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Decreased Urine Output

Decreased urine output (oliguria) is a condition characterized by the production of less urine than normal. Oliguria often results from dehydration, total urinary tract blockage, and medicines such as anticholinergics and some antibiotics. The best way to treat oliguria is to drink plenty of fluids.

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My 4-and-a-half-year-old son is not urinating since last night, kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My 4-and-a-half-year-old son is not urinating since last night. At first, he had pain in his penis, but now there was no pain. So I am trying to make him urinate. Is it something serious? I am so worried. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. You have mentioned he cannot urinate since last night means the total duration is 24 hours by now, which is from last night to today night. Please reply to the below questions to guide you on what it could be and add t...  Read Full »

I have ureteral stent. Could it be the reason for less urine?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a stent in the ureter for past three months due to possible shrinkage of a tube at one point. I want to ask you what can be the condition with me if I have normal color but low urine in addition to a white thread like particles and also a very little even non-problematic to bea...  Read Full »


Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. I will need further details regarding what treatment you have had till now to understand your situation better. From the details available, it appears that you are on a ureteric stent due to obstruction with renal failure. The symptoms th...  Read Full »

My urine flowmetry showed bladder outlet obstruction. Help.

Query: Hello doctor, After I got delayed urinating and had mild pain in the lower back, I got many discussions with many doctors, and the last doctor did a CT scan and urethra X-ray. He did a cystoscopy on me, but during the urethral X-ray, I got so much pain (before that, he gave me local anaesthesia), an...  Read Full »


Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Your urine flow shows some amount of obstruction. The urethrogram done has suggested obstruction in the prostatic urethra. However, a cystoscopy must confirm this to evaluate the entire urethra and bladder. First, I...  Read Full »

I have been having weak erections after a left testicle injury.

Query: Hello doctor, For the past eight days, I have been having weak or no erections, even during the morning. I was traveling for the last 10 days and consumed two to three beers daily, which is not usual for me. Additionally, I mildly injured my left testicle during sexual activity, which caused slight ...  Read Full »


Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for your query.I understand your concern. I have a few questions for you. Are you diabetic or hypertensive? Are you married or have a regular partner? How would you rate your erections on a scale of 1 to 10? Are your early morning erections preserved? Do you sm...  Read Full »

Why is my urine low and creatinine level high after CABG?

Query: Hello doctor,My father has undergone CABG (bypass surgery of heart) since then he is on the medicine. During this operation, we came to know that he is also hepatitis B antigen positive. Ayurvedic treatment is continuing and things are under control. In last week accidentally he has broken bone of h...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you mentioned, your father has sustained acute kidney failure, the cause is not clear (may be due to bleeding and losing a large amount of blood). Dialysis is required if there is volume overload (lower limb edema and chest congestion), also if there is high pot...  Read Full »

Is it possible to remove kidney stone stuck in penis using catheter?

Query: Hello doctor,My father is a heart patient and his ejection fraction is 35 %. He is now suffering from kidney stone which is currently stuck in the penis. He has heavy pain during urine passage. The urine flow is almost zero. The doctor suggested for the operation with high cardiac risk. Can catheter...  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. He has a stone in urethra, just proximal to a stricture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Opening up of the stricture segment and stone removal will be done at the same time. Cardiac risk is a real risk but is usually managed by good anesthetists. Just cat...  Read Full »

I get weak urine stream with incomplete urination. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have always had a weak urine stream. I had medicines several times for bladder infections, never feel like I fully urinate. But lately, I have a bigger issue, I find myself not able to urinate sometimes, I recently realized if I ejaculate then it is worse. Two nights ago, after se...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have a few queries before jumping on to the conclusion. Have you ever been catheterized? Any history of trauma? smoker? Or any chronic illness (diabetes or hypertension)? Any record of RGU or MCUG or ultrasound is done before? Have you been on any medications for this i...  Read Full »

I have slow urinating problem with diabetes. Please suggest medication to help both.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a slow urinating problem and I am taking the following medications: Telma H (OD), Glycomet GP (BD), Atorlip 10 (OD), Urimax 0.4 mg (OD), and Vitamin A to Z (OD), and Human Mixtard Insulin 20 units (OD). I have my health check-up done. Please prescribe suitable diabetic and kidne...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Prostate enlargement can cause an obstruction and slow urine. After the age of 50 prostate starts to grow to variable sizes. Although size does not matter but the shape of the prostate can cause obstruction. Medications can shrink the prostate up to 30% and cause improv...  Read Full »

I have hypertension, diabetes, and reduced urine output. Is there any problem with my kidneys?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 54-year-old male suffering from hypertension and diabetes for five years. One week before, my abdomen scanning was done for thin urine flow, and I have attached the reports for you to review. Since yesterday my urine output has been reduced drastically. At a time, only 3.38 fluid ou...  Read Full »


Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I reviewed your reports (attachments are hidden to protect the patient's identity). You surely have an enlarged prostate. Your creatinine is well within the normal range. Post-void urine is higher. Regarding urin...  Read Full »

I am experiencing pain in my bladder and penis head, and my urine output is low. Why so?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had pain in the urinary bladder and the head of the penis. Also, my urine output is low. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern Weak flow and incomplete emptying of the bladder are symptoms of bladder obstruction. This can be caused by stone, stricture, or neurological issues. To reach a diagnosis, we need a few tests like urine analysis, ultrasound of the KUB (kidne...  Read Full »

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