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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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Are burning sensation and frequent urination signs of UTI?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female and have symptoms of UTI, including a burning sensation while passing urine, frequent urination, and cloudy urine. I am not taking medications and have a doctor's appointment tomorrow. I am sure that this is UTI because I first noticed it when I had sex and did not urinat...  Read Full »


Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of UTI (urinary tract infection). You had a predisposing factor, after which your symptoms started. Also, the urine dipstick test (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) for leukocytes is positive. I would suggest you drink...  Read Full »

Why do I get my periods twice this month?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-years-old female. I had my period twice this month, and I have been having uncomfortable feelings on my lower left abdomen. There is blood again, so this is the third time I have had blood, and it is not the time for my period yet. I have had a history of hormonal imbalance, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. See you have irregular periods, and there can be one of the several reasons for the same like hormonal imbalance, stress, weight gain or loss, polycystic ovarian syndrome, etc. Coming to them one by one: 1. As yo...  Read Full »

Should I worry if I am pregnant and have an ovarian cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I am six weeks pregnant and have an ovarian cyst. I had light spotting this morning and doctor advised me Isolan and alternate hCG injections. I have UTI and a constant uneasiness in the uterus. My current medications are Duphaston, Ecosprin, Vomidox, Isolan,...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes, the corpus luteal cysts are there to support the pregnancy. They dissolve over a period of time. And therefore require progesterone supplements to support the pregnancy. Follow the instructions of your doctor. You have been given all the necessary medicine...  Read Full »

I have been having fatigue and dizziness for two days. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36-year-old working woman, and I have been experiencing extreme fatigue, dizziness, rapid heartbeat, and reduced urination (only two to three times a day) for the past two days. I am feeling very concerned. I work eight hours daily in an office and also manage my household respo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. Actually, yes, you should be concerned about your health. Due to your workload, you might not be able to pay enough attention to your health, which can lead to issues such as vitamin deficiencies and hypothyroidism. Your s...  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. However, there are always chances of flaring up, which can lead to failure of pregnanc...  Read Full »

Why do I face symptoms of cloudy urine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a healthy 32-year-old female with no past urologic complaints. Starting three months ago, I had some episodes of cloudy urine and I got a urinalysis and had 1 plus leukocyte esterase and occasional WBC and RBC. Urine culture came back with 100,000 colonies of Proteus. I took five ...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. The length of female urethra is only 1.5 inch. So naturally, females are more prone to urinary tract infections (UTI) than males. What are your symptoms at present? Do you have any urinary problems like a poor flow of urine, burning, etc.? UTI...  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 »

Does my blood test results show fatty liver?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old. I have got the results of my blood tests. The doctor told me that I have fatty liver. I am concerned regarding the values presenting in the high range. What do these results mean? I have a hemoglobin of 16.4 g/dL, hematocrit of 53.4 percent, WBC of 9000 per microliter ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through the reports and some parameters are slightly high. But I do not find anything abnormally wrong in the reports. Your creatinine and urea are normal and it indicates that the kidney is in healthy condition. Your hemoglobin le...  Read Full »

Why is there a persistent low-grade fever in a 54-year-old female?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 54 years old and is facing persistent low-grade fever. She had it for almost a year and nothing was diagnosed from the tests and then suddenly it got fine. Now again she got a fever from some stomach infection and it has been 15 days that the fever is there between 99 to 1...  Read Full »


Dr. Mukherjee Koushik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did your mother undergo urine culture sensitivity test? Because many of the postmenopausal or perimenopausal women suffer from urinary tract infection that is chronic and drug-resistant due to urinary leak and urinary urgency. Low-grade fever can also be there due to...  Read Full »

What are the risks of taking Amikacin antibiotic during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My pregnant partner in the third trimester has been given Amikacin (aminoglycoside) to treat an E.coli UTI with 80,000 CFU/ml. The prescription is 1000 mg for three days via intramuscular injection in the buttocks. In addition to this, Nitrofurantoin 100 mg twice daily for ten days wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me compliment you for the great understanding you have of the medical world. You are right, as Amikacin is known to cause side effects like problems in hearing for the fetus, and although Nitrofurantoin in animals has shown no impact on a fetus when given to a p...  Read Full »

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