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Frequent Urination

The urge to pass urine more than usual is called frequent urination. It can be a sign of an underlying medical condition and can interrupt the normal sleep cycle. Some of the possible causes include diabetes, urinary tract infection, prostate problems, anxiety, taking diuretics, bladder or kidney condition, and sexually transmitted disease.

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Do vaginal itching and redness in the vagina with sticky discharge indicate fungal infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have Depo Provera every three months for three years for severe menstrual pain. It works wonders. But currently, there is a very terrible itching in my vulvar area. I used a mirror to look down there, and the area is very red, with blood and with some sticky stuff in the inner folds ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The presence of vulvovaginal itching and increased frequency of urine indicate that you have a vaginal fungal infection causing vaginitis along with urinary tract infection, which can cause lower abdominal pain, fever, pain in the lower back, etc. The presence of pus...  Read Full »

I had UTI when I had sex, and now I have started urinating more frequently than before. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I have sex almost once a month and got UTI twice when I had sex. I have been sexually active since I was 20 years old. Now I think there is something wrong with my vagina like I have started urinating more frequently than usual.Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. According to your description, this could be because of UTI. Is there burning during micturition or any vaginal discharge? Along with the medications for UTI, do Kegel's exercise to strengthen the pelvic muscles also help in preventing frequ...  Read Full »

About a week after having sexual intercourse, I noticed some spotting and my period was due two days ago. Can I concieve?

Query: Hello doctor, I am actively trying to conceive. Currently, I am experiencing symptoms such as frequent urination, slightly sore breasts, back pain, and fatigue. About a week after having sexual intercourse, I noticed some spotting. However, when I took a pregnancy test a few days ago, the result w...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. The symptoms you have mentioned could be attributed to hormonal imbalances or being overweight. Other factors to consider include PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease), which can be congenital or inherited from parents. When sudden weight gai...  Read Full »

What could cause frequent urination in a 6-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My child is 6 years old. Since one month he is repeatedly urinating for more than 30 times a day. We consulted a doctor and he prescribed for an antibiotic but it is not working. He went through urine culture and ultrasound, everything was normal. Is there any way to come out of it? ...  Read Full »

Dr. Swati Pandey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to See, your child is suffering from urinary tract infection (UTI) as per the symptoms. Can you please describe the other symptoms in more detail like any history of fever or chills rigor or pain abdomen or pus or blood in the urine or any stool abnormality? Any history o...  Read Full »

How to treat cough, sore throat and increased urinary frequency?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28 year old male. I have some symptoms for the last few days like cough, sore throat, frequent sensation of urinating, with no or very little urine and feeling of incomplete emptying of the bladder. It is accompanied by pain, which feels like it is in the urethra. The frequency...  Read Full »

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You have not given adequate history. Did you have any unprotected sexual intercourse in recent days? Are you at risk for STD (sexually transmitted disease)? If so, then frequent urination and burning accompanied by some pain can signify som...  Read Full »

I have low back pain and frequent urination after sex. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old and have suffered from bouts of prostatitis a few times. I have not had an intimate life for many years. Now, I am having an intimate life with one person, who is clean as well as I am. After vigorous sex, I am having frequent urination, especially at night. I was wonder...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. Yes, your symptoms are consistent with either urinary tract infection (UTI) or prostatic enlargement. In fact, you might have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) contributing to UTI. The second reason can be sexually transmitted UTI as ...  Read Full »

What causes frequent urination and irritation in the urethra?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an ultrasound done for my kidneys and bladder today due to frequent urination and irritation in the urethra. I had a CT scan without contrast four months back, which stated I had peripelvic cysts on the left kidney, but that is all it said. I was asked to come for an ultrasound ...  Read Full »

Dr. Jain Padmesh Satishchand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your apprehension. But you need not worry. As per the report images you have provided, your CT scan is absolutely fine as far as calculus (stone) is confirmed. To detect a calculus (stone), a plain CT scan without an IV contrast is sufficient as the m...  Read Full »

Why is my urine clear in color despite drinking less water and having a frequent urge to urinate after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had unprotected oral sex, and since then, I have been urinating more frequently, and my urine is often clear in color a couple of times a day even though I do not drink water. I also often get an extreme urge to urinate and have some strange spots that would not go away for months....  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhin Varghese

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would suggest take syndromic management of "urethritis." Take tablet Azithromycin 1 g immediately in one single dose and tablet Cefixime 400 mg immediately. Now coming to those pictures (attachment removed to protect patient's identity), those red pimples look lik...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing frequent urination with cloudy urine and itchiness in my vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female who is experiencing frequent urination with cloudy urine. I seem to have noticed that the walls of my vagina are very dry, and it is getting uncomfortably itchy that my sleep gets interrupted. What can I do to stop the itching and get my urination back to nor...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are likely suffering from a urinary tract infection and possibly vulvovaginal candidiasis. Please send a picture of the buttocks region's lesions to confirm tinea or ringworm infection before medicines can be advised. Also, in the meantime, you can start using th...  Read Full »

I am unable to sleep at night because I suffer from nocturia despite taking medicines. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I suffer with nocturia and I urinate four to nine times in every night. I have undergone transurethral resection of the prostate about eight years ago. I tried several anticholinergic drugs and did not succeeded. After one year I consulted an urologist and he prescribed me Darifenacin 15 ...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It appears that you have a symptoms predominantly on nocturnal frequency. I would like to know a few more details to answer your question better. How is y...  Read Full »

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