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Frequent urination, mild pain on the left side near waist - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   Im 35 yrs female
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have problem during urination, it is irritating and I feel frequent urination sensation
User :   I drink lots of water. Though I feel my bladder full, urniation is very slow
User :   Also there is mild pain on my left side near waist
Doctor :   since how long yu have these symptoms/
User :   from yesterday
Doctor :   were you completely normal before that?
Doctor :   do you have yellowish coloration of urine/
User :   I had similar problem 4 months back..I was given Citralka syrup and antibiotics
Doctor :   are you sexually active?
User :   It got cured in 2 days. The doc said it was Urinary Trackt infection... this was in october
User :   Yes I am sexually active
Doctor :   Protected or unprotected
User :   unprotected, as we are trying for a baby
Doctor :   how regularly you have intercourse/
User :   3 times a week
User :   ..atleast
Doctor :   Ok, follow these
Doctor :   1) before intercourse empty bladder
Doctor :   2) after intercourse you have to reempty the bladder
Doctor :   3) take same citralka syrup
Doctor :   4) you can buy cranberry juice extract and have it more often
User :   Will do these surely. Can you pls let me know if this is due to sexual activities ?
Doctor :   you should wipe from front to back after a bowl movement.
Doctor :   no sex increases the chances of infection because the organism grow well on the stored urine in the bladder
Doctor :   so if you flush them out, then the symptoms do not develp
Doctor :   Always wash your genital area both before and after sexual intercourse to help prevent transferring bacteria to the urethra or vaginal area, which can create a breeding ground for a UTI.
User :   Ok. So the mild pain on the waist... this is also because of the above.
Doctor :   yes
User :   Thanx you doctor. Will follow your advice
User :   Have a good day :)
Doctor :   thanks
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