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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Why do I have a burning sensation while urinating?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a black male. I have a burning sensation when urinating and my eyes feel tired and a bit watery from time to time. I have itching between my anus and my scrotum. Recently, I have noticed a dark black mark on my penis shaft just below the crown of my penis and about a month ago, I... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The hard nodule bursting on your buttocks was an infected sebaceous cyst. If recurrent on the same spot, you may need a small surgery of cyst excision. For eyes, get refractive error checked and if needed specs. Burning urination is with poor flow, straining of urine? H... 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 »
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 foreskin irritation, a weird odor, a white discharge from the penis, and a burning sensation while urinating. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor,I feel irritation around my penis foreskin. There is a weird odor, and white fluid comes on the penis head after some time. I feel slight pain while having erections. I also have a burning sensation while urinating, and the urge to urinate has increased. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Please share a picture of the affected area for a better picture. If there was unprotected sex, one needs to think of sexually transmitted infection. I suggest you the following tests: TPHA (treponema pallidum hemagglutination) ... Read Full »
I suffer from UTI and despite taking medications I still feel a burning sensation in the vagina every time I urinate. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old girl and I am suffering from UTI. It has been a year ever since I am taking medication. I have done the tests and taken medication. But still, the infection is not going away. The recent urine culture report is normal now but still I feel a burning sensation in the ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query, I would like to know a few more details to answer your query better. 1. How frequently do you get these episodes of UTI? 2. When was the last time you did a urine culture, is the organism the same in each culture or different? 3. Do... 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 »
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 »
I am experiencing frequent urination with a burning sensation a few days after sex. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing frequent urination, with slight burning in the urine, and I had a few days of sex. I am confused about whether it is pregnancy or urine infection or normal. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case and I understand your concern. According to your description, this is looking like a urinary tract infection. After being sexually active there is quite a possibility of getting a urinary infection. Burning micturition is not a sign of p... 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. Should w... Read Full »
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 be sta... Read Full »
I have soreness, burning, pain, and itching during urination, along with discharge. Could it be a UTI or a yeast infection?
Query: Hi doctor, I am in a European country and the healthcare here is awful so I am going online for help. I think I have a UTI because I have had them in the past, but I also have soreness, burning, pain, some itching, and discharge. I think it might be a yeast infection, but I am not sure what colo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be bacterial vaginosis along with candidiasis. Take lots of fluids and cranberry juice for UTI. Maintain strict local hygiene and use soft cotton undergarments. Use condoms to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Have complete check and... Read Full »
I am a 23-year-old married woman, experiencing frequent urination and a burning sensation with brown discharge. I had sex a week ago. What it could be?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old married woman, I have been experiencing frequent urination with little burning and ammonia-like smell sometimes for the past three days and it is not often. I also noticed a dark brown discharge in the end while urination resembling like blood. Recently I noticed a w... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Frequent urination and blood drop at the end of urine could be occurring probably due to urinary tract infection and needs evaluation. Kindly consult a specialist and get a urine analysis done. This will rule out infection. I suggest you take analgesics like Ibuprofen ... Read Full »
Why have I been experiencing a burning sensation while urinating, along with frequent urination for the past few days?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a burning sensation while urinating, along with frequent urination for the past few days. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. I have a few questions. 1. Are you diabetic? 2. Have you had any prior surgeries? 3. Do you have any pain in your lower abdomen when you pee? 4. Do you have a fever? 5. Have you ever had kidney stones befor... Read Full »