Urine Infection

Urine infection or urinary tract infection (UTI) commonly affects women. It is usually caused by bacterial infection of the kidneys, bladder, urethra, or ureter. The symptoms include frequent urge to urinate, cloudy or foul-smelling urine, nausea, chills, fever, stomach pain and cramps.

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I am a 26-year-old male, and I have a urinary infection for the last three years. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am around 26-year-old male having a urine infection for the last three years. My urine has a bad smell and is yellowish, especially in the morning. I have consulted many doctors, and the medicines only have effects for one or two months. So please suggest some best medicines. Kin...  Read Full »

Dr. M. A. Toyeb, Nazma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. It is important to know the cause of the frequent urinary infection to treat it properly; otherwise, the infection will keep recurring. I would suggest the following 1. Urine routine examination and microscopic examin...  Read Full »

What is your suggestion for my stomach pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 55 year old female. I am suffering from stomach pain. My ultrasound scan was reported as normal. The CT scan report is normal with an impression as minimal free fluid in the pelvis. Our physician told that I have some infection in the intestine and was advised to take antibiotic an...  Read Full »

Dr. Tim Evans

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before proceeding any further, a few things I would need to know. How long have your symptoms been present for? Why did you have your uterus and ovaries removed? Was it for cancer or not? The first thing I note is that (attachment removed to protect patient ide...  Read Full »

What are the effects of Adderall on the penis?

Query: Hi doctor, Around 15 years ago, I used to take a lot of Amphetamine and used to masturbate a lot. As a result, I caused a huge amount of damage to the penis and it constantly leaked urine. 3 years ago, I plucked up the courage finally to see a urologist, who said that my urethra was red and angry. B...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please relax and do not worry. I think there is no relation about your past habit of Amphetamines and present burning in urethra. The burning pain of the urethra may be due to subclinical infection, which is not detected in urine test that you had. Did you hav...  Read Full »

How can urine infection in a postpartum preeclampsia patient be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, My 36-year-old wife has a urine infection. She was diagnosed with postpartum preeclampsia after two days of delivery of a female child. She had high blood pressure at the time of delivery but now it is normal. Her average blood pressure is 110/75 mmHg. She had a severe urinary infectio...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would suggest you to repeat urine culture and drug sensitivity to determine the bacteria causing infection and the antibiotic to which it is sensitive. Few bacteria which cause urinary infection in women develop resistance very easily and become difficult to treat...  Read Full »

I have bright red bleeding with a clot after intercourse, mild cramps, and an urge to urinate. What is the reason behind it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed a brownish to dark red, reddish mucus discharge on the toilet paper as I wiped after urination. Also, some brown spots on my underwear. But after intercourse tonight with my boyfriend, there was bright red bleeding with a clot. My last period was last month, so I was wo...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should consult a gynecologist for a checkup to see any local injury which might have occurred as you had bright red bleeding. Also, it happened after day 16 or 17 of your periods which is not normal. Your symptoms also suggest a urine infection, so get a urine ro...  Read Full »

What do the presence of pus cells and RBCs in urine indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, Patient is suffering from fever, headache, pain while passing urine, and foul smell in urine. He had a complete urine test. Pus cells, leukocytes, and RBCs are present in urine. He has been taking Augmentin 625 mg and Dolo 650 for the past three days.  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The patient is suffering from a severe urinary tract infection. Also, the urine examination shows glucose in urine. So, diabetes is not under control, or the patient does not know tha...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my severe back pain following a cervical polypectomy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had cervical polypectomy and was told to expect brown discharge. Now experiencing cramping, minor bleeding, vinegar smell, and severe back pain, to the point that I am dizzy and nauseous. A couple of days earlier had a bunch of discharge that looked like dark reddish and orangish skin....  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is normal to experience reddish brown discharge for 4-5 days post cervical polypectomy, but it should not cause any back pain per se unless there has been a secondary infection or vaginitis or bacterial vaginosis which is quite likely with vinegar smell. Flagyl (Met...  Read Full »

Why does my baby have a urinary infection?

Query: Hi doctor, My 1.5 year old baby is suffering from urinary infection for last 10 days. Her culture report shows Colistin sensitive. Her doctor started her on Colistin five days ago, but her infection is not going less. She had another test today and the report showed that her pus cells are abundant, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Gupta Aman Manoharlal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your baby must be having some underlying condition of the urinary system to have had an infection. Is he having fever? Have you done any ultrasound? The culture may be repeated in some other reliable laboratory. Along with ultrasound, CBC (complete blood count), K...  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 »

How can urinary infection in an elderly woman be treated?

Query: Hello doctor,My 86-year-old bedridden mother has a urinary infection. The culture and sensitivity reports are attached. Can you tell me which antibiotics to take? Also, can the low level of antibiotics prevent future infections of the urinary tract? She was having E. coli for a year and a half until...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly answer these questions. 1) Does she pass urine properly or is she on a catheter? 2) Is she in diapers? 3) Does she have any problems in passing urine? 4) Are there any urinary symptoms? 5) Is she having control and sensation of urine? 6) Does she have any epi...  Read Full »

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