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Less Urine Output

Oliguria or less urine output is a condition where the urine output is less than 400 milliliters in 24 hours. Dehydration, infections, obstruction of the urinary tract, medications like NSAIDs, ACE inhibitors, etc., are the causes for oliguria. This condition may lead to hypertension, heart failure, gastrointestinal disorders, etc. Treatment is given based on the cause, and during the treatment, electrolyte imbalance is corrected with special drinks.

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How do I treat UTIs with a burning sensation while urinating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am newly married for 25 days. 10 days ago, I had UTI with burning sensation while urinating for which I was prescribed Augmentin 625 and Cital syrup. I took medicine for three days and had some relief. Then three days back suddenly I was not able to urinate at all. My bladder was ful...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi,Welcome to infection is common in young married women. You had UTI and it was treated with antibiotics, causing no growth on culture. Only thing of note is draining 400 ml through a catheter, usually, retention is not common. You should not hold urine for long. Never postpone ...  Read Full »

Why does the urge to urinate persist with low urine volume?

Query: Hello doctor, I have the urge (not frequent) to urinate when there is very little urine in my bladder. Just a couple of drops. And urine volume for 24 hours period is very low. I do not have a blockage. This started when I was put on Venlafaxine. No connection was made to the medicine. After ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to and urgency of urine are common in middle-aged women and is referred to as bladder overactivity. But other causative factors should be excluded like urinary tract infection and small capacity as bladder or bladder outlet obstruction. Regarding a small amount of ur...  Read Full »

Is creatinine level of 0.98 normal?

Query: Hello doctor, My creatinine blood level is 0.98. It is normal. My age is 27, weight is 88. My urine output has also reduced.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have reviewed your health query and can understand your concerns. Your creatinine levels are not abnormal in this laboratory result (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The results are from a reliable laboratory and show you have well within the normal ra...  Read Full »

How long should I take medicines for decreased urine output and irritation while urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am recovering from COVID and tested antigen-negative last week by a home-based kit approved by ICMR. I experienced burning sensation while passing urine, and also the urination was less. I underwent KFT and the reports came back normal. However, one of my doctor friends suggested that I...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have gone through the reports that you have attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). No need to worry as all the reports are normal. You can take it thrice daily. No harm in it. Also, I suggest you to take it for a ...  Read Full »

Why is my urine output low except when I exercise or do abdominal massage?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30-year-old male. I have some problems with urination. It got started before a day. I have low urine output. I have only a small amount of urine passage every time after urination. But after doing exercise or some abdominal massage, I have more urine output. I have attached my repor...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your reports are normal except for isolated ketonuria. I suggest you repeat your urine test for ketones. Usually, ketonuria occurs due to uncontrolled diabetes, starvation, prolonged vomiting and diarrhea, glycogen storage disease, severe sustained exercise, dietary imb...  Read Full »

Why is 2 months old baby having decreased urine?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having 2-month-old baby. Since two days I am observing that his diapers are not wet and heavy as they used to be. So I checked his urine output by laying him down without a diaper for five hours and fed him twice with two and a half hours gap between each feed. He peed thrice after t...  Read Full »

Dr. Payas Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern for your baby. Your baby should urinate 6 to 8 times per day. As you have told that the baby peed after feeds, this seems absolutely normal. You may just keep a track on total 24 hours urine. Should be 6 to 8 times in a day. Reducing feed am...  Read Full »

Can the prostate gland be affected due to recurrent UTI or holding urine?

Query: Hello doctor,Can stopping urine midstream by pressing pelvic muscles cause damage to the prostate glands? Can recurrent UTIs in men affect the prostate gland? Can kegel exercise be practiced while urinating? Performing kegel exercise while urinating by letting urine out, pressing pelvic muscle to st...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hi,Welcome to have read your query, and I can understand your concern.Stopping urine midstream does not affect the prostate. However, recurrent UTIs (urinary tract infections) may affect the prostate gland. You can practice the kegel exercise. Urine can never go into testicles. In summ...  Read Full »

I am having low urine flow and pain in testicles after sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am worried about my prostate. Urine stream is low. Often going to the toilet. Can feel pain in testicles after sex.  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. Can you please confirm how old you are? You have mentioned your age to be 41 years. I am asking because 41 years is pretty early to develop prostate enlargement, although not impossible, it is definitely very rare to develop significant enl...  Read Full »

There is no urine output in a diabetic patient. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, My father-in-law is aged 77 years. He has diabetes and blood pressure. His creatinine level is between 3.6 and 3.8. Has high levels of albumin in the urine and high levels of urea (129). He is admitted to the hospital following less to nil urine output. They have placed a catheter and...  Read Full »

Dr. Tarek Algamal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, unfortunately this is chronic kidney disease stage 4 to 5. May be the late stages of CKD (chronic kidney disease) is rapidly progressive especially in diabetics. If urine output has not been improved after treating the infection and achieving good water balance, I ...  Read Full »

What is the cause of my low urine flow?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from poor urine flow and hesitancy. My USG and KFT are normal. I have attached the reports. What is the issue, and what are the treatment options?   Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I believe you have enlarged prostate causing obstruction to your flow. The size of prostate does not matter rather the shape of prostate is more important and the anatomy of prostate is well seen on the flexible cystoscopy if facility is available. You have mild symptoms ...  Read Full »

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