Urge To Urinate

Urge to urinate can occur due to urinary tract infection, pregnancy, overactive bladder, and enlarged prostate. It can be managed by taking medications, pelvic muscles exercise, and lifestyle modification.

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I am under medication for small kidney concretion and frequently experience urine obstruction. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing urine obstruction and constantly feeling like I need to urinate but cannot. I was also diagnosed with small kidney concretion a few months back and currently taking medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned how long you have had this problem and how kidney concretion was detected. Which medication was given for kidney concretion? At your age, urine obstruction problems can have many causes. It is essential to diagnose the cause first to plan the cor...  Read Full »

Will antidepressants cause overactive bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past five days, my mother is having a urine retention problem. Last year she took medicine for an overactive bladder problem for almost six months and stopped it. Last year she had the same issue. She took Bladmir 50 and Soliten 5 mg for overactive bladder. She also took Doxy-1 L...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms and treatment which you have mentioned are not matching. Overactive bladder person has increased frequency to pass urine, and for them, Bladmir (Mirabegron) will be useful. If your mother has problems emptying the bladder fully, that is under activity of...  Read Full »

I have resolved epididymitis, but the constant urge to urinate persists even after medications. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had epididymitis. All other infections, including STD (sexually transmitted disease), are negative. I had two rounds of antibiotics, and the symptoms were not alleviated. Epididymitis eventually passed. However, a constant urge to urinate presented. Testicles and prostate scan are no...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a typical presentation of prostatitis. Although all tests are normal and the prostate could appear well on ultrasound, it can still be inflammation and not necessarily an infection of the prostate. Therefore, treatment usually is by prolonged antibiotics. I sug...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for frequent urination and fullness in the bladder?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had frequent urination due to fullness in the bladder for the past one month during sleep. I am not pregnant and do not have diabetes or UTI. I am taking tablet Sprintec. I did an HbA1c test, basic metabolic panel, urine culture, and a pregnancy test.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.From the report attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), you have an overactive bladder. Do ultrasound scan of kidneys, ureters, and bladder. After the ultrasound scan, make a note of the timings, frequency, and amount of urine.  Read Full »

Why does my penis ache even when there is no external damage or inflammation?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had the following problem for a month or more, and I feel I am at my wit's end. I have a very sensitive penis (it almost feels like it is being tickled under the tip). This makes me feel like I need to urinate often. My penis has been checked, and there is no visible discharge, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is chronic prostatitis, and it can be with or without bacterial infection. This condition is prolonged and can be treated with long-term antibiotics in addition to alpha-blockers and anti-inflammatory medications. I suggest semen culture first, then the followin...  Read Full »

I have noticed some white fluid coming out of my penis and causing pain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have noticed some whitish fluid coming out of my penis for the past week. I feel the urge to urinate all the time, and it aches. Pain is present all the time. Can you please help me, doctor? Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Did you have unprotected sex in the past months? - If yes, we need to think of sexually transmitted infection. Therefore, I suggest you take the following tests. 1) Treponema pallidum hemagglutination (TPHA). 2) Human papillomaviru...  Read Full »

What are the possible causes for the difficulty in urinating?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a difficulty urinating since more than five months. I have had UTI in the past. I know this time it is not an infection as I do not have any pain or stinging. I feel my bladder is full and I feel a discomfort as I cannot empty it. I drink enough water. I have had bladder and...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are suffering from interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. So, when you visit your urologist, you should talk to him about this possibility. He may advise cystoscopy to rule out other causes. I suggest you take table...  Read Full »

Will recurrent UTI occur due to holding urine for a prolonged time?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I did a urine test today, there is no UTI or any infection, but the RBC count was 0 to 1. I did a test six weeks back, which showed the RBC count to be 4 to 6. I still feel there is a block to the urine flow, and I have to go every 15 minutes or every one hou...  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history suggests that you have very frequent urination and poor flow with recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection). I would like to know the following. Do you have constipation or numbness of the sole? How frequently do you get up at night? Has any catheter been put ...  Read Full »

My urine color remains yellow for a year. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I used to get mouth ulcers and throat infections frequently for one and half month, then my chest, back, and palm started itching. After which, I started getting blood in urine, and burning sensation during urination. My urine color changed to yellow, and it started to smell a lot. I hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history and complaints are suggestive of UTI (urinary tract infection), either resolved or partially treated. The color of urine is not a factor in deciding the status of the infection. Most people have an inherent tendency for yellow colored urine, which has noth...  Read Full »

How to overcome the urgency to urinate caused by chronic prostatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33-year-old. After passing a kidney stone, I had symptoms of pain in the groin area and around the penis, dysuria, and frequent urination. I have the symptoms for two months. The doctors diagnosed me with chronic prostatitis, and I even did cystoscopy without any abnormalities ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it seems to be prostatitis. I agree with that, and you are on long-term antibiotics, which is great, and you improved, and I hope you will reach full recovery. And in case after antibiotic treatment you did not get well, please follow me back. Regarding which one i...  Read Full »

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