Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

148 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What can cause strong urine odor and itching in the anal area?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Ramesh Kumar

Gastroenterologist

Practicing since :1986

Answered : 2079 Questions

default
Posted on Thu, 6 Sep 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: I have been experiencing really strong urine odour and anal itchiness for a few months now. I occasionally have light bleeding around my anus but this may be from the irritation. I haven’t noticed any strange discharge, rashes or other symptoms. Can you give me an idea of what this might be?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
UTI with fungal infection.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Thanks for query.

Bacteria that causes a urinary tract infection (UTI) can also produce a foul smell. Young females (who share a common toilet) are usually infected by a bacterium called E.coli.

This bacteria causes infection in the urinary tract which may cause increase production of nitrogen compounds giving very strong odor to urine.

Suggestion:
-Please go for a test called urine routine and microscopy.
-Take a course of antibiotic like Norfloxacin.
-An ultra sound of kidney and urinary bladder should be done.
-Take plenty of water around 3-4 liters per day.

Itching around anus can be due to fungal infection.If the area is not dried properly fungus infects it.

I would suggest you to go for physical examination by a doctor and to use anti fungal cream locally over the area.

Hope I was helpful.

Take care.

Dr. Ramesh Kumar, Gastroenterologist
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on