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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Why did I see a light green discharge from my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, When I woke up in the morning, I noticed a light green discharge from my penis. This has happened for the first time. Can you please help me?  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Please answer a few questions- 1. Do you have any pain or itching? 2. Is there difficulty in passing urine? 3. Did you have any unprotected intercourse in the recent past? Discharge from the penis can occur due to urethral i...  Read Full »

What are the possible causes for the difficulty in urinating?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a difficulty urinating since more than five months. I have had UTI in the past. I know this time it is not an infection as I do not have any pain or stinging. I feel my bladder is full and I feel a discomfort as I cannot empty it. I drink enough water. I have had bladder and...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are suffering from interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. So, when you visit your urologist, you should talk to him about this possibility. He may advise cystoscopy to rule out other causes. I suggest you take table...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the frequent urge to urinate?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a pain in the lower part of my stomach. I also have an urge to urinate but, feel that the urine is not coming through. It happened to me quite a few times now. Can you explain what is causing this and also suggest a medicine. I am on regular medications for thyroid, migraine, a...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This kind of a pain and an urge to urinate can happen due to the following possibilities: A renal stone coming down. A urinary infection. Prostate problems. Give me the following details: What is your age? Since how many days do you have this problem? Do you have any o...  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

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...  Read Full »

I am experiencing burning sensation and bleeding while urinating. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am facing trouble while urinating. It is bleeding while urinating and it is very painful. I get a burning sensation for a while too.I had taken the tablet Paracetamol two days back.What should I do?Please suggest me medication.  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Your problem can be due to a urine infection or a urinary tract stone. You will need to get a urine microscopy test and an ultrasound of the abdomen and the pelvis done to confirm the diagnosis. Your final treatment will depend on the final diagnosis and severity of the ...  Read Full »

I have red rash on on my glans, which burns on and off. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a red burning rash on my penis glans for a few years, and it never disappears. The burning comes and goes, but the redness is always present. When I feel some relief, I can urinate, and it makes the redness and burning worse sometimes after a bowel movement. When my penis i...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It looks like a superficial fungal infection only, likely candidal balanoposthitis. If it is recurrent or persistent, get your blood sugar checked once, as it is more commonly seen in people with diabetes. I suggest the following medication...  Read Full »

Side Effects of Doxycycline, Which I Took for UTI

Query: Hello doctor, I have been sick with side effects from Doxycycline for two weeks. I had a UTI which has cleared. I have been to the doctor twice, they checked my urine, and there is no infection. I feel tired, have chills, I feel cold, have a back and joint pain. I do not have a fever. I have read t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you had a urine test, but there are different types of urine test like a dipstick, which is done at the office, a complete analysis, which is done in the laboratory and a urine culture. I am more interested in the last two. With all due respect ...  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

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 causes blood in kid's diaper?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 4 years old. He has been having trouble in peeing for the past two days. I do not know if his penis burns or itches when he pees. When I ask him if it hurts, he says no. It looks like he wants to pee but keeps holding it, since it is painful. There is some red pus or somethi...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The clinical features which you have mentioned indicate that your baby might have UTI (urinary tract infection) or urinary stone (less likely). A child with UTI will have a burning sensation during micturition (urination). UTI might cause hematuria (blood in urine). Th...  Read Full »

I had a burning sensation while urinating. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, Last week I had a burning sensation during urination along with large amounts of discharge. I was informed that I should try Monistat because it seemed like a yeast infection. But it did not help. Two days after that, I noticed bumps in my private areas. Since yesterday, I have developed...  Read Full »


Dr. Acha Varun Babu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Burning sensation while urination indicates urinary tract infection (UTI). For this, I suggest taking; a) Plenty of oral fluids around four to five liters in a day. b) Continue tablet Nitrofurantoin (as mentioned in the query) twice a day, morning and evening, for five da...  Read Full »

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