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Uti Symptoms

Urinary tract infection (UTI) can affect any part of the urinary system, which includes ureters, kidney, urinary bladder, and urethra. It might not produce any symptoms in some. Still, in others, UTI can result in urinary urgency, increased urination, lower abdominal pain, burning sensation on urination, foul-smelling urine, red or pink-colored urine, cloudy urine, and pelvic pain.

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The laboratory tests for urinary tract infection and vaginitis returned negative, which worries me. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have some concerns about the test results. I assumed I had a urinary tract infection because of the pain in my urinary system. I visited the urgent care center, and the doctor did a dipstick test that revealed blood and protein. It was suggestive of a urinary tract infection, she note...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahad Alshehri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. First, for people with UTI(urinary tract infection) symptoms who receive negative urine culture results, the test can only determine that they harm E.coli. The test cannot confirm that they are dangerous for UTIs ca...  Read Full »

Why do I have symptoms of urinary infection, but negative urine culture?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old female. I was suffering from a urinary infection. I took medicines and again, I did a urine culture. I did not have any bacteria but I have symptoms with an urge to pee and a burning sensation in the genitals. I feel like I have to pee all the time. I am depressed. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You need to have a thorough physical examination to know the cause of your recurrent urinary tract infection. First of all, improve your water intake. Try to drink at least three to four US quarts of water. Having excessive urine after drinkin...  Read Full »

My mother has fever, lower stomach pain, vomiting and cold. Does she have UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is having lower stomach pain, vomiting, fever, feeling cold, and not feeling hungry. She took Aciloc 150 and Mucaine gel in the afternoon. After that, she took Sompraz D 40 before having dinner. She took a rice meal at dinner and she vomited it. Then she was given Pantoprazole ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V. Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your mother can have a urinary tract infection (UTI) and it needs to be evaluated. Lower abdominal pain, fever, and decreased appetite can be due to symptoms of UTI. Kindly do a urine routine and if it shows the presence of pus cells or bacteria, then she needs to take ...  Read Full »

How many pus cells and RBCs can be present in urine in normal conditions?

Query: Hi doctor,My mother, 63 years old, is currently on the following medications: Tablet Eltroxin 50 for hypothyroid, tablet Olmezest 40, BP staying within 130 / 80 mm Hg, pulse 70 beats per minute most of the time, tablet Gemcal Plus daily, and tablet Lumia 60K once in a month for osteoarthritis of kne...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Most of the reports are within normal limits (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). Minor variations can occur with normal time. Urine can have 5-6 (red blood cells) RBCs and 4-6 pus cells which is normal. Previous urine cultu...  Read Full »

Why is my urine brown in color even after completing the antibiotic course for UTI?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with UTI last month. I was prescribed antibiotics for three days. A few days back, when I urinated, my urine was brownish (a sign of blood), and slight burning sensation on that same day which was not there till then. I bought some UTI test strips, and my first test wa...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You can take a course of antibiotics and then repeat the test after five days. I would suggest you to take tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for five days. An ultrasound of KUB (kidneys, ureters, and bladder) to check whether you have...  Read Full »

My Cystocele Repair Surgery Failed. Should I Get It Done Again?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 61 year old female and a diabetic for the last ten years. I had a cystocele repair surgery along with hysterectomy and cervix and ovaries removal five months ago. There is a slight discharge on and off. I did a urine culture now and found that there was a colony of Enterococcus ...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Verma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and understand the concerns. Antibiotics are to be taken if there is a presence of bacteria in significant colony count. In a case of a cystocele, a repair can be done using TOT (trans-obturator tape) or TVT (tension-free vaginal tape) ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a better way to cure UTI.

Query: Hi doctor, A month back, I had a fever and chills. I was diagnosed with UTI. My doctor gave me Cefixime 200 mg two doses for seven days. It did not help me. After two days, it got resolved by itself. After a week, I started to have groin pain, suprapubic pain, kidney pain, burning sensation during ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sayan Mukherjee

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have UTI (urinary tract infection) with acute kidney injury. Your symptoms recur frequently. Your reports are not so bad to be worried. You can do urine culture and fasting blood sugar after few days. Increase your water intake and it helps to settle your creatinine...  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 Cipr...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 in...  Read Full »

I have frequent urination and severe pain in abdomen. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I had fever two days ago. Then one day ago started frequent urination and I could not hold it every time it happened. And there was pain during urination. Then started pain in the stomach. Today the urination is not that much but I have severe pain in both sides of my abdomen. I am not...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can have kidney or bladder infection or it can be acute urinary tract infection. You get the following tests done: CBC (complete blood count). USG (ultrasound) abdomen and pelvis. Urine routine microscopic examination. As per these reports, the further man...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex. Do I have STD or UTI?

Query: Hello doctor, I am on holiday and had sex two days ago when the condom broke in between. I took the Morning-after pill (just for a day), but since today morning, I have a feeling to urinate all the time, even though I do not, and I have extreme pain while urinating. I am sure I either have a UTI (ur...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms point to a urinary tract infection. I suggest you take plenty of oral fluids, tablet Nitrofurantoin 100 mg twice a day for five days, syrup Citralka (Disodium hydrogen citrate 1.53 gm/5 ml) two teaspoons in half glass water twice daily for three days, and...  Read Full »

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