Have a soda or a coffee, head to the bathroom to pee. It's a two-step process that every person repeats several times during an average day, and in most cases, nothing too exciting happens during either portion of the exercise. Sometimes, however, that visit to the jakes is accompanied by a burning penis pain, making the process much more unpleasant than it should be. When this happens, men need to take action to address the discomfort and cure the underlying problem. A little attention to daily penis care can also help prevent the problem from recurring.

Step One: A Doctor's Visit

There are a number of different conditions that could cause urinary pain, including:

- Yeast infections

- Urinary tract infections

- Kidney stones

- Prostate infections

All of these conditions require a different approach to treatment, meaning that it's vital for men to get the right diagnosis at the right time, so they can get the medications they'll need to get on the path to wellness.

A doctor's visit can help. Typically, men go through a visual examination, in which the doctor looks the area over carefully and takes tiny samples of any discharge that's seen. The doctor might also ask for a urine sample that can be tested in a laboratory. A physical examination, such as palpating the prostate, might also play a role in the diagnosis.

At the end of an appointment like this, a man might be given medications to take, and he might be asked to come back for a follow-up visit. Some men may need more serious forms of treatment, of course, but it's reasonable for most men to expect to spend only a few minutes with their doctor for a solution.

Step Two: At-Home Soothing

In addition to taking medications as recommended, men might take comfort from a few at-home care steps. For example, some types of bathroom pain respond well to gentle heat. Warm baths (skip the bubbles and oils), heating pads or hot water bottles could all help to soothe the pain a man might feel down below.

Some men might attempt to cut back on their fluid intake so that they won’t be required to pee so often. While that sounds reasonable, going to the bathroom on a regular basis could be vital to the healing of some of these conditions. Each time a man passes fluid through his body, he's flushing toxins down the drain, and that might help his body to heal. While caffeinated beverages or acidic, sugary drinks might irritate the plumbing, clear and cool water could be considered part of a man's healing program.

Step Three: New Penis Routines

While treating a penis problem properly is essential for healing, prevention could be a key part of pain-free peeing in the future. Often, this means paying a little more attention to hygiene and protection.

A little dribble of urine left on the end of the penis could interact with bacteria on the skin, and a tiny colony of critters could spring up and travel back into the body to cause infections. Similarly, getting frisky with another person could lead to colonies of bacteria moving from one body to another, and traveling up the urethra to do major damage. It all sounds very serious, but cleaning up the area every day can be quite helpful.

After an intimate encounter, it is a good idea to empty the bladder immediately to flush away any microorganisms left behind. A daily shower, followed by a pat-dry with a towel, is also an important aspect of male hygiene. After bathing, a penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man1 Man Oil) could provide even more protection. Quality products can keep the skin soft, so bacteria won't have tears and fissures to hide in, and the vitamins in these products support the overall health of skin, so it can defend against invaders. Men who use these products regularly as part of a prevention plan could experience much less pain in the bathroom in the future.