Cystitis

Inflammation of the bladder, mostly due to bacterial infection, is called cystitis or urinary tract infection (UTI). The symptoms include persistent urge to urinate, burning sensation on peeing, blood in urine, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, and fever.

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Is hematuria associated with bladder cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40-year-old female. Three months back, I started to have frequent urination and a heavy feel in the lower abdomen during urination after sex. I had gross hematuria after urination three times. I consulted a doctor and she gave me tablet Fosfomycin for two days. I took it immediate...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have an unlikely chance to have bladder cancer considering your age and your symptoms do not associate with cancer. Bladder cancer occurs in aged peoples having prolonged smoking habits with painless hematuria. Your symptoms are related to infection and cystitis...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing UTI-like symptoms for months?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having reoccurring UTI-like symptoms for months. I have had an STD test a couple of times to make sure it is not gonorrhea or chlamydia, and on both occasions, they turned out to be negative. I have taken multiple rounds of antibiotics, including Cefixime, Azithromycin, Am...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from urinary tract infection-like symptoms for months. You have already taken Cefixime, Azithromycin, Amoxicillin, etc., for your UTI-like symptoms but not gotten a...  Read Full »

Why is there blood spots in urine after placing the catheter?

Query: Hi doctor, My father was operated on for hip replacement surgery a few months back. He is on a Catheter since last month and often passes blood and debris in the discharge bag. He has no control over urine and was initially passing white urine before we put catheter. Blood spots in urine are only a...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. My advice for you is 1. Continue with a catheter till your father is able to walk normally, without any problem. 2. CT scan finding does not require any intervention at present. A cyst can be a normal finding. The best advice regarding cyst can only be given after ...  Read Full »

Why does my wife have a burning sensation during urination for a year?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has been having a burning sensation of urine for more than a year now. Earlier, she took Taxim-O, but after stopping it, the burning sensation came back. When it comes, it stays for 5 hours or so. She feels very uncomfortable and hardly can move. She was advised to take Uroton...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen reports sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Though all reports are normal, ultrasound shows cystitis (urinary bladder wall inflammation). This could be a subclinical infection. As no specific cause is found, I suggest you a trial...  Read Full »

What could cause painful urination with blood?

Query: Hi doctor, I have extremely painful urination with blood. The first three urine is clear with blood and pain. The fourth one is dark yellow with blood and more painful. I have a history of UTI, and I am taking antibiotics.  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Sorry for your inconvenience. I understand your concern and let me help you with my best. Though urinary tract infections are common in females, repeated infections call for detailed evaluation and specific treatment. I have a few questions to ask before I suggest anythi...  Read Full »

What is the normal endometrial thickness for my mother?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother, who is 50 years, has been complaining of painful uterine contractions. We took her to the doctor and she prescribed Urispas tablets. Also, told us to follow up once her period finishes as her endometrium thickness was abnormal. We did the follow up and I have attached the USG r...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your mother's reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and gone through her history. In my opinion her USG is fine and showing some small fibroids. The symptoms that she is facing could be due to urinary tract infection or cystitis (inflammatio...  Read Full »

My urine is foul-smelling and dark. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had every STD screen known to man and kidney function tests, my urine is foul smelling and dark. This has been an ongoing issue for a year and it has started to affect my life. I have tried everything. Antibiotics, hydration, douche, apple cider vinegar, AZO pills, yeast infect...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Foul smelling and dark urine is indicative of cystitis with highly concentrated urine. If there is no blood or hematuria then renal pathology is unlikely or calculus. You need to take at least 3 to 4 liters of water daily and foul smell is often vaginal and not in urin...  Read Full »

Please suggest medication for my severe stomach pain.

Query: Hello doctor, My stomach hurts really bad, whenever it hurts it is very severe. Do you have any subjugation for me?  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have given nonspecific history as it hurts either every day or occasionally, it has any relationship in empty stomach or after taking a meal? Is there any relieving factor or triggering factor? Your daily bowel habit? Your drinking history? Your smoking history? ...  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

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

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 »

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