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Frequent urge for urination, burning and stinging while urination. Not responding to Cipro. Is this due to infection?

I Have had a burning and frequent urge to urinate, just recently have had trouble starting urine stream and now the burn is more like a sting and also has made my penis numb I don t know weather it s from the pain or if it just getting worst, I went to urologist about a week ago and he prescribed cipro but I don t feel anything getting better, they think it s a urethra infection but they don t know for sure, I am very worried being that they don t know what s causing these symptoms is there any test that can help me find out what s going on or at least know what it is that I have if it s an infection or virus???
Asked On : Sat, 22 Sep 2012
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Dear Abam,

You probably have an urethritis, bladder infection or prostatis. These conditions are treated with antibiotics. However, if you are not responding to first line treatment with ciprofloxacine, you should take an urine sample for urine culture, to know which is the bacteria responsible for the infection and what's the spectrum of sensitivity to antibiotics. Drink plenty of water daily and visit your family doctor or urologist to perform the urinalysis and to report the fact you aren't better with this treatment. Hope this was useful. If you have no further questions, please accept this answer.


Rute Alvarez
Answered: Wed, 26 Sep 2012
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