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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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I have been experiencing painful urination accompanied by blood. Is it due to birth control pills?

Query: Hello doctor, Can birth control pills cause urinary tract problems when taken for more than six months? I am in my last week with the medications and I have been experiencing painful urination accompanied by blood. It just started three days ago and is still present. Although, there are times during...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The contraceptive pills will not cause UTI (urinary tract infection) but there is a possibility that intercourse may cause it or vaginal infection if proper hygiene is not maintained. The blood in urine could be because of infection or...  Read Full »

Is blood in urine an emergency condition?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having severe pain in my left side for a few months now. I have been to the doctors who told me it was nothing to worry about but the other day I went to the toilet and I was urinating blood. I went back to the doctor who did a urine dip test and I have leukocytes 500, blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandip Pramanik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your queries. You are having hematuria (blood in urine). When someone gets hematuria, it has to be taken seriously and has to be investigated in detail. Please undergo the investigations which are, USG KUB AND PVR (ultrasound kidney, ureter and bl...  Read Full »

My mom is suffering blood in urine. Is it due to UTI or Xarelto?

Query: Hi doctor, This deals with my mother, who has a history of chronic E. coli bladder infections. She has been on preventative antibiotics and topical estrogen. Recently, she was eight months UTI free with being on 2000 mg mannose sugar daily. Her eGFR was 65 around six months ago. I reduced the sugar ...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the history and the reports sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Clearly, she is a case of recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection). We need to determine the cause of UTI. In my opinion, it is because of her age her bladder po...  Read Full »

I have pain in lower abdomen, penis, and testicles. Please advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in lower abdomen, penis, and testicles. Please advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Pain in lower abdomen and testes can be due to multiple causes ranging from urinary tract infection, infection of testes, varicocele, or some stone problem in ureter and kidney. You will need a few investigations to see for the cause then only treatment can be advise...  Read Full »

I feel that my right-sided abdominal pain is not due to UTI alone. What can it be?

Query: Hello doctor, Five days ago, I had sudden pain in my lower right abdomen, along with nausea, vomiting, and fever. The pain subsided to a dull ache, which I still have now, the pressure is bad at the moment. I have been to the doctors twice, and I have had a urine test, which came back positive for a...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. You have pain in right lower abdomen along with the history of vomiting. The differential diagnosis are many, but I will mention two important diagnoses: Appendicitis is the first diagnosis. It begins with pain around the umbilicus, which th...  Read Full »

What could be a left sided abdominal pain that commences on sitting and standing a while?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a abdominal pain in my left side, it is not acute and continuous, but when I sit or stand for a long the pain arises. My doctor prescribed Banocide and Ultracet tablets.  Read Full »

Dr. Talal Hussain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There could be many reasons for the problems you are stating. So to know exactly what is the cause of pain many more questions need to be asked. I would like to know exactly where on the left side does the pain occurs? Is it below the ribs or lower than that? Do you ha...  Read Full »

I have abdominal pain during urination and sex. Why do I have this?

Query: Hello doctor, I have abdominal pain during urination for two days. And also having pain in abdomen lower part during sex. And after that only, I am having pain and burning sensation during urination. And also I have to go urgently for urination. I am frequently going. I already had this experience ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is most likely due to urinary tract infection. There is no risk of getting stressed due to that. UTI can occur in any female, but the risk increases after sex. But that does not mean that you should not visit a doctor. You can visit a doctor with complaints of bur...  Read Full »

I am an unmarried female, suffering from UTI and concerned about my missing periods since two months. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been noticing irregular periods, and my periods are missing from the last two months. I am unmarried and also suffering from UTI. I am concerned if they are related. Kindly help. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern, I advise you to follow the below-mentioned instructions, Take plenty of water at least 3 litres per day, for UTI (urinary tract infection). Take 2 tablespoons of syrup Cital (Disodium hydrogen citrate) in a glass of water twice da...  Read Full »

My bedridden mother who has rapid progressive dementia suffers from sepsis affecting her kidney, UTI and infections in her mouth. What could be her life expectancy?

Query: Hi doctor,My mother has been suffering from Rapid progressive dementia since the end of last year. She is completely bedridden now. She shows hand movements and is conscious. She is suffering from three bed sores, of which one is critical stage 4. She has been suffering from sepsis infection, affect...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your first query consult is on us! She needs good nursing care. It is difficult to predict the life-expectancy. I hope this information will help you. Please revert in case of more queries. Thank you.  Read Full »

I am a diabetic patient and had UTI due to uncontrolled sugar levels. It was treated with IV - Powercef. Can I still be prone to UTI?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a diabetic patient, I had UTI three weeks back due to uncontrolled sugar levels. I was treated with IV (powercef) and after the completion of the IV, I went for an infection check but it was not there, yet my urine was passing glucose, I went for a check and again it showed I had U...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. Diabetics are more prone to infection. UTI (urinary tract infection) is usually not common in males but occasionally can occur which needs to be evaluated. I suggest you get urine culture and sensitivity, USG KUB with...  Read Full »

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