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 concerned that I might have herpes. Why does it not show up after taking several tests?

Query: Hi doctor, I believe I have herpes. I am so anxious about it, and I cannot believe I am gonna live with this for the rest of my life. I have had burning urination for the last 12 months. I got all types of STD tests and have not had sex in eight months. I have been tested for HPV multiple times. So ...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If all the STD (sexually transmitted disease) tests and HSV (herpes simplex virus) tests are repeatedly negative, the chances of HSV (herpes simplex virus) are very low. The lesion may be due to perianal dermatitis. I advise, Wear loose cotton inner wears. See that t...  Read Full »

Why do I have a burning sensation during urination and cloudy urine that is not subsiding with antibiotics or antifungals?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a runny nose, cough, and fever two months back. Then, I started having a burning sensation while urinating. It was more prominent during the morning and not much during the daytime. I got tested for a urinary tract infection, but the results came negative as I was prescribed ant...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Firstly, I suggest you drink plenty of water, at least two and a half to three liters, as drinking less water makes the urine concentrated and can lead to infection and burning micturition. Secondly, pass urine frequently and do not hold ...  Read Full »

My 4-year-old daughter has a UTI and a burning sensation while urinating. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor. My four-year-old daughter has had urinary urgency, UTI, and a burning sensation while urinating since last night. What could be the reason? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. The urgency and burning sensation while urinating are common symptoms of UTI (urinary tract infection). Usually, prolonged holding causes these sensations. Children often hold urine due to discomfort and stress. U...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from vaginal irritation for one week. How do I manage it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having irritation in my vaginal area for about a week now. It is a little itchy and burns when I urinate. The only new thing I can think of is that I have used a different brand of tissue. I am not sexually active. And I have tested for pH in my vaginal, and it is normal. I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have some vaginal or urinary infection causing the problem. Please get yourself checked by a gynecologist internally and get a vaginal swab test done. Avoid having sex till then. Wear cotton panties and loose lowers. Maintain personal hygiene and take plent...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing a burning sensation after urination and ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been experiencing a burning sensation after urinating and ejaculating. There is no pain while urinating; it is only for a few moments. Afterward, I went to a urologist, and my urine was clear; he gave me antibiotics, but I was almost finished, and I am still experiencing the symptom...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. This seems to be prostatitis rather than urethritis. It is an inflammation of the prostate which causes symptoms like pain after urine, complete emptying of the bladder, and frequency. It would be best if a semen culture is done. I suggest t...  Read Full »

I had a burning sensation when urinating last week and tested negative for STI. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had a burning sensation when urinating last week. I did an STI (sexually transmitted infections) test and it was negative. Then what could be the reason for the burning sensation? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Krishna Swaroop Achanta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. There would be multiple causes of burning urine, like bladder infections, prostatitis (prostate gland inflammation), or, very rarely, kidney stones. To answer your question in terms of diet, I would suggest you firs...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation while urinating along with abdominal pain. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I had mild abdominal pain and a burning sensation while passing urine yesterday. What could be the reason? Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. This condition seems to be prostatitis, not enlarged prostate. Prostatitis can cause rectal symptoms as it lies adjacent to it. Inflammation will cause swelling and some degree of prostatic enlargement. A urine test can be normal as it is n...  Read Full »

How long should I take medicines for decreased urine output and irritation while urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am recovering from COVID and tested antigen-negative last week by a home-based kit approved by ICMR. I experienced burning sensation while passing urine, and also the urination was less. I underwent KFT and the reports came back normal. However, one of my doctor friends suggested that I...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I have gone through the reports that you have attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). No need to worry as all the reports are normal. You can take it thrice daily. No harm in it. Also, I suggest you to take it for a ...  Read Full »

After oral sex, I have pain in the penis tip with yellow discharge and irritation while urinating. Please help.

Query: Hello doctorI had oral sex with my partner four days back, and since then, I have been having pain in the tip of my penis. I was getting a tingling sensation for two days, and for the past two days, I have been getting a yellowish discharge and heavy irritation while passing urine. My symptoms sugge...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry, and take plenty of water daily. I suggest the following tablets for three days, Syrup Citralka (Disodium Hydrogen Citrate) -15 ml - three times a day. Tablet Zathrin (Azithromycin) 500 mg -1 tablet per day. Tablet Zerodol SP (Aceclofenac, Paraceta...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain and burning sensation while urinating and ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor, I had mild pain and burning symptoms in my penis for half a week. The symptoms are sporadic, and there is no blood or anything else noticeable other than the feeling of slight burning and pain while urinating or ejaculation. Yesterday I felt the symptoms a bit stronger. During masturbatio...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This seems to be prostatitis which can be caused by sexual contact. The treatment is by long-term antibiotics and alpha-blockers. I suggest taking tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for four weeks and tablet Tamsulosin 0.4 mg once at night for 30 days. After tha...  Read Full »

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