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Burning and itching sensation while urination - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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User :   hi, doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am suffering when I pass urine, I feel burn and itching
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but I tried cystitis drink from pharmacy, it is not working that well
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   may I know what can I do?
User :   since last Wednesday
Doctor :   I suggest that you take plenty of oral fluids.
Doctor :   Take a lot of lemonade, cranberry juice
Doctor :   Avoid coffee, tea, alcohol and spicy foods.
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Maintain good personal hygiene.
User :   any medicine?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Apply warm pads over your lower abdomen as that is knwn to reduce the irritation.
User :   I had plenty of cranberry juice, but today I still feel bad
Doctor :   Meanwhile get a Complete Urine Examination done.
Doctor :   If there is an infection you may need a course of antibiotics.
Doctor :   At least 3-5 L of water has to be taken per day.
User :   ok
User :   thanks doctor
User :   may I know oral sex can cause this?
Doctor :   This may be either due to an infection or plain dehydration.
Doctor :   It could especially if your partner is carrying any infection in his mouth.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try to avoid sex or have protected sex till the symptoms subside.
User :   or maybe he did not brush his teeth before doing that?
Doctor :   Plain brushing of the teeth wont make any difference.
Doctor :   He needs to have an infection like herpes to transmit it orally.

Doctor :   Fluids generally will correct the problem in most cases
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