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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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How to get rid of UTI and rashes present on the inner thighs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having urinary tract infections for more than eleven years. I started to have it when I was 7 years old. I have no one to take me to the doctor. It is getting really worse. I have itching and it burns really bad. I feel to have hell between my legs. I also have a bad rash on my in...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Rashes can occur due to urinary tract infections. Please mention whether you have a lot in numbers. You have UTI (urinary tract infection) for a long time. It can damage your kidneys. Do some tests to have proper treatment. Do urinalysis to know the severity of the infe...  Read Full »

Why do I have redness and burning in corona of glans?

Query: Hello doctor, I have redness on the corona of glans. It has been for a few days now and burns a little after urinating. When I apply the ice, the redness lightened. But after a few hours, it is the same. I am worried if it is serious or just an injury? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Did you have unprotected sex or forceful erection because it seems that you have got an injury and due to that it is happening. Or other reason can be fungal infection so I would recommend you to apply Beclomethasone + Clotrimazole cream for two to three times a day f...  Read Full »

What does blood urine signify?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years male. I ate curd rice in the afternoon and again in the evening, followed by a mango and juice at night before sleeping. After which, I got severe pain in the upper stomach region and backache that disturbed my sleep. I took long breaths, sips of water every ten minutes...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Pain in the upper abdomen can be associated with acidity, but as you mentioned that you had blood in the urine and dark color urine that indicates urine infection or kidney infection; in that case, the investigation...  Read Full »

My urine dipstick shows high leukocytes. Is it a UTI?

Query: Hello doctor, Last week fully, I experienced needing to urinate all the time. I did not feel like my bladder was empty. I started getting lower stomach pain near my pelvis. I assumed this was a UTI as I usually have recurring ones but had not in a long time. I ordered some antibiotics through a doct...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Yes, actually, antibiotics can cause stomach disturbance, and due to that, abdomen pain and sometimes diarrhea can be seen. I would suggest you take tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg once a day before breakfast in the morning, along with antibiotics ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from pain while urinating and I have urge for frequent urination. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having pain while urinating. And I have a burning sensation in my genitals while not urinating; I urge to urinate very frequently, like the water I drink makes me pee right after two to five minutes. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the query, and I understand your concern. UTI (urinary tract infection) is very common and causes symptoms of burning micturition and frequent urge to pass urine. The mentioned symptoms look like acute urinary tract infection. So I suggest taking antibioti...  Read Full »

Why did the urine culture come negative when the urine analysis was positive?

Query: Hello doctor, I had acute kidney failure in the past, probably a couple of months ago, from a UTI and lithium toxicity. They cut me off all my medications, and when I got home from the hospital, the hospital gave me two doses of lithium instead of one dose of extended-release, which caused me to hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi there, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Actually, culture is more accurate than routine microscopic examination of urine. So we can consider it negative; if you do not have any symptoms of UTI (urinary tract infections), then you can stop antibiotics...  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 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 could be the cause of my niece's abdominal pain, fever, and appetite loss?

Query: Hello doctor, My 9-year-old niece is having fever, abdominal pain, and appetite loss. She was admitted to the hospital yesterday. And tests reports for dengue, malaria, typhoid, abdomen ultrasound were normal. Her urine analysis showed the presence of pus and epithelial cells. After seeing her ur...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. All the parameters in her report are normal except low WBCs, which indicates a viral infection. And a few pus cells in urine suggests urinary tract infection. So, her abdominal pain can be related to that. ...  Read Full »

Is ticklish sensation in clitoris during urination by infection dangerous?

Query: Hi doctor,Ever since Thursday of last week, I had been feeling this weird ticklish (not painful nor burning or tingly) sensation around my clitoris towards the end of my urination. There is no foul smell, blood, cloudy-like texture, bubbles, or anything. I do not feel nauseous nor dizzy, nor pain. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If it reaches to kidney or the infection becomes severe, then definitely there will be other symptoms as well, such as yellow or cloudy urine, burning sensation while passing urine, frequent urge to pass urine, and sometimes pain. Maybe you have a very mild infection,...  Read Full »

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