Urinary Tract Infection - Symptoms

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Dr. Nithin Jayan
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan, MBBS, DNB
Last Updated on Mar 24, 2018
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What are the Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?

The most commonly occurring symptoms are -

  • A strong persistent urge to urinate
  • Frequent urination
  • Painful, burning feeling in the urethra during urination.
  • Often, women feel an uncomfortable pressure above the pubic bone, and some men experience fullness in the rectum
  • The urine itself maybe foul smelling, cloudy or reddish if blood is present

More specific symptoms include -

  • Acute pyelonephritis- flank pain, high fever, severe chills, night sweating and nausea or vomiting.
  • Cystitis- pressure in the lower abdomen and strong-smelling urine
  • Urethritis- pus in the urine. In men, urethritis may cause penile discharge.

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I am 79plus of age and I am a male.We went on ilgrimage to Shirdhi a month and half ago.On our return after a few days there was inconvenience in passing urine andlater blood was seen in the urine. I took urine culture report to a doctor who prescribed antibiotics for five days.There was relief. I took lot of water also.After a month again there was pus and the urine is little reddish but no foul smell.There is no appitite an I do not feel eating anything now.Please adivise me as to I shoul do? withregards

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I am 31 and have had 5-6 UTI's in the past 6 months. The first, second and third times they did a urine test and it showed UTI. Never had one before, am very clean and am not sexually active. Now I have seen a urologist and am waiting 3-4 weeks to get tests done. I have abdominal pain especially in lower left side, back pain, discomfort when peeing but not burning, and blood in urine. Can you tell me what it may be. I think I may have ovarian cysts or something. Any help would be appreciated.

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it is UTI and what you can do is to take in adequate diet with a lot of fluids and vitamin C. do not keep urine, void when needed.

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If you are experiencing any of the symptoms associated with Urinary Tract Infection, it is highly advised that you contact your specialized health care professional, as this condition needs to be treated immediately, before the infection can spread to other parts of the urinary tract.
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In the case of Urinary Tract Infection, the treatment of choice is antibiotics.

We should not ignore Urinary Tractinfection if it increases if affects kidney. we should drink lot of water during the day and should have check on our urinary pattern everyday. few years back when I got minor infection I consulted Dr. Manu Sobti in Hindusabha hospital Ghatkopar. He is realy fantastic doctor he thoroughly checked me even it was minor infection and I got relief permanently since then I advise all my friends to take care of urine infection I advise them to take treatment from Dr. sobti.

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