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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Please suggest a solution for foul-smelling urine.

Query: Hi doctor, I observed the presence of vaginal discharge almost a month ago and I went for a test. It showed the presence of WBCs, but no bacteria or yeast or parasite. I completed the course of antibiotics. But, I feel the infection has not cured. I can still feel the vaginal discharge, which is ver...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The cause of excess white discharge and foul smell could be urine infection. Just get your urine test done. Also, wear pure cotton panties, which should be preferably loose and not bikinis. Also, Change your inner wear twice a day. Wear loose under garments say pants an...  Read Full »

What are the causes of urethral discomfort apart from UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female. I was previously diagnosed with UTI for three to four times in the last two years. Now, I have a frequently occurring problem of itching and burning in my urethra about three to four times in a month. It stays for around 4 to 5 hours and slowly goes off after ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, drinking 8 liters of water a day will harm your kidneys. Bring it down to not more than 3 liters per day. All burning sensation in urethra is not due to UTI (urinary tract infection). So, the next time when you develop urethral discomfort, please do a urine ...  Read Full »

What causes itchy feeling while urinating?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel cramped, itching and lower abdomen pain during urination. I had intercourse with my partner last month and since then I have faced this problem. I went to meet a gynecologist and she prescribed some medicine and felt fine for 10 days. Then, again I am facing the same problem. Also,...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I presume that the sex was an unprotected one. So, there exist dual risks of infection as well as pregnancy. As you have not mentioned about the first one, I think, you had your cycle after the episode. Now, regarding the infection, it could be a urinary infection alo...  Read Full »

What does my blood test reports suggest?

Query: Hello ! Can you please review my blood test? My concern are low level of ferritin, high level of B12 and Urine WBC is very high.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to the icliniq Following is my opinion for your asked question. The low ferritn , Low Mcv could be suggestive of early iron deficiency anemia. The common cause for high B12 include supplement intake , Liver disease or Kidney disease. Your liver & kidney profile reports are norm...  Read Full »

Can I start antibiotics before urine test for UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 20 months old. He is suffering from UTI. Since yesterday, he cries while urinating in the morning. He has fever for two days and cough and running nose for five days. The general physician gave Cefpodoxime oral syrup, but urine test has to be done tomorrow morning only. Shoul...  Read Full »


Dr. Srinivas Gunda

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Crying while voiding urine and fever might be due to urinary tract infection (UTI). Urine routine and microscopy needs to be done for screening and if it suggests infection, then urine sample for culture and sensitivity needs to be given and oral antibiotics has to b...  Read Full »

Why do I get urinary infection on and off?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. Approximately, six to seven years back, I had urinary infection when I was sexually active with my girlfriend. I was advised to take an antibiotic course, which I did not complete at that time and the infection was not fully cured. After that incident, I used to g...  Read Full »


Dr. Aman Gupta

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I assume that your reports have all been normal. If not, then please forward it to me. The problem is not imaginary. Such symptoms are a part of chronic pelvic pain syndrome. It might have started with an infection. Sometimes the initial trigger is not known. Even after ...  Read Full »

I see white floating layers in my urine. What are they?

Query: Hello doctor, I have white floating layers in my urine as you will see in the attached picture. What are these? I have symptoms such as frequent urination and burning sensation either during or after urination. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh S Pandya

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The white floating things in urine are usually phosphate crystals which often precipitate on keeping urine in a container or when urine is more acidic. Taking lots of water and citrus juices (lemon or orange) will clear up the urine. These white things can also be due to ...  Read Full »

Why is it necessary to drink plenty of water while taking Phenazopyridine?

Query: Hello doctor, I have interstitial cystitis. Why should one drink lots of water while taking Phenazopyridine?  Read Full »


Dr. Rashi Verma

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Phenazopyridine is a drug which is used to treat pain, burning urination, increased urination or increased urge to urinate. These symptoms are caused by problems in the lower urinary tract due to infection, injury or any condition that irritated the urinary tract...  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

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

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 have a urine c...  Read Full »

Why do I have burning sensation after taking antibiotics?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old healthy male. Last month, I had an unfortunate sexual exposure (condom's head broke off). I quickly pulled out and washed the genital area with a bathing soap. After few days, I started having a slight itching sensation in the penis. I visited a urologist and he a...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.I have gone through your reports and I can understand your concern (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The report you have mentioned clearly points towards urinary tract infection (UTI). Presence of RBCs, increased WBCs and epithelial cells clearly indica...  Read Full »

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