Uti In Women

UTI (urinary tract infection) is an infection affecting the urinary system, such as kidneys, bladder, and urethra. It occurs commonly in women. There is pelvic pain with a burning sensation while urinating. The affected person can have cloudy urine with a strong smell. UTI occurs due to colonization of Escherichia coli in the urinary tract. Taking antibiotics produce relief.

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The exterior walls of my vagina feels itchy, and I have urinary tract infection (UTI). Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a UTI (urinary tract infection) and I am taking Amoxicillin. I think the antibiotics may have caused a yeast infection. I am unsure if that is what it is, if the issue is greater and if I should go to the ER based on my symptoms. The exterior part of my vagina feels swollen and itc...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you are suffering from UTI (urinary tract infection). Your diagnosis is correct. However, you will need more than one antibiotic and more potent antibiotics for treatment. Which antibiotic is to be used is the decision of the examining doctor. Once your doctor e...  Read Full »

Is Amikacin a safer option to treat UTI while breastfeeding?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 36 year old female. I am currently breast feeding. I am suffering from severe UTI since 20 days. My gynecologist suggested Ceftum, Citralka, and Urispas for three days. After taking the course I was fine for two days. But, after two days, the UTI symptoms came back, but not as se...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are suffering from a urinary tract infection with E.coli. Nitrofurantoin is the correct medicine, as per your urine culture report. As the infection is severe, your symptoms...  Read Full »

I feel a strong urge to pee, but less urine comes out when I do. Can you please help me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old female facing some issues while urinating for the past two days. I feel a strong urge to pee, but less urine comes out when I do. I do not have a burning sensation but rather a strong sensation to urinate.  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. The strong sensation or the urge to pee but less urine coming through is also a symptom of UTI (urinary tract infection). The absence of a burning sensation on micturition does not mean that it cannot be...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the frequent urge to urinate?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a pain in the lower part of my stomach. I also have an urge to urinate but, feel that the urine is not coming through. It happened to me quite a few times now. Can you explain what is causing this and also suggest a medicine. I am on regular medications for thyroid, migraine, a...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This kind of a pain and an urge to urinate can happen due to the following possibilities: A renal stone coming down. A urinary infection. Prostate problems. Give me the following details: What is your age? Since how many days do you have this problem? Do you have any o...  Read Full »

Is echo-free lumen of urinary bladder a normal finding in an USG?

Query: Hi doctor,I have got ultrasound results in which my urinary bladder is partially filled and has an echo-free lumen.Can this be a cause for miscarriage?  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern in detail and I will surely help you out. Generally, the echo-free lumen suggests urinary infection so there is an infection in your bladder and urinary infections are a very common cause of abortions or miscarriage. However, you will need two ...  Read Full »

Why do I have low-back pain and constant tenderness and irritation on my bladder?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 37-year-old female. I have constant pressure, tenderness, and irritation on what is either my bladder or uterus. When I went for urgent care (if my lower back also started to ache), it was assumed a kidney infection or UTI. Urinalysis shows no infection but does find blood. Tapping ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You are suffering from a urinary tract infection (UTI). I suggest you need three tests to confirm it, namely ultrasound abdomen and urine routine microscopy with culture. Urinalysis is not the definite investigation for the diagnosis of U...  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 due respect ...  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 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 tablet Cefpodoxime safe during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 8 weeks pregnant and tested positive for leukocytes. And my report states that no significant bacterial growth is seen. They prescribed me Cefpodoxime. Should I take it, and is it safe for the baby? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The antibiotic prescribed is relatively safe during pregnancy. It would help if you took it, as there is a bacterial infection in your urinary tract, which is not very significant. But there are always chances of flaring up, which can lead to failure of p...  Read Full »

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