-cystitis#1

The issue with your IUD also can cause pain.  

Please let us know how your situation turns out and we wish you the best.
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