Uti

The full form of UTI is urinary tract infection. It is a bacterial infection of the urinary tract, which includes the urethra, ureters, kidneys, and bladder. The symptoms are burning or pain on urination, frequent urination, fever, chills, cloudy urine, blood in urine, constant urge to pee, and pelvic pain. Antibiotics like Amoxycillin, Norfloxacin, and Ceftriaxone are used in the treatment.

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Can you please suggest a permanent solution for my vaginal yeast infection?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 31-year-old female with a weight of 62 kgs and a height of 5'5 ft. I have been facing an issue of vaginal yeast infection since I got typhoid with urine infection before three years. Since then, it has been recurring every two to three months. Usually, it normalizes after a few days...  Read Full »


Dr. Nisha Marhatta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your problems. Recurrent yeast infection might need prolonged therapy with antifungals. You can send me details of the previous treatment you have taken to guide you further for treatment. Meanwhile, I suggest vaginal probiotics (locally available at the dr...  Read Full »

Side Effects of Doxycycline, Which I Took for UTI

Query: Hello doctor, I have been sick with side effects from Doxycycline for two weeks. I had a UTI which has cleared. I have been to the doctor twice, they checked my urine, and there is no infection. I feel tired, have chills, I feel cold, have a back and joint pain. I do not have a fever. I have read t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you had a urine test, but there are different types of urine test like a dipstick, which is done at the office, a complete analysis, which is done in the laboratory and a urine culture. I am more interested in the last two. With all du...  Read Full »

Kindly assess my ultrasound report and suggest the next steps.

Query: Hi doctor,I need help reading my ultrasound results. Can you evaluate my readings? Thank you so much.   Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your ultrasound (attachment remvoed to protect patient identity) and would love to discuss the report and your health condition with you. First of all, your ultrasound shows mild pelvocaliectasia. This means there is dilatation of pelvic calyces of the kidn...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my urine infection, and how can we cure it?

Query: Hi doctor,I have not been feeling well, so I had a urinalysis done. I did start my period later that day. Are these results inclusive of starting your period? Can you help with the results of my urinalysis?  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The urine analysis report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows urinary tract infection. Did you have a fever, or urinary symptoms like night time frequency, sense of incomplete voiding, an urgency to pass urine? When urinating, does it pass freely o...  Read Full »

Why are my UTI and urethral itching not improving with any antibiotics?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male, and I used to have a recurrent UTI. For the past two months, my urethra is constantly itching. I did a kidney function test, and my uric acid was high. My urine culture test shows bacterial culture. I was prescribed antibiotics and antifungals, but nothing i...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your description states that you have an infection that does not respond to antibiotics or antifungals. The reason is either the infection is in the prostate, or a proper antibiotic is not given. Antibiotics should be prescribed according to the organism's sensitivi...  Read Full »

What is the reason for burning sensation while peeing after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my partner nine days ago. The next day I took a pill. My periods were due seven days ago, and I did not have periods still. Also, there is a burning sensation while peeing, and also I noticed white bumps on my vaginal lips. Please assist and give a detailed re...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your period was due a week ago, and you took the pill. But bleeding may delay after the pill, and some people even miss a period. Urine problems and bumps may be due to the reaction of the pill. I suggest you drink more water and take one teaspoon of baking soda ...  Read Full »

I have a fever, appetite loss, weight loss, bloating, dark urine, and pelvic aches. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been sick with an unidentified illness for more than two months. Fever, fatigue, severe bloating, vomiting, loss of appetite, noticeable weight loss, frequent urination, dark urine, constant pelvic aches, vaginal discharge, and foul smell in the genitals are my symptoms. I di...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. You might have UTI (urinary tract infection) as dark-colored urine is seen mainly in a urinary tract infection. Chances of infection are high in your case as you have vaginal discharge and weight loss. So, I s...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of UTI in males?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old male. Two months ago, I had discomfort under the right testicle. I ignored it as it was not much painful. I went to my physician, and I had a urine test. It came back with white and red blood cells. The doctor said that I have a urinary infection, and he gave me Cip...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is no reason that since you are male and not involved in sex, you cannot have UTI (urinary tract infection). The bacteria can transmit from anywhere, like if you have constipation or when you are dehydrated, or your blood sugar level is high. UTI is less common i...  Read Full »

Why do I have a constant urge to pee?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21 years old. I have been suffering from frequent urination. I have never experienced bladder problems before. However, I do suffer from severe period pains. Is there any relation between the two? From the last few months, I have to pee very frequently. I was working a lot when thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Meeta Airen

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is definitely UTI (urinary tract infection). Sometimes, it becomes long-standing if you ignore it. You need to take antibiotics and plenty of fluids daily as a habit. Gradually, it will go. Do not worry. It is not the problem, which is not curable. To relieve you...  Read Full »

Is it normal if my SpO2 drops to 93% on lying down?

Query: Hello doctor,My SpO2 saturation drops to 93% when I lie down. But my normal SpO2 saturation is 98%. I have diastolic dysfunction, and I was diagnosed with UTI recently. My current medications are antibiotics and tablet Zapain.Is it normal if my SpO2 drops when I lie down? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Regular oximeter reading should be above 95%. There will be differences in the oxygen saturation according to the different body positions. Usually, sitting upright has more reading than in the supine position. So, it is normal for the saturation to drop if you lay down....  Read Full »

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