Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection commonly affecting the lower urinary tract, namely bladder and urethra. It can occur in both men and women. It is treated with a course of antibiotics.

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What is the likely cause of my fever based on my reports?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 60-year-old female. I have had a fever of around 102 degrees Fahrenheit for four days. The fever tends to reduce when I take Dolo 650, but the fever increases after some time. I had vomited three to four times for the first two days, but no vomiting in the last 48 hours. We tested f...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I went through your post and investigations. The most common cause of fever in decreasing order at 60 years of age is urinary tract infection, viral fever, pneumonia, and gastroenterit...  Read Full »

Why do I have indigestion and pain in the left side of the abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 51 year old male, who has diabetes. For my diabetic problem, I am using Insulin Human Actrapid daily 10 units. Therefore, I am getting weak and getting fits. So far, I have had five fits. I got CT scan of the brain, and there was a small blood clot in the brain. I also have pain...  Read Full »


Dr. Pankaj Jawandhiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have a urinary infection, which is causing all your symptoms of vomiting and abdominal pain. The kidney are not removing toxins from your body and its accumulation is causing all sympt...  Read Full »

My 7 year old daughter has repeated urine infections. How to clear it out?

Query: Hello doctor, My 7-year-old daughter has a urine infection. We have done a urine culture as well as regular analysis and found that there is an infection. She has had this problem for a long time. She has a bad habit of holding her urine for a long time until she can hold it no more. She also faces ...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer a few questions- 1. From what age did she start having UTIs (urinary tract infections)? 2. How often does she get UTIs? 3. Does she have a fever now? 4. How is the general condition? Once this episode resolves, in my suggestion, she needs an ultrasound K...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation while passing urine and having sex. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a burning sensation while passing the urine and difficulty getting sleep. I consulted doctors who prescribed antibiotics for urinary tract infections, but after investigating the urine, I learned I did not have a urinary tract infection. My gynecologist prescribed me tablets li...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Drink an ample amount of water daily and also use some lubrication like vaseline during intercourse. I suggest syrup Neeri or Citralka liquid 15 ml in 200 ml water thrice a day for three weeks, and you can avoid antibiotics for now. ...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my penis and anus during intercourse since I got perineal massage?

Query: Hello doctor, I had pain radiating into the penis and anus during and following intercourse since I got a perineal massage. Can this be due to pudendal neuralgia? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details of your symptoms: 1. What pain do you feel in the penis and anus? Burning, heaviness, stretching, or some other kind? 2. For how long have you had this pain? 3. Does pain happen at the time of sexual intercourse, or does it happe...  Read Full »

Is it common to have white fluid while urinating after taking an I-pill?

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Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please describe your problem. Revert with more information to a general medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/general-medicine-physician  Read Full »

Does temporary dialysis prevent creatinine levels from increasing?

Query: Hi doctor,My 66 year old father suddenly got a high fever and in few days we discovered he has a urinary tract infection. He is a diabetic and on insulin. He is a very disciplined person when it comes to his health. He checked his creatinine levels early this year and it was in the normal range. Af...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Varma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your father. He is presently having a severe infection (sepsis) due to the urinary tract infection. There is an acid accumulation in the blood due to the infection. There is worsening of renal function as a result of stress to the body due to...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from urinary tract infection since one month. Please suggest me a solution.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from a urinary tract infection following my last menstrual cycle and this month,for which I took Monurol (Fosfomycin). I have an itching and burning sensation while urinating and cannot urinate completely. I guess it could be mostly due to holding my urine for lon...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Yes,your symptoms actually indicate UTI (urinary tract infection), which is caused by bacterial infection, so antibiotics are required, or else sexually transmitted diseases (STI) can cause such symptoms. You can t...  Read Full »

I was fingered, and I developed a urinary tract infection the following day. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I currently have a urinary tract infection. After a night of fun where I felt I was fingered so hard the following day, it was burning while urinating. While peeing, I noticed my urethra opening was swollen and also bleeding. This is now day four, and I wanted to know if I should consult w...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The infection seems to be due to some friction injuries during fingering. Take plenty of water. Clean vaginal area properly. I suggest you (consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take medicines with their consent) apply Betadine (Povidone) cream...  Read Full »

I have visited several doctors for my UTI symptoms. The symptoms recur and cannot find the root cause. Why so?

Query: Hi doctor, I have UTI symptoms and the root causes are not found. I have visited several doctors but the symptoms always come back. Kindly help me find a solution.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Recurrent UTIs (urinary tract infections) can be due to various causes. UTI chances increase in sexually active females and also due to the use of public toilets. It is detected on urine culture. Investigations are ultrasound KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder) and urine ...  Read Full »

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