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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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 »
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 »
Please suggest treatment for UTI in a 6-month-old baby.
Query: Hi doctor, My son has been suffering with pain while urinating. He is a 6 month old baby boy. Here a local doctor did a urine test and said as Escherichia coli urinary tract infections. What is the proper treatment for this? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the report, your child is having urinary tract infection, which is resistant to many oral antibiotics. The only oral antibiotic it is sensitive to is Co-trimoxazole that is Septran. You can start a course of Septran for at least seven days and repeat a urine tes... Read Full »
I am experiencing frequent urination with a burning sensation a few days after sex. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing frequent urination, with slight burning in the urine, and I had a few days of sex. I am confused about whether it is pregnancy or urine infection or normal. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case and I understand your concern. According to your description, this is looking like a urinary tract infection. After being sexually active there is quite a possibility of getting a urinary infection. Burning micturition is not a sign of p... 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. Should w... Read Full »
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 be sta... Read Full »
My mother has been having high creatinine and urea levels for the past 15 years with no other symptoms. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, My mother is facing these problem for 15 years. Initially the creatinine level was 2.1 mg/dL, but it increased slowly. She seemed to be in good condition and there are no particular symptoms of high creatinine and urea. Still, her report is not good. The creatine level is 9.11 mg/dL, a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concerns. The presence of high creatinine and urea for a longer time, without symptoms, is a sign of chronic kidney disease. This may occur due to various reasons like diabetes, obesity, hypertension, or other specifi... Read Full »
I have been experiencing a lot of problems while urinating. Which medications would help me overcome it?
Query: Hi doctor, I am having problems right now with peeing. There are times I feel like peeing, but none goes through. What medication should I take? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please check for urine infection first. Take a urinalysis, urine culture and vaginal swab, and urine diary if all the above tests come normal. Try to quit recreational drugs as it could be a side effect of those. Night tea, coffee, and any ot... Read Full »
My repeat urine culture reports are normal after taking antibiotics for infection, but I still got blood in my urine. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had an intense burning sensation when urinating, and a test was done, and the result showed the presence of a few bacteria. The doctor advised me to take antibiotics, and the test was repeated after a few days, and the result was normal. But after five to six days, I noticed b... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. From your culture report, I can see that it has grown Enterococcus which is sensitive to a few drugs like Macrobid (clarithromycin) is not one of them. I would suggest the following: Tablet Nitrofurantoin 100 mg twice a d... Read Full »
Kindly recommend a medicine for urine infection.
Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from a urinary infection for the last one week. I am unable to control urine. But, no medication is taken yet. I am a 34 year old female. My height is 154 cm and weight 76 kg. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First get a complete urine examination done along with urine culture. Keep a good perineal hygiene. You may use some vaginal wash. I suggest you antibiotic like Levofloxacin along with tablet Darilong (Darifenacin) once a day to treat urine infection and control urine.... Read Full »
I am passing urine with little strain. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old. From last two days I am suffering from frequent urination during day time with little bit burning sensation. My blood sugar and BP are normal. Urine flow is not so strong. I used to urine by pressing the penis and this is not the first time. As far as I can recall it f... Read Full »
Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.I have some more queries about your complaints. Do you have any nocturia that is do you have any disturbed sleep due to increased frequency of urination during nights? Any difficulty in passing urine or any hesitancy to start or any straining during urination? ... Read Full »
I have abdominal pain and a burning sensation while urination that increases in the morning. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I have symptoms like burning and irritation while peeing. It is mild, and it usually increases in the morning. I have the urge to pee even if very little urine comes out. I have mild lower abdominal pain, but I do not want to have antibiotics as I had a tablet Aldactone for seven to eight... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Please help me with a few details: 1) Are you diabetic? 2) Why were you on Aldactone (Spironolactone)? Are you hypertensive? 3) Do you have a fever or pain in the sides of the abdomen? 4) Have you passed any blo... Read Full »