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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 under Fluconazole for UTI but still my urine is dark brown in colour. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was initially diagnosed with a urinary tract infection by the presence of white blood cells in my urine. I had symptoms of a typical UTI. I was given a five days course of antibiotics, but the symptoms did not go away, followed by 2*5 days more courses of antibiotics. A urine cultur...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Went through your post. Generally, urine culture growth showing candida is not anything significant because it is a benign infection and usually does not need treatment unless a person has taken a lot of antibiotics, or is HIV positive. The white substance in urine i...  Read Full »

I have persistent stomach pain and bloating. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing repeated urine infections with white discharge for the past 4-5 months. I have had two episodes of piles, and I have been dealing with thyroid issues for the last 5 years. My blood pressure and sugar levels are consistently normal. Taken three months ago, my TS...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammed Hassan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly reviewed your reports and prescription (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) . I would suggest the following: For the ankle pain, I suggest you check your uric acid levels. Following that, consider consulting with a rheumatolog...  Read Full »

What do 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. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

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 that...  Read Full »

My son experiences a burning sensation while urinating. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 5 years old. He occasionally complains of burning sensation in urine. Before five months, he complained of burning sensation, and we did a urine test which showed pus cells 2 to 3 and albumin haziness. The doctor said that as fine and just advise to give more fluids. We did two ...  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Hassan Shoman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. The morning puffiness your son experiences could be familial, especially if both you and his father have the same feature, or it might indicate edema. To determine if edema is present, press your finger against the lower part of his leg. If t...  Read Full »

Burning, itchiness, vaginal discharge at 14. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter is 14-year-old and she has been feeling intense burning while peeing, itchiness inside and outside her vagina. She is peeing more often, and has an odd discharge. The discharge is in inner and outer labia. This discharge is almost clumpy, bitty, wets the toilet paper, with i...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Your symptoms are suggestive of vaginitis, which is caused mainly due to fungal infection. I suggest you keep the area dry and clean, drink lots of warm water...  Read Full »

My 32-year-old husband has low libido. Can medications or lifestyle modifications improve his libido?

Query: Hello doctor,My husband is 32 years old and is not interested in having sex. He always lacks the desire to have sex. I think that he is suffering from low libido. Can medications help, or does he need lifestyle modifications? Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Low Libido has several reasons: Lower libido is caused primarily by urine infections. You can do a complete urine analysis and ultrasound of the pelvis to diagnose the cause. Diabetes and hypertension ca...  Read Full »

I have a strong and frequent urge to pee. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, In the morning, I have a strong and frequent urge to pass urine. It continues for an hour or two. After urinating normally, only droppings take place. Today, a few drops of blood also came. My intake of water is about 8 cups a day. There is no discharge or itching. Throughout the day it i...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems you have developed urinary tract infection (UTI). It is common in diabetic patients to develop infection despite good water intake. I suggest you get urine routine and microscopy along with urine culture sensitivity done. Take antibiotics accordingly. Let me kn...  Read Full »

I have pain in my abdomen and navel. Please help.

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? 1. Why did you have your uterus and ovaries removed? Was it for cancer or not? 2. The first thing I note is that (attachment removed to protect patient iden...  Read Full »

I am having sudden nausea in the 29th week of pregnancy. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 weeks pregnant. From the last two days, I am not feeling good. There is sudden nausea. The baby movement is fine but I am not able to eat anything because of nausea and frequent urination. Burning feet is also there accompanied by gas and constipation.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vomiting is more usual in the first trimester. In the second and third trimester, it is less usual and can be due to a urine infection. Do urinalysis and urine culture. If it comes positive for infection, you need antibiotics. Have a strict check on thyroid as well. ...  Read Full »

I have noticed tiny squiggles and long hair in my urine for six months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am hoping to get some advice on something strange in my urine. I have noticed tiny squiggles and long hair in my urine for six months. It ranges from 10 mm to 40 mm with a head-like follicle. I have attached a picture of the squiggle. I have been ill for 15 months with various sympto...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Severe neutropenia can cause immune suppression and acute infections. Hair in the urine is rare, and it is mainly associated with masses that can grow in the urinary system. Therefore, an ultrasound of the kidneys, ureter, and bladder will be required for diagnosis. ...  Read Full »

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