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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Although I have normal test results, I suffer from persistent UTI. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from UTI from last six months. All my tests are normal, but the symptoms are not going away.  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should have uploaded the last urine routine examination and culture reports. Do you have any medical comorbidity like diabetes? If UTI (urinary tract infection) is there for so long, it should be investigated thoroughly. So, get an ultrasound KUB (kidney, ureter, and ...  Read Full »

How long does a frenulum tear usually take to heal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. I have a burning sensation in the penis. Symptoms are there for the last two days. I had a frenulum tear 50 days back during a sexual act. I have not participated in any since then. I feel like I have a urine infection. There is no other sensation apart from a bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Frenulum tear would heal completely within three months as the wound in the skin takes about seven days to close and three months for complete strength. The burning sensation would be due to infection. Urine culture is important, and according to the result sensitivity...  Read Full »

Due to excess masturbation, my penis head is red with a white layer. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,Due to continuous masturbation, my penis head became red. Also, some whitish layer has formed on it as well. Sometimes, there is even inflammation in urinating. I am going to get married within a short period, I am worried about this. Can you please advise me some medication?  Read Full »


Dr. Raman Tanwar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Excessive masturbation does not have anything to do with your problem. It is normal to have smegma deposited over the penis and to diagnose your condition further a picture will be needed. Since you also have dysuria, I request you to get a urine routine and culture exami...  Read Full »

Why do I urinate more than ten times a day?

Query: Hi doctor, I have to pee a lot of times a day though I do not have to wake up at night to go to the toilet. I have control over pressure, but I have to go more than 10 times a day. Also, I have to pass the stool after every meal. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please measure your fasting and postprandial blood glucose level as you might have diabetes. It is usually accompanied with increased thirst and increased hunger. Also, please get a urine analysis as you might have a urinary tract infection. It is usually accompanied with...  Read Full »

What do elevated PSA with fever indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, My brother is 69 years old. Having HT and DM. He is presently taking the following medicines: 1) Amlong-H for BP. 2) Zita-met plus 20 or 500 mg for sugar. 3) Amaryl M2 for sugar. 4) Flodart plus for urine. 5) Orcerin GM for knee pain. Since the last two days, he has a fever and sta...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The cause for fever is an infection, and as also the CRP (C-reactive protein) is elevated. CT (computed tomography) scan of the thorax is normal (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The urine analysis so far is fine. But should wait for the urine cul...  Read Full »

Why am I having pain in my left ovary during the nineteenth week of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26 year old female. I am currently 19 weeks pregnant, and this is my third pregnancy. I just had an ultrasound done. According to the test results, I do not have any ovarian cysts. I have been having pain on my left side of my ovary for about a month now. And it is only the left sid...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.cm. If there is nothing in the scan including urinary tract infection, then there is nothing to worry about, and there is no harm to you or your baby. This pain could be because of stretching of ligaments, which is very common for most women during pregnancy. However, if you...  Read Full »

What does my blood test reports suggest?

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


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following is my opinion on your asked question. The low ferritin, Low Mcv (microcytic anemia), could be suggestive of early iron deficiency anemia. The common cause for high B12 includes supplement intake, liver disease, or kidney disease. Your liver and kidney profi...  Read Full »

Why am I getting a worst smell in my breath and urine after following ketogenic diet for celiac?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old male with a weight of 64 kilograms and a height of 5 feet. I am taking medications such as Propranolol 80 mg, Amphetamine XR 25 mg, Carisoprodol 350 mg, and Clonidine 0.2 mg. I am taking supplements with 1 gram of Quercetin or 200 milligrams of Bromelain twice daily and...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing and I understand your concern. I would recommend continuing the same diet followed currently because everything seems to be under control. As you are facing some smell in your breath and urine, then I would recommend you to do biochemistry of blood...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have intense abdominal cramps during early pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am almost four weeks pregnant. I have intense cramps, mainly during the night, maybe for 15 minutes, and it wakes me up. It is like my lower tummy contracts, and the pain is there for some time. I cannot keep still, and sometimes I sweat and cry from the pain, but no other complicat...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Certain females may experience pain during early pregnancy, but I recommend you to take an ultrasound if that is intense. If you have any old ultrasound report, please share with me. Also, I request you to repea...  Read Full »

What are the causes of red urine?

Query: Hi doctor, Two years ago, I got chicken pox. Later, I started taking lots of oil items. As a consequence, I got jaundice. Exactly a year ago, I took a few tests and everything was under control except direct bilirubin level 0.4. Seven months later, whenever I urinated in the morning the color of my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your frustration with non-diagnosis state. Let me first clarify a few myths. Consuming oil does not cause jaundice. You must have developed jaundice due to viral hepatitis. It is unlikely that the current episode is because of the hepatitis. Also, I do n...  Read Full »

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