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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Can burning sensation while urination be due to fungal infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I went to my doctor in February complaining of burning pee and discomfort. They tested me for a UTI and yeast infection and said there was nothing. Then I went to my gynecologist two months after that still having the symptoms she swabbed me and I had a yeast infection. Sex really hur...  Read Full »


Dr. Ushasi Mukherjee

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please tell me that do you have any discharge through vagina. Sometimes urinary tract infection along with vaginal infection causes this pain. Please do get back to me for the follow up once the urine and blood reports are available. If sex hurts now refrain from sex t...  Read Full »

Can urolithiasis cause left abdominal pain and burning while peeing?

Query: Hello I feel pain at my lower left side of abdomen,, Also It’s hard to pee ( feeling burning) the symptoms looks like I have Urolithiasis. I need to make sure  Read Full »


Dr. Keeranmayee Mishra

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, I understand your concerns. You are finding it difficult to pee and there is a burning sensation. These may be due to urinary tract infection (more likely) or stones. In your urine report there are a few microorganisms and red blood cells are also present -these are suggestive of urinary tract ...  Read Full »

Can I start antibiotics before urine test for UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 20 months old. He is suffering from UTI. Since yesterday, he cries while urinating in the morning. He has fever for two days and cough and running nose for five days. The general physician gave Cefpodoxime oral syrup, but urine test has to be done tomorrow morning only. Shoul...  Read Full »


Dr. Srinivas Gunda

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Crying while voiding urine and fever might be due to urinary tract infection (UTI). Urine routine and microscopy needs to be done for screening and if it suggests infection, then urine sample for culture and sensitivity needs to be given and oral antibiotics has to b...  Read Full »

Why do I get urinary infection on and off?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. Approximately, six to seven years back, I had urinary infection when I was sexually active with my girlfriend. I was advised to take an antibiotic course, which I did not complete at that time and the infection was not fully cured. After that incident, I used to g...  Read Full »


Dr. Aman Gupta

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I assume that your reports have all been normal. If not, then please forward it to me. The problem is not imaginary. Such symptoms are a part of chronic pelvic pain syndrome. It might have started with an infection. Sometimes the initial trigger is not known. Even after ...  Read Full »

What is the recommended treatment for burning sensation on urination in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hi doctor, This is regarding my mother, who is 67 years old and has a previous history of slightly high BP and sugar and she is taking medicines for both. The issue is that on Sunday she experienced a burning sensation while urinating and then the sensation was gone, but on Monday night she again ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your mother's problem. Most probably your mother is having a urinary tract infection (UTI) which is quite common at her age but still not normal. I recommend (as she is diabetic as well as hypertensive) to get investigated. The following test sho...  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

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 unprotected sex contribute to burning and itching sensation while urination and ejaculation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 43 years old. I have been experiencing a burning and itching sensation while urinating for about three weeks now. I now have the same sensation when I ejaculate after sex, Also, when I squeeze my penis, there is pain along the lower part which feels like the pain is along the tr...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Burning sensation in the urinary tract or urethra can most commonly be due to either infection of bladder or urethra, or any stone problem, which has either passed in the bladder kidney system causing infection thus burning. It can also be due to unprotected sexual...  Read Full »

Why is it necessary to drink plenty of water while taking Phenazopyridine?

Query: Hello doctor, I have interstitial cystitis. Why should one drink lots of water while taking Phenazopyridine?  Read Full »


Dr. Rashi Verma

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Phenazopyridine is a drug which is used to treat pain, burning urination, increased urination or increased urge to urinate. These symptoms are caused by problems in the lower urinary tract due to infection, injury or any condition that irritated the urinary tract...  Read Full »

After sex, why do I have a burning sensation while urinating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have burning sensation while urinating and a frequent urge to urinate. Can it be due to sexual contact? I am a 22 year old male.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These symptoms are classical of urinary tract infection, cystitis, prostatitis or urethritis. Yes, they can be acquired by sexual contact. Please get a urine culture and sensitivity done along with ultrasound abdomen, because stones in lower ureter can cause these sym...  Read Full »

What causes pain and burning sensation while urinating accompained by opaque white discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having an opaque, white discharge at the end of urination and it is painful and burning while urinating, and I feel a sharp pain on the tip of my urethra after urination. When I put pressure on my urethra (penis shaft) it hurts and I also have three inflamed lymph nodes in my ri...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the clinical description, I can say with confidence that the symptoms clearly indicate toward UTI (urinary tract infection) and particularly urethritis. There is no symptom that indicates toward STI (sexually transmitted infection) other than the history of unpr...  Read Full »

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