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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i have intermitant pain below belly button , top of penis, feels like i need to pee when i just did, i have taken 5 or 6 small poops and keep thinking it is just bad gas from something I ate, or bad beer. I'm 42 male 6foot one 220 lbs so I'm overweight in the belly ant meds i can get or should i drink water all day to clean out my system?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   hi there
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   do u have any burning sensation while urinating ?
Doctor :   can u mention your age ?
User :   no burning
User :   42 yrs old
Doctor :   and how long have you had these symptoms ?
User :   24 hrs now
Doctor :   it appears that the pain you have could be due to cystitis
Doctor :   inflammation of the urinary bladder
Doctor :   do u have any fever ?
Doctor :   any history of constipation , diarrhea , etc ?
User :   i got home yesterday and slep 2 hrs and had 2 Tylynol, no real fever , a few swets thoughs
Doctor :   have you consumed alcohol or beer in the last 24 hrs ?
Doctor :   did you urinate enough urine ?
User :   nothing but a had 3 beers the nite before cam home and ate spagetti bolognase, i go very regular and eat very healthy
Doctor :   ok, it appears that you do have cystitis resulting due to a urine infection
Doctor :   you need to get a urinalysis and a urine culture
User :   no history of constipation etc.
Doctor :   the symptoms should subside soon, within 24-48 hrs
User :   is this serious or a one off?
Doctor :   if there is severe fever, and the symptoms worsen, you might need a course of antibiotics for 3-4 days
Doctor :   it is not serious enough to warrant a ER visit , BUT you need to watch out for increase in severity
User :   so i must see my md for the samples then?
Doctor :   yes if the symptoms do not subside soon, it is beter to get evaluated
Doctor :   this may need a physical by your doctor
User :   how would i have got a urine infection?
Doctor :   cystitis can spread via blood
User :   ???
Doctor :   infection from the intestines or any other foci, can enter the blood stream and then cause infection in other body parts including the bladder
Doctor :   the sweats which you had , were probably due to bacteremia after the infection
User :   i change 2 kids nappies but always wash hands, could this be it?
Doctor :   yes
User :   nice one ......
Doctor :   the nappies contain bacteria from the feces
Doctor :   that could be the source of infection
User :   ok then I will ride this out today and see how we go... thanks for your time
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   you can take some advil or motrin for the inflamamtion and symptoms to subside
Doctor :   they will help the symptoms
Doctor :   i hope this helps
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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