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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Will prostate enlargement cause burning sensation and frequent urination?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning sensation while passing urine, and I get frequent urination at night. My USG abdomen and pelvis show:- Prostate is enlarged in size and measures 80-90 cc in volume. Median lobe of prostate is seen projecting into the bladder base. Visualized bowel loops are non-di...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your presentation and investigations (attachment removed to protect patient identity) showed a prostate enlargement with median lobe enlargement, which makes it difficult for him to empty his urine completely, causing urinary infection. Therefore he was treated wi...  Read Full »

Is self-catheterization usually advised after surgery for burning urination?

Query: Hi doctor, A few months ago, I have undergone surgery for urine burning problem. They said there is no need for self-catheterization. At present, there is no burning problem. Sometimes, slight burning or uneasiness occurs. The flow is quite reduced. Now, the doctors recommended for self-catheteriza...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please relax and do not worry. I have gone through your case completely. You had a stricture in urethra for which endoscopic surgery was done. After this surgery, patients may require self-dilatation and not self-catheterization. Both are different. Self-dilatation is ...  Read Full »

How to manage UTI?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 52-year-old female and my weight is 128 lbs. I am experiencing UTI for about three days with a burning sensation while urinating, lower back pain on the left side, and frequent urination. I have had them before, so I know the usual symptoms. I often got them as a child, but I h...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for contacting us. I can understand that you need a right and quick solution to get rid of your UTI (urinary tract infection). You mention that you were given Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) in previous, similar conditions. However, times have changed. Cipro is not a firs...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for burning sensation in my penile tip during urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35-years-old male. I am suffering from a burning sensation in the penis while urinating, lasting for a month. I have undergone culture, and no growth is seen. Abdominal scan shows a 3 mm stone in the left kidney. I have taken antibiotics two times. First, I took Urifast for a week,...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your doctor gave you the right treatment. I would have given the same. So to help you better, I need to know some informations. Do you have any pain in the abdomen? Do you feel burning during passing urine or having intercourse? Is there any white discharge you have,...  Read Full »

Can IUD cause blood in urine?

Query: Hi, I have had the IUD for 2 years now and my period stopped a year ago completely. I awoke from my sleep last night due to pain in the vagina. When I went to the bathroom, I urinated blood, a lot of it. I also had burning sensation while urinating. Why is this happening to me?  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood in urine is called hematuria. You have blood in urine as well as burning sensation while urinating. Blood in urine has nothing to do with IUD (Intra Uterine Device). There are chances of cystitis or growth in the urinary bladder. This condition needs a detai...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for mild naval pain and burning sensation during urination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I have mild pain in the naval area and below it continuously. Sometimes it gets severe with burning sensation on urination. I get mouth ulcers sometimes, and rarely the pain reaches up to the chest. One year back, I had a problem with urinating, and a few ot...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain at the naval area especially during the filling phase and pain reduction after passing urine with burning sensation are consistent with inflammation of the bladder, bladder stone, or lower ureteric stone. Inflammation of urinary bladder can be acute or chronic...  Read Full »

When I urinate standing up, I notice foamy bubbles. Does it indicate a high protein content?

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 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 once da...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation on the internal walls of vagina. Why is it?

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

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 acc...  Read Full »

I experience burning sensation while urination. Is it UTI or STI?

Query: Hello doctor, I experience a burning sensation while urination. I have taken the antibiotic course. It is still not relieved completely. It has been four to five months now. I have indulged in oral sex in this period. So, it is a UTI or STD/STI?  Read Full »


Dr. Ram Naresh Daga

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), urine culture is sterile. You can repeat urine routine and urine culture with midstream urine sample. Take a urinary alkalizer for three to five days. That will relieve you of burning sensation. ...  Read Full »

What is the diagnosis of red rash that appears on the head of penis with burning urination?

Query: Hello doctor, A year ago I urinated and the urine appeared very yellow and there was a burning sensation. Within a few hours, a reddish/brown rash appeared on the head of my penis that lasted 3-4 days and then disappeared as quickly as it appeared. However, I have been left with a myriad of symptom...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the detailed history and presentation with pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your problem has been there for a long and you had a thorough investigations done and you tried many treatments. Persistence of problem might be related to c...  Read Full »

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