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Had a C-section. Burning sensation while urination. Is it UTI? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Good Evening Doctor
Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My wife had delivered a baby boy on 26th March
User:by cesarian
User:and there is a burning sensation while passing out the urine
User:and she continuouly feel that she had to go to pass the urine
User:and she is suffering from this problem since last night
User:please advise
Doctor:I understand your concern.
Doctor:Let me explain.
Doctor:The usual reason for an increased frequency with a burning sensation of urine is Urinary Tract Infection.
Doctor:Probably she might be having an infection in the urine.
Doctor:Initially she has to increase water intake.
Doctor:She has to drink at least 3-4 litres of water per day.
Doctor:That will help in flushing out 90% of the infection.
User:she takes almost the same amount of water everyday
Doctor:In case it is not subsiding within 2 days, then she will require antibiotic support for that.
Doctor:As you say that, she is taking that amount of water, then it would be better to start an antibiotic.
User:will you recommend a one
Doctor:She should also have fruits such as water melon regularly.
Doctor:I am sorry to say that I will not be able to prescribe as, it is unethical to prescribe medicines without examining a patient directly.
User:I understand
Doctor:But, let me assure you.
Doctor:You need not worry much. Let her continue drinking water.
Doctor:Also start taking water melon, tender coconut water etc.
User:ok I got it
User:should i get some medical test to confirm the infection
Doctor:And please do consult your family physician for a prescription.
Doctor:Yes, you can do a urine routine test to confirm the infection.
Doctor:Hope I have been of some help in this issue.
User:yes you are
User:It was of great help
Doctor:Is there anything else I can assist you with?
User:just wanted to check one more thing
User:for urine routine test
Doctor:Sure, please proceed.
User:will this happen emply stomach
User:or she can have tea/coffee
Doctor:No. It can be done anytime.
User:ok thanks
User:I got it
User:This addresses all my concerns
User:Thanks a ton doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:have a Nice evening!!
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Doctor:Bye for now.
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