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 have a burning sensation during urination and red spots on my penis tip. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a burning sensation during urination for more than a month. I also noticed red dots on the tip of my penis. The spots do not itch and have no discharge. I consulted a doctor and tested for UTI and STDs. Both the results came back negative.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I saw the pictures attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity).As the cultures report, urine tests and tests for STD (sexually transmitted disease) came as negative, the possible cause for suffering is prostatitis which is an inflammation of the prost...  Read Full »

How to know if I acquired an HSV infection after unprotected sex with an HSV-positive person?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse with a person who had an HSV-2 infection one week ago. I started to feel uncomfortable and had body aches, tingling sensation on my penis, burning during urination, and impending doom feeling. It started to mess with me. I developed a sort of anxiety over...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly answer me the following to help you better; 1) Have you done HSV 2 (herpes simplex virus 2) IgM (immunoglobulin M) test? 2) Do you have a fever? 3) Do you have any itching or irritation? Regards.  Read Full »

Why are the white spots on my lips and the tip of the penis spreading to other parts of the body?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had white spots on my lips and the tip of my penis for the past two months, now they are spreading to other sites also. I am having pain in my penis with a burning sensation during urination. I currently use Fucidin cream, Flucloxacillin, and Nystagmus oral suspension. I recovere...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from white spots on the lips and tip of the penis that are spreading. According to the pictures provided here, you may suffer from Fordyce spots...  Read Full »

Will recurrent UTI occur due to holding urine for a prolonged time?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I did a urine test today, there is no UTI or any infection, but the RBC count was 0 to 1. I did a test six weeks back, which showed the RBC count to be 4 to 6. I still feel there is a block to the urine flow, and I have to go every 15 minutes or every one hou...  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history suggests that you have very frequent urination and poor flow with recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection). I would like to know the following. Do you have constipation or numbness of the sole? How frequently do you get up at night? Has any catheter been put ...  Read Full »

Can prostatitis cause pain and burning sensation in perineum and anus while urinating?

Query: Hi doctor,I was diagnosed with acute prostatitis. I am experiencing pain and burning sensation in the perineum and anus while urinating, especially at night. My test reports for STD and urine analysis came back negative. I am currently taking tablet Bactrim. My query is, how long does it take for th...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Prostatitis is inflammation of prostate gland leading to increased frequency, urgency, and difficulty in passing urine along with deep perineal pain or discomfort. The accurate diagnosis is made through semen culture, and I hope you got this test done. Usually...  Read Full »

My urine color remains yellow for a year. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I used to get mouth ulcers and throat infections frequently for one and half month, then my chest, back, and palm started itching. After which, I started getting blood in urine, and burning sensation during urination. My urine color changed to yellow, and it started to smell a lot. I hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history and complaints are suggestive of UTI (urinary tract infection), either resolved or partially treated. The color of urine is not a factor in deciding the status of the infection. Most people have an inherent tendency for yellow colored urine, which has noth...  Read Full »

Even after taking antibiotics for cough and stomach pain, there is no relief. Why?

Query: Hi doctorI have been sick on and off for two months. I have had a cough, stuffed nose, body aches, fever and burning when I urinate. I also have had a sharp pain in the stomach and headache. I have taken antibiotics, but they did nothing to me. I am a 45 year old male.  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Dhamankar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and symptoms. I feel you need to get evaluated for infectious as well as autoimmune disorders. As per chronicity of the symptoms cough of more than three weeks and stomach ache with burning micturition fits more for infectious disease. As yo...  Read Full »

What causes pain at the end of urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having pain at the end of urination, but the pain is not excruciating. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain at the end of urination is likely due to inflammation of the prostate. Chronic inflammation of the prostate can happen at a young age and presents symptoms like pain at the base of the penis or area between testis and anus, pain at the end of urination, or burn...  Read Full »

Can a history of heart stunts cause frequent illness to the body?

Query: Hello doctor,I am usually getting a fever, and a couple of years back, I had three heart stunts done.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a fever for few days, and you have a history of 3 heart stunts. The duration of fever is important with associated features like cough, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, nause...  Read Full »

Does prostatitis cause burning sensation?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex with one girl at the end of the previous year (she is known to me). Then, three months ago, I had protective sex with another girl with a protective condom. But oral sex was done without a condom. Then I knew the previous girl has HSV 2 (herpes simplex virus), th...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Herpes simplex 1 symptoms persist, and the diagnosis is prostatitis. You need semen for culture to check what type of bacteria is infecting your prostate, then antibiotics for six weeks for that specific type of bacteria. That is best to be done as the prostate infec...  Read Full »

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