question-icon

What causes low grade fever and urinary urgency?

default
Posted on Sat, 7 May 2016
Question: I've had symptoms for about 48 hours, low grade fever, aches, urgency, etc.

RBC Urine 4-5
WBC Urine >=50
Positive Leukocytes
doctor
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
You have acute UTI may be secondary to Enlarged Prostate .

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query ,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have UTI mostly secondary to Enlarged Prostate which is very common at this age .
Consult qualified Urologist for clinical examination and get following basic tests done to confirm the diagnosis.
1) Urine routine and culture.
2) Ultrasound scanning of abdomen and pelvis
3) Serum PSA.

In the mean while take broad spectrum antibiotics like Cefixime along with urinary antiseptic like Nitrofurantoin twice daily and urine alkalizer thrice daily .Later on switch on to appropriate antibiotics as per culture report.

Further treatment will depend upon result of these tests and final diagnosis.

Get the prescription of medicines from your family Physician.

Ensure to drink more water .To keep your urine dilute This will help to control dysuria.

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions ,I shall be happy to help you
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. P. T. Patil

Urologist

Practicing since :1971

Answered : 10386 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
What causes low grade fever and urinary urgency?

Brief Answer: You have acute UTI may be secondary to Enlarged Prostate . Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for your query ,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have UTI mostly secondary to Enlarged Prostate which is very common at this age . Consult qualified Urologist for clinical examination and get following basic tests done to confirm the diagnosis. 1) Urine routine and culture. 2) Ultrasound scanning of abdomen and pelvis 3) Serum PSA. In the mean while take broad spectrum antibiotics like Cefixime along with urinary antiseptic like Nitrofurantoin twice daily and urine alkalizer thrice daily .Later on switch on to appropriate antibiotics as per culture report. Further treatment will depend upon result of these tests and final diagnosis. Get the prescription of medicines from your family Physician. Ensure to drink more water .To keep your urine dilute This will help to control dysuria. Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions ,I shall be happy to help you Thanks and Regards. Dr.Patil