Urinary tract infection

What is Urinary tract infection?

It is an infection of any part of urinary system ie kidney, ureter, bladder. Symptoms are pain abdomen, burning sensation while passing urine or at the end of urination. It is treated with culture based antibiotics.

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I think I have a urinary tract infection as I have had pain in my urethra and frequent painful urination for several days. I have noticed some small traces of blood in my urine and I have cramps, bloating, nausea, and constipation. I am trying to see a doctor, but I my registration at my local doctor's is still being processed so I can't get an appointment at the moment, but I can't take this pain any longer!!! :( Any advice?

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hi apple,
welcome to hcm
thanks for the query
if you have severe pain then you can take some antispasmodics like meftal spas. along with some antiemetics
in addition some antibiotics needed like ciprofloxacin
so best to go for usg abdomen and plain x ray
then your doctor will give you proper...

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hello i am 30 years old lady,i have no child till date actually i have not planned,i am so week,my blood pressure is 90/55 mm,i am suffering from UTI infection last 8 months,i just want to know in future when i have conceive can i face some problems during my pregnency?

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Hello, yes mam with the passage of age fertility potential decreased and repeated urine infection can also cause pelvic infection too.
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i dont no whot is going on iv got sever pains in my left kidney ad about 500 uti infections over 18 months now put on folic acid tablets my blood is all over the place im also taking statins for colestrial but im so confussed do i have a kidney pronlem as nobody is telling me anything thanks

doctor1 MD

Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You may have some infection in kidney or urinary tract. You should go for urine routine and microscopic examination as well as culture and sensitivity test. Ultrasound abdomen is also required. You should also test for...

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i went doctors for a urine infection and they tested they said a bit of blood was there which te eye cudnt see, i was due on my period the 19th of this month and the past 2 days i have bled extremely lighly as it just looked like a dark bit on the tissue . i showred today didnt see no blood and checked when i went toilet no blood today what does that mean am i okay?

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hi,
You have not mentioned your age. I assume that you are of young age. In young sexually active females urinary infection is common which is the most common cause of blood in urine. If urine is also showing pus cells it needs to be cultured and should be treated by appropriate antibiotics. Also...

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Hi, I have been experiencing an urge to urinate often and a mild tingling feeling before and when I do urinate, I am passing a normal amount of urine, this has been occurring for the past two days but, over the past few weeks my urine has had a strong odour, could this be a urinary tract infection?

doctor1 MD

Hi. yes, this certainly can be due to urine infection. You should get urine routine ex. and if required urine culture also. take plenty of fluids .For cotrol of this urge sensation take tablet tolterodine 2 mg at night along with treatment of UTI, after consulting your dr. thanks.

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i have been suffering from urinary tract infection from the past two weeks.my doc had prescribed some cream based tubes for application but they did not help.i have an increased need to urinate and also have a strange burning sensation all the time,could you advice some antibiotic tablet for easy cure,im in a lot of distress.

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Thanks for consulting at my virtual clinic. I have carefully worked through your case, and can well realize your health worries. Being your physician, I want to assure, I will take care all of your medical concerns.


Stop using creams. Its not needed at all.

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Before 1 week I passed urine with blood n lots of burning then I saw a dr n after urine analyse I got to know it was uti infection.he gave me 7 days antibiotic course.but I don t know wat is happening to me my body heated up all the time i checked temperature many times but it was just 98.5 or 99.i always feel lightheaded,tired,nauseous n hungry all the time.some times I feel pulse rate getting high.

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my mom is 70 years old & for 2 days she facing problem of loose motions , & she is diabetic, has been admitted to hospital for 8 days before this problem for urinary infection ( this was due to high diabetis), & main thing is that is facing this stumak problem for at least twenty years , what diet should we give her, what will be reason for the same.

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HI
Well come to HCM
Thank for asking
your query being appreciated, diabetic with digestive disorders (You have not mentioned what problem of stomach she has ) the best diet is zero calorie, vegetable diet is the bets choice, it has to be balance diet with low calorie or zero calorie depend upon...

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my semen comes out sometimes with little lumps, is more watery than usual, and less than it used to be. i recently had some anti bacterials for urinary tract infection that my doctor prescribed. there was pain which stopped after the madicine, but the semen is still watery and low.

doctor1 MD

Hello
Consistency and volume of seven depends upon number of factors like
How frequently you ejaculate?
Nutritional status
secretions of prostate and seminal vesicles
Hygiene
If you can provide me more information about you, I will be able to help you better like
Your age and medical history
Are...

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Recent questions on  Urinary tract infection

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D.S.Raju - from Nigeria I have previous history of kidney stones in both kidney and treated with cystone . max stone size 5.5mm and i was affected thrice in last 15 years. now i am following symptoms and currently in warri, nigeira where there are no great facilities. Now i am feeling symptoms of renal failure.I was last diagnosed kidney stones in aug2009 and i consumed medicines cystone for two months and discontinued. later i have done any sonography. I was also treated with medicines for Urinary tract infection & propstate gland infection in past. My presetn symptoms increased frequency of urination - mostly in nights 2-3 times some times burning in urin & bowels not vomit so far slight pain in left kidney and more the feeling of freezeness & burning sensation near left kidney area gas formation in stomach and tight bladder in the morning slight diziness and weakness fluctuating energy levels feeling comfort with low diet metallic taste feeling in mouth sometimes urin color varies mostly normal white when consuming more water otherwise pale yellow no cramps feeling Pl.suggest On monday iam planning for blood test & sonography

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I am seeing bright red blood on the toilet paper after I urinate. This happened twice last night and is now happening again. Could this be a kidney or bladder infection? I have no pain or burning when I urinate, but my lower back is very sore on both sides. I am rather worried about the blood....

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Hi I had the start of a urinary tract infection a few days ago and managed to get rid of it with the use of ural and some herbal medicine. But now I have an aching back, and my bottom and vagina muscles are aching too. Is it possible that the infection is still there?

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i just came from the doctor and i have been experiencing severe pains on the right side of my ribs.. its hurts to the touch and when i inhale..the doctor said it might be my gall bladder since i have a urinary tract infection or it might be pneumonia..so she gave me some antibiotics and some pain killers and said it should clear everything up because it will take care of both if its either one of those that is causing my pain..my question is is it normal to experience such severe pains on my right side when having a urinary tract infection or should i go to the hospital..is my gall bladder bursting? about how long would it take to get better while on antibiotics

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I'm having slight bleeding when I urinate and also light vaginal bleeding . I am also having slight abdominal pain . I had cervical cancer and had to have a complete hysterectomy 36 years ago in which they removed my uterus, 1 ovary and cervix. ....

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I had sex last night. Can feel a urinary tract infection coming on. I have alprim antibiotics , if I take them today will This affect my pill

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I’m a male 76 years of age and have had some pain in the pubic area when I urinate - I have had to yhrinate very frequently as well for the past three days -this morning I urinated blood (first time ever) - since my first episode of urinating...

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