Common "Urethritis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Urethritis or urethral inflammation occurs in bacterial or viral infection. The infection may or may not be due to sexual practices. Hence they are classified as gonococcal caused by Neisseria gonorrhea and non-gonococcal caused by chlamydia trachomatis. Symptoms include an urge to urinate, burning sensation during urination, vaginal or penile discharge, and difficulty while urinating.

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I have an urge to urinate and a burning sensation. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I had sex with a condom (80 % of wearing it on), and then I removed the condom and got oral sex without a condom. After four days, my penis felt smaller, soft, green-to-blue color in some parts of the penis head. I had an urge to pee, a burning sensation, and felt like I was gonna pee on m...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. From what you are describing, it seems to me that you have contracted an STI (sexually transmitted infection), which is causing urethritis (can be either gonococcal or non-gonococcal). I agree with the following tablets: Az (Azithromycin),...  Read Full »

I have pain in my penis after rough masturbation. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, Seven days ago, I masturbated roughly and afterwards, I noticed my penis/genitals area in pain (burning sensation) around this area for seven days now. I also have noticed my groin/butt area gets really warm from sitting. I have noticed my urethra tip is red as well from seven days. I do ...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This could also be an allergic manifestation. Since there are no urinary symptoms, urethritis is less likely. Is there any itching? Did you use any lubricating gel? Did you change any soap or detergent? Doxy covers chlamydia and other organisms for urethritis. Usuall...  Read Full »

I have mild irritations around the urethra. Please help.

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. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 burning sensation and pain in the scrotum after sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my girlfriend two months back. She had two sex partners before me who were both HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) negative including her. After exposure, I had a burning sensation during urinating and pain in the scrotum. I got a urine culture test the next day result (...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern. Your 4th generation HIV screening test is conclusive at 50 days. Therefore it rules out HIV. Perhaps you had urethritis which ascended to complicate as funiculitis. I would suggest empirical treatment for most common sexually transmitted caus...  Read Full »

The tip of my penis is red and swollen. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. Since the last 10 days, I am having a serious red swollen tip of the penis with burning and stinging after urinating. Initially, I thought it might be because of UTI. So, my doctor had written for urine routine test and urine culture test which came negative. But th...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concerns. I have checked all the attached photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Most probably, you have urethritis which may be caused by many organisms. I have two questions in order to exclude any serious infection: Do you ...  Read Full »

Can whitish inflammation during cystoscopy related to urinary problem and ED?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 30 -year-old male. I am 5 feet and 11 inches with 165 pounds weight. I had difficulty initiating urination and also had a case of erectile dysfunction. The problem with starting urination was many years ago, which I ignored because I thought it would go away normally. I only r...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to One thing you have not tried yet is tablet Alfuzosin 10 mg for two weeks. You can try this, I think your flow will become better.  Read Full »

What could cause pain at the tip of my penis with urination?

Query: Hello doctor, I have painful urination at the tip of the penis and a dull pain after that. For the last couple of months, pain is at the tip of the penis that comes with urination and then dull pain. No UTI or prostate issue.   Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pain at the tip of the penis has few causes. One is inflammation due to products used like soap or oil. The second can be due to the urethra's inflammation, which we call urethritis due to infection or sexually transmitted diseases or even unknown causes. Urethritis due t...  Read Full »

What is the reason for pain in the penis for the past three months?

Query: Hello doctor, I am male, 43 years old, 6 feet height, and 115 kg weight. Pain in the penis for the past three months now. Have visited two urologists. Have taken a course Zocef 500 mg for five days and applied Candid B cream for one week and taken Forcan 150 mg one tablet and again visited the same...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is a possibility of non-gonococcal urethritis because the antibiotics you have taken should have cleared it if it was a routine infection. I would suggest Doxycycline 100 mg morning evening along with Veltam 0.4 bedtime for two weeks. You should start feeling bett...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing a burning sensation after urination and ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been experiencing a burning sensation after urinating and ejaculating. There is no pain while urinating; it is only for a few moments. Afterward, I went to a urologist, and my urine was clear; he gave me antibiotics, but I was almost finished, and I am still experiencing the symptom...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. This seems to be prostatitis rather than urethritis. It is an inflammation of the prostate which causes symptoms like pain after urine, complete emptying of the bladder, and frequency. It would be best if a semen culture is done. I suggest you...  Read Full »

I have frequent urination issues along with a burning sensation. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a burning sensation on urination. It happens on and off. In addition, I also have frequent urination issues. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Burning urination is caused by urethritis (inflammation of the urethra) that can occur due to urinary tract infections, and sexually transmitted infections. Bacterial infections can cause discharge. Urinary tract inf...  Read Full »

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