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 causes frequent urination and irritation in the urethra?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an ultrasound done for my kidneys and bladder today due to frequent urination and irritation in the urethra. I had a CT scan without contrast four months back, which stated I had peripelvic cysts on the left kidney, but that is all it said. I was asked to come for an ultrasound ...  Read Full »

Dr. Padmesh Jain

General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your apprehension. But you need not worry. As per the report images you have provided, your CT scan is absolutely fine as far as calculus (stone) is confirmed. To detect a calculus (stone), a plain CT scan without an IV contrast is sufficient as the m...  Read Full »

Can urolithiasis cause left abdominal pain and burning while peeing?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain in my lower left side of the abdomen. I have a burning sensation while urinating. These symptoms look like urolithiasis. Please suggest.   Read Full »

Dr. Keeranmayee Mishra

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have difficulty in urination with a burning sensation. You can have it due to a urinary tract infection or stones. In your urine report, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you seem to have some microorganisms and red blood ce...  Read Full »

Which medicine can be taken to lower blood sugar levels?

Query: Hi doctor,My husband is a diabetic. I am asking you what the better medicine is to lower his blood sugar while he has UTI (urinary tract infection).  Read Full »

Dr. Vitrag Shah


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To decide medicine for diabetes depends on the current physical and clinical condition. There are several aspects to be taken care of. It would be necessary for a doctor to start medicine after getting detailed medical history. That will include current sugar levels,...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about the blood in the urine?

Query: Hello doctor, My boyfriend, who currently lives abroad, has found blood in his urine and ejaculate a couple of months ago. He then got tested for any STDs, but everything was negative. He went to a doctor and got antibiotics prescribed which seemed to help. But now the issue is back and worse, this...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Sexologist, Diabetologist, Andrologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. We need to check the issue and know the cause. It can be due to a urinary tract infection. Already antibiotics used and doing a urine culture can help you understand better. Doing an ultrasound abdomen will help understand kidney stones. ...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for my frequent urination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old female, and my weight is about 190 lbs. I am currently experiencing the symptoms of a UTI. It feels like I need to urinate constantly and but I do not. I am currently not taking any medications, and I have no health issues.   Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Frequent urination can be due to UTI. But we have to look for other symptoms, such as a burning sensation while urinating and yellow urine. Antibiotics treatment is sufficient for UTI. Tell me do you have these sy...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing frequent urination with cloudy urine and itchiness in my vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female who is experiencing frequent urination with cloudy urine. I seem to have noticed that the walls of my vagina are very dry, and it is getting uncomfortably itchy that my sleep gets interrupted. What can I do to stop the itching and get my urination back to nor...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are likely suffering from a urinary tract infection and possibly vulvovaginal candidiasis. Please send a picture of the buttocks region's lesions to confirm tinea or ringworm infection before medicines can be advised. Also, in the meantime, you can start using th...  Read Full »

Why did POC urine test show blood in urine?

Query: Hi doctor, During presurgery, I have done a blood test and urine test. Everything was normal except POC urine test revealed blood in urine.  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have done some investigations recently and your POC (point of care) urine test shows blood in the urine. The condition presenting with blood in urine is known as hematuria and it results from various underl...  Read Full »

How to treat and prevent recurrent urinary tract infections?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner repeatedly got UTIs over the past two years, and it appears to be unique to our relationship. She is largely immune to the antibiotics prescribed, and on a couple of occasions, has progressed to severe kidney infections. I wonder if it could be something with my body and if...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. UTI (urinary tract infection) is very common in females, especially in an active sexual relationship. If she had any blood or urine tests and ultrasound abdomen reports, please send me. If it is not done, kindly get an ultrasound abdomen and pelvis to rule out any p...  Read Full »

Why am I having sticky white substance coming out after urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 17-year-old male with a weight of 65 kilograms and a height of five feet six inches. I have a sticky white substance coming out after urination. It seems to be like saliva and it comes out from the penis. I always have increased pressure during urination. My morning urine is dark ...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Sexologist, Diabetologist, Andrologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have a sticky white substance coming after urination. It can be semen or you can have it due to a urinary infection. You need to do a complete urine test to know the cause. The sticky substance coming out from the penis seems to be semen a...  Read Full »

How to treat my mother's sigmoid colon ulcer?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother, who is 45 years old, has ulcers in the sigmoid colon for the last 15 years. The problem got reduced in the past two years, but, it started again now. She is having white sticky stools and pain in the left lower abdomen. She is also facing trouble with passing urine. She consult...  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The white sticky bowel movements have many reasons, but on considering the medical history of your mother, it is most probably due to severe inflammation of the intestine. The antibiotics taken for the urinary tract infection could have caused an attack of her previously ...  Read Full »

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