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Burning Sensation During Urination

Burning sensation during urination is the most common sign of urinary tract infection (UTI). The other causes include prostatitis, sexually transmitted infections, interstitial cystitis, radiation therapy, kidney stones, urethral stricture, pelvic inflammatory disease, etc.

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I am worried as I have a burning sensation, pain, and problem with urine frequency. Can it be due to recurrent prostatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I always had problems with urine frequency due to stress but a week ago I had unbelievable burning and pain went to the doctor and he said its a case of prostatitis pus cells was 20 to 25/hpf my CRP (C-reactive protein) was 188 m/dL and I had escherichia coli bacteria even my PSA prost...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Sorry to hear about your troubles. First of all, let me start by saying prostatitis is a very tricky situation to deal with. It is extremely common between the ages of 20 to 50 years and unfortunately comes back from ti...  Read Full »

My uric acid levels are high. Is it due to anxiety?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 29-year-old male. When I urinate standing up, I notice foamy bubbles. If I do it sitting, there are no bubbles. I read in the internet sources, that it might be due to a high protein content in the urine, which may be due to a kidney problem. I got really worried and opted for a che...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your uric acid level is high, but your symptoms are not due to it. I would recommend you go for a urine routine examination as well as urine culture. If your report comes out to be normal, this could be simply anxiety. I would recommend tablet Febuxostat 40 mg onc...  Read Full »

I have frequent urination and hematuria post-surgery. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with an upper bladder neck, which I believe is also known as a tight bladder neck. Post-operatively, I have been suffering from frequent urination with gross haematuria and intense burning sensation pre and post-urination. If I hold it, then it will still burn. At the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. I am sorry to hear about your troubles. Please help me with a few details so that I can assist you better: What procedure was performed? Was it an iTind (temporarily implanted nitinol device)? Which ho...  Read Full »

I have a greenish vaginal discharge. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor,So for over a year, I have had a lot of symptoms of UTI (pain while I have to hold my urine burning, frequent urges to pee. I have seen a doctor multiple times and I have taken at least two urine tests. The one I took two months ago had a leukocyte count of 25 and 0 mg/dL on culture. I too...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern about your symptoms. Your problem looks like pelvic inflammatory disease. I think you have bacterial vaginosis mixed with fungal infection and also a urinary tract infection. You need higher antibiotics like intravenous injection to get rid ...  Read Full »

Can pregnancy cause frequent urination and clots in urine?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex on the second day of my period, then my bleeding stopped. After five days, I had a pregnancy test and it was negative. But, now I am having frequent urination with burns and sometimes a single clot in urine. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to No, you are not pregnant. You had sex on the second day, which was anyhow your safe period. But, there are high chances that you developed a possible urinary tract infection following intercourse as menstrual blood is a good culture medium for bacteria acquired throug...  Read Full »

Will I get HIV through unprotected oral and vaginal sex?

Query: Hello doctor,Two months ago, I had protected vaginal sex twice and unprotected oral sex and a blowjob. After 9 days and 22 hours, I took HIV RNA PCR. It was negative, but I am still worried about HIV and other STDs (sexually transmitted diseases). I do not have any symptoms of HSV (human simplex vir...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I understand that you are worried about the possibility of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and other STIs(sexually transmitted infection) or STDs(sexually transmitted diseases). It is important to prioritize your s...  Read Full »

Why do I have burning sensation on inner walls of vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I have burning sensation and itching on internal walls of vagina after sex and after ovulation. I am facing this problem for the past 6 to 8 months. For past 1 week, I am unable to have sex and while passing urine the nerve pains. We are trying to get pregnant for more than 7 years. Curre...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Considering that there is itching and burning over the vaginal walls and burning near the urethra after sex as well indicates that you may have contracted mixed vaginosis infection which is a combination of both bacterial vaginosis and vaginal candidiasis often accom...  Read Full »

I had a frenulum tear. How long will it take to heal?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married before seven years and living happily with my wife. A week ago, I had a very enthusiastic sex session in the shower. During which I slipped out and missed going back in and had a substantial impact. At that time I believe I had a frenulum tear and the skin was split. After...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is quite common to get a frenulum tear while having coitus. It will heal within four to five days and pain will subside in a day or two. However, if you still continue to have pain, you can seek an opinion. Avoid coitus for few days for a quick recovery. For furth...  Read Full »

I am suffering from burning sensation while urinating, a sting in the urethra, and penile discharge after having unprotected anal sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I tried anal intercourse, but a few weeks later, I started experiencing minor inflammation at the tip of my urethra. There is a slight burning sensation while urinating, a sting in the urethra upon touch, and moderate penile discharge. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I request you share a picture of the lesion. If there was unprotected sex, there is a risk for sexually transmitted infection. So, I suggest you do the following tests. 1. TPHA (Treponema pallidum hemagglutination). 2. HPV PCR test (...  Read Full »

Why do I have penile discharge after engaging in unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old man, and I had unprotected sex with a sex worker about two weeks ago. Now, when I urinate, I experience a burning sensation, and there is a discharge from my penis. There is this strange itching in that area. I am quite concerned, honestly. Can you explain what migh...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hi, I appreciate that you have chosen for your medical needs. I am here to give you the best care possible. I can understand your concern Share a picture of the affected area. If there was unprotected sex, one needs to consider the possibility of a sexually transmitted infection: ...  Read Full »

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