Urine Culture

About "Urine Culture"

Urine culture is used to detect the presence of bacteria in the urine during a urinary tract infection. Infection usually begins in the urethra, which ascends into the urinary bladder, ureters, and kidneys. The common symptoms are frequent urination, burning sensation on peeing, fever, and constant urge to pee.

Related Terms: Urinary Tract Infection, Urine Analysis, Uti, Urine Infection, Antibiotics, Ultrasound Abdomen, Burning Sensation During Urination

Recently Answered Questions


What is the reason for having blood in urine?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 64-year-old male. I am a healthy person. Currently, I do not have any symptoms or problems. Recently, I have done a PSA, sugar, CBC, and urine culture. Please check my reports. It shows that there is a presence of blood in the urine. Please suggest.  Read Full »
Dr. Karthik Rajan
Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). On seeing your reports and abnormalities, you can have a mild infection. As you are asymptomatic and the presence of blood in urine is observed only by a microscope, and the PSA...  Read Full »
 
Should I worry about my brother's urine culture report?
Query: Hi doctor, My brother had pain in the right side under the rib and feeling stomach fullness. We took him to the hospital and an ECG and a few blood tests were taken. Both are normal and he was discharged with some painkillers. Next day morning, the same issue repeated. When we took him to the docto...  Read Full »
Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.
Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As far as his urine reports are concerned (attachment removed to protect patient identity), he looks fine on that aspect. His situation suggested in the emergency room to get him thoroughly checked up for his cardiac functions and they found that to be fine. So, the pain ...  Read Full »
 
Why is there a persistent low-grade fever in a 54-year-old female?
Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 54 years old and is facing persistent low-grade fever. She had it for almost a year and nothing was diagnosed from the tests and then suddenly it got fine. Now again she got a fever from some stomach infection and it has been 15 days that the fever is there between 99 to ...  Read Full »
Dr. Koushik Mukherjee
General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did your mother undergo urine culture sensitivity? Because many of the postmenopausal or perimenopausal women suffer from urinary tract infection that is chronic and drug-resistant due to urinary leak and urinary urgency. Low-grade fever can also be there due to chro...  Read Full »
 
I was treated for UTI, but mild irritation is still present. Kindly help me.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 39 year old healthy male. Around two months back, I had slight inflammation and itching in my penis. It compelled me to urinate throughout the night. When I have seen the doctor, he tested my sugar, which came normal. So, he gave UTI medicines for five days. The burning sensatio...  Read Full »
Dr. Shahil Khant
Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you never had urine culture any time during your doctor visits. At present, it still looks like urine infection or urethra infection (urethritis). You need to get a urine culture and sensitivity. It will tell us definitely that urine infection is still there or ...  Read Full »
 
I have strong burning sensation in vagina. Is the urine infection back?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old female. I am a virgin. I was treated for a urine infection a week ago and now it seems to be back again. I have a strong burning sensation in my vagina and it is very painful.  Read Full »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is better to have urinalysis, urine culture and I would suggest high vaginal swab as well or just vaginal swab to be on the safe side. Have plenty of cranberry juice and water. Maintain strict hygiene. Wear soft, comfortable undergarments. Collect lab resu...  Read Full »
 
How can urine infection in a postpartum preeclampsia patient be treated?
Query: Hello doctor, My 36-year-old wife has a urine infection. She was diagnosed with postpartum preeclampsia after two days of delivery of a female child. She had high blood pressure at the time of delivery but now it is normal. Her average blood pressure is 110/75. She had a severe urinary infection be...  Read Full »
Dr. Sumit Srivastava
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would suggest you to repeat urine culture and drug sensitivity to determine the bacteria causing infection and the antibiotic to which it is sensitive. Few bacteria which cause urinary infection in women develop resistance very easily and become difficult to treat...  Read Full »
 
How will high blood pressure affect the kidney?
Query: Hi doctor, My mom is 65 years old. Her blood pressure is 180/90 mmHg. She is suffering from urine infection and her serum uric acid is 7.6 mg/dL. I have attached her other reports for your reference. She is currently on Norflox 400 twice daily, Ciploric 300 one tablet daily at night, Telma AM one t...  Read Full »
Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.
Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is due to high blood pressure. Her urine culture and sensitivity report attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is negative, meaning there is no known pathogen in her urine that may have caused the infection. Her uric acid levels are not that much h...  Read Full »
 
Kindly recommend a medicine for urine infection.
Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from a urinary infection for the last one week. I am unable to control urine. But, no medication is taken yet. I am a 34 year old female. My height is 154 cm and weight 76 kg.  Read Full »
Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.First get a complete urine examination done along with urine culture. Keep a good perineal hygiene.You may use some vaginal wash. I suggest you antibiotic like Levofloxacin along with tablet Darilong (Darifenacin) once a day to treat urine infection and control urine. Cons...  Read Full »
 
What test should I do for smelly and yellow urine?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from prostate infection for the past six months. It started with blood in urine and then burning sensation while urinating. I am also having smelly and yellow urine. Before this, I got mouth ulcers. Also, I had itching sensation throughout the body mainly in the ches...  Read Full »
Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is it accompanied by joint pains? Have you done urine culture and sensitivity? Left varicocele causes should be ruled by doing a complete ultrasonography of the abdomen and CT KUB (kidney, ureter and bladder). Serum PSA (prostate specific antigen) should be checked. Have...  Read Full »
 
I experience burning sensation while urination. Is it UTI or STI?
Query: Hello doctor, I experience a burning sensation while urination. I have taken the antibiotic course. It is still not relieved completely. It has been four to five months now. I have indulged in oral sex in this period. So, it is a UTI or STD/STI?  Read Full »
Dr. Ram Naresh Daga
Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), urine culture is sterile. You can repeat urine routine and urine culture with midstream urine sample. Take a urinary alkalizer for three to five days. That will relieve you of burning sensation. ...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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