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Enlarged prostrate and UTI - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i had urinary tract infection some few months ago
User :   and was treated with Niftran 100 mg
Doctor :   ok
User :   but still i feel that there is some more problem
User :   when i pass urine i have some irritation
User :   and after passing urine and when i flush
Doctor :   how long this problem has been there ?
User :   then there is a foamy layer i
User :   for almost 4 months
User :   sometimes the pungent smell continues
Doctor :   that's quite some time. Have you seen a doctor in between who recommended you Niftran ?
User :   NO i have not seen that doctor. but i have been treated by my family doctor who is in chennai and has advised me with the same medication whenever i get temperatrue
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   before I could assist you , can I know your age and any existing health condition ?
User :   Since i had been diagonised with Gall bladder wall thickening, i was advised against any surgery and then this problem had cropped up
Doctor :   UTIs in men are often a result of an obstruction├ó??for example, a urinary stone or enlarged prostate├ó??or from a medical procedure involving a catheter
Doctor :   do you have diabetes or family history of diabetes ?
Doctor :   whats your age ?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   my age is 48 and my health condition is quite normal now
Doctor :   Have you seen a surgeon? Have you ever got an ultrasound abdomen/ pelvis done
User :   helo doctor?
Doctor :   The most common cause of UTI in men over 40 years is an enlarged prostate/ renal /bladder stone
Doctor :   You need to get an examination done by a surgeon /urologist for this and get an ultrasound done to rule out this condition
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.

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