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What causes burning sensation during urination? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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User:I have a burning sensation when I urinate and I have noticed that my sperm is yellowish in color. Is this a UTI?
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Since when do you have this problem?
Doctor:Are you running fever?
User:About one month
User:No fever that I can tell
Doctor:The burning sensation as well as the colour change seem to be due to an infection.
Doctor:It would be hard to guess where the source is.
Doctor:It may be from the urinary tract or the prostate.
Doctor:I would order a urine routine, culture as well as semen analysis after prostate massage to isolate the infection.
Doctor:If you have any of these reports with you, can you be able to share with me now?
User:Is there chnace of Prostate Cancer?I have no reports at this time
Doctor:No, I do not suspect a prostate cancer.
Doctor:However I do not want you to ignore this symptoms.
Doctor:Infection from the urinary tract are easier to treat;
Doctor:however prostate infection can be resistant to usual treatment unless treated earlier.
Doctor:Therefore I recommend you visit your primary healthcare provider and get the tests done at the earliest.
Doctor:Hope this is clear.
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:OK I will get it check out.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Wish you good health.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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