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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 a 23-year-old female having burning, urgency, and frequency feeling in my urethra. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23-year-old female. I have a burning, urgency, and frequency feeling in my urethra all the time. Doctors tell me I have no UTI and that I need to see a urologist. I cannot get in to see one until three weeks. It started last week after having sex with my fianc√©, and I forgot to uri...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hope you are doing well. I have some questions. Please answer them for a better understanding of your situation: Do you still have symptoms like burning frequency urgency? Did you have a fever in the past week? For how long have you taken antibiotics, and which one? H...  Read Full »

I have a constant urge to pee and itching. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old girl. I feel like urinating every minute and cannot sit calmly as my vagina has pain and itching deep inside with a strong urge to urinate. I have experienced this thrice in the last two to three months, lasting about three hours. Is it due to sexual intercourse, or ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muntaqa Butt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain and itching in the vagina are due to a vaginal yeast infection called candidiasis. It can cause urine infection, as it is very common in females. Therefore, I suggest you use the following medicines and start medicine after a urine test. If there is no improveme...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation and difficulty passing urine. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old male who has been experiencing inconsistent urine for five years. I always have the urge to urinate, and there is a burning sensation. I feel there is a weak urine stream and difficulty with the flow. I could not sleep for seven hours and had to wake up two times. I did...  Read Full »


Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It is very rare for someone of your age to experience incontinence unless there is a functional issue somewhere in the urinary tract. Could you please upload all your images and also help me with few details: How long has this been going on...  Read Full »

I have a UTI with urgency and pain during urination. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from UTI for the past two days. Every morning I seem to be experiencing the urge of peeing which results in extreme pain after that. After drinking plenty of water the irritation seems to be stable. I am not on any medications currently. UTI started three months b...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. First of all, get a urine routine and urine culture done. I understand how troublesome a UTI (urinary tract infection) can be but do not worry about it as it can be treated very easily. Drink plenty of fluids and if it is very painful then ...  Read Full »

The urge to urinate persists after resolved epididymitis. Why?

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 Sameer 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 »

I have urinary blocks due to renal concretions. Please 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 Vishal

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 c...  Read Full »

I have an overactive and thick urinary bladder. Please help

Query: Hello doctor, I do have urinary urgency for ten years. The CT scan was done to check the abdomen for constipation. The result showed circumferential wall thickening in the urinary bladder, which can be seen with nondistention versus cystitis. Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Thickening of the bladder wall is generally a sign of bladder infection, UTI (urinary tract infection), or cystitis. Still, it can be a sign of chronic inflammation or bladder outlet obstruction. Please help me with ...  Read Full »

What causes tingling feeling when urinating?

Query: Hello doctor, I suddenly feel a tingling sensation after urination and a slight prick sort of a thing. I visited a doctor for the same and had been diagnosed with a urine infection. I also have a constant urge to urinate. He gave a dose of antibiotics which I had to take for three days. But I just h...  Read Full »


Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your symptoms, you seems to have a urinary tract infection. The treatment is a full course of antibiotics which ranges from three to seven days depending on the severity of symptoms. Antibiotics usually give symptomatic relief in 24 hours but it takes minimum ...  Read Full »

How is interstitial cystitis treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am asking this inquiry on behalf of my niece. She suffers from a bladder condition called interstitial cystitis. She suffers from retention, urgency, and frequency even after taking numerous tests and medicines. It has affected her life severely. She has this problem for two years and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You did not mention whether she has done a cystoscopy. For getting the definitive diagnosis of interstitial cystitis, a cystoscopy is mandatory. You can treat this condition by taking Amitriptyline. I cannot predict whether it will work for yo...  Read Full »

How can I manage urinary urge and incontinence?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from urge and incontinence of urine for the past four years. My USG is showing first grade BPH with about 50 ml to 75 ml of PV retention of urine. PSA is within normal range. The routine urine examination also reveals nothing abnormal and on culture sample, found ...  Read Full »


Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. It is usual to have some degree of urgency in BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia), but if it continues to persist even after your urinary stream improves, then one should make sure that there is no UTI or chronic prostate infection causing...  Read Full »

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