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Burning bladder, occasional painful urination, irritation after urination

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 20, 2009
  • 01:18 AM

I am a 23 year old male. One night about a month ago, I felt an irritation of the penis after urinating such that I have go again although no water would come out. The next day I went to a walk-in clinic where I was given Cipro for a week. The drug didn't help shake off the feeling so this time I visited my family doctor. He said Cipro should clear the symptoms so he did a urine culture before prescribing anything. I waited for a week for the result, and during this time I developed a burning/stinging sensation on my bladder region that comes on and off at random times of the day. I sometimes also felt pain during urination but not every time I pee. And the irritation that causes itching of the inside of the penis is often times present after urination as well. The urine test showed E.coli was present, but since every thing else is normal my doctor said it's most likely contamination. He nevertheless gave me one week of Macrobid which should kill the bacteria in my urine according to the sensitivity test. However, the drug didn't help relive the symptoms. Another urine test after the Macrobid therapy showed same results as previous one, and the doctor is convinced that the E.coli in the urine was a result of contamination. A few days after this I found that the burning sensation on my bladder can be felt strongly when I sit but can be relieved temporarily if i stand up or lay on my back until the bladder is filled with urine. I also started having a sore back which comes and goes. Then I went to see the doctor at my college who requested another urine test which showed trace amount of protein which he said shouldn't be a problem since the amount is very small. Also the urine showed no blood. He did check for kidney stones by punching on my flanks and since I felt no pain in response and no blood in urine he's pretty confident that I don't have kidney stone. He then sent my urine for culturing. I checked the results online which showed no growth. I am going to see the doctor four days later, but right now the symptoms are getting in the way of my study and I am not sure if the doctor can come up with any thing useful. Could you provide any insights to what's wrong with me?

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  • I am a 23 year old male. One night about a month ago, I felt an irritation of the penis after urinating such that I have go again although no water would come out. The next day I went to a walk-in clinic where I was given Cipro for a week. The drug didn't help shake off the feeling so this time I visited my family doctor. He said Cipro should clear the symptoms so he did a urine culture before prescribing anything. I waited for a week for the result, and during this time I developed a burning/stinging sensation on my bladder region that comes on and off at random times of the day. I sometimes also felt pain during urination but not every time I pee. And the irritation that causes itching of the inside of the penis is often times present after urination as well. The urine test showed E.coli was present, but since every thing else is normal my doctor said it's most likely contamination. He nevertheless gave me one week of Macrobid which should kill the bacteria in my urine according to the sensitivity test. However, the drug didn't help relive the symptoms. Another urine test after the Macrobid therapy showed same results as previous one, and the doctor is convinced that the E.coli in the urine was a result of contamination. A few days after this I found that the burning sensation on my bladder can be felt strongly when I sit but can be relieved temporarily if i stand up or lay on my back until the bladder is filled with urine. I also started having a sore back which comes and goes. Then I went to see the doctor at my college who requested another urine test which showed trace amount of protein which he said shouldn't be a problem since the amount is very small. Also the urine showed no blood. He did check for kidney stones by punching on my flanks and since I felt no pain in response and no blood in urine he's pretty confident that I don't have kidney stone. He then sent my urine for culturing. I checked the results online which showed no growth. I am going to see the doctor four days later, but right now the symptoms are getting in the way of my study and I am not sure if the doctor can come up with any thing useful. Could you provide any insights to what's wrong with me?I don't have any answers but I'm hoping you will repost with what you found out when you went back to the doc because I'm going through the same thing with my mom now. I'm waiting on a call back from her doc. Her culture also came back fine that she had done after a week on Cipro but still having burning. This is the first time this has happened but this is also the first time she was put on Cipro, so maybe in your case you could get someone to prescribe you something else; everything else she's ever had (she's had this basically all her life) always worked.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 6, 2009
    • 04:56 PM
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  • I don't have any answers but I'm hoping you will repost with what you found out when you went back to the doc because I'm going through the same thing with my mom now. I'm waiting on a call back from her doc. Her culture also came back fine that she had done after a week on Cipro but still having burning. This is the first time this has happened but this is also the first time she was put on Cipro, so maybe in your case you could get someone to prescribe you something else; everything else she's ever had (she's had this basically all her life) always worked.I am the original poster. My doctor basically ran out of ideas. I repeated the urine test twice in one month and the latest came back with a little bit of blood in the urine. I was sent to do transrectal ultrasound of the prostate which also came back fine. My doctor thinks it's an irritation of the urethra that can go away on its own and did not prescribe any thing. I will give it a month to see if things turn out better.
    upseturination 15 Replies
    • November 7, 2009
    • 03:52 AM
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  • Any news? I'm scared to death. The same thing is happening to me, right now.
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  • It is probably something that you are ingesting. My bet is that you probably drink boat loads of soda or coffee? You have created a very acidic environment in you body. Try neutralizing the acid with a natural healthy diet. Start off with a fast and bowel cleansing. Things should begin to improve almost instantly. YOU ARE MAKING YOURSELF SICK. If you are ingesting animal products on a daily basis - stop wondering why you are sick. Don't go off the deep end though... take baby steps and let yourself adapt and adjust to your dietary changes. You will WANT to make the changes when you start to feel the results.Good luck, and get professional help from a knowledgeable quack in your area.jmatusaitis@gmail.com
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  • I'm the OP. After almost a year, my doctor finally referred me to a urologist. He massaged my prostate to get some fluid out, and also collected urine samples before and after the massage. He found my prostate is infected with E.coli.
    upseturination 15 Replies
    • October 10, 2010
    • 11:28 PM
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  • i had a similar problem about a two years ago and it went away after a few days for some reason i am yet to come up with. now i have this burning sensation again but i just found out that, its either a urinary track infection or an sti.i believe mine is a urinary track infection because i havent had sex in three months.well i also just found out from another source that the best way to treat it is to drink a lot of water...like a gallon a day. it will flush out the infection naturally. or you can drink straight cranberry juice without all the sugar or additives. and maybe pop some anti biotics. but drink water first and watch how nature takes care of your body.:)
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 21, 2010
    • 09:58 PM
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  • I'm the OP. After almost a year, my doctor finally referred me to a urologist. He massaged my prostate to get some fluid out, and also collected urine samples before and after the massage. He found my prostate is infected with E.coli.hello guys, the same thing happened to me a few days ago. i was pretty shaken up . but i did some research and came up with the fact that i cld have urinary track infection as a result of too many concentrated liquids going into my system. it could also be an sti or something worse. esp when there is blood involved.if its just a burning sensation when u wee wee, pls drink like a gallon of water to flush out the infection. you will notice an almost instant relief the next time u wee wee. but kindly continue with a lot of water for a few more days. it works like magic.you could also drink straight cranberry juice. without all e sugar additives. good luck.
    prettyforbes 1 Replies
    • October 22, 2010
    • 09:08 AM
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  • hello guys, the same thing happened to me a few days ago. i was pretty shaken up . but i did some research and came up with the fact that i cld have urinary track infection as a result of too many concentrated liquids going into my system. it could also be an sti or something worse. esp when there is blood involved.if its just a burning sensation when u wee wee, pls drink like a gallon of water to flush out the infection. you will notice an almost instant relief the next time u wee wee. but kindly continue with a lot of water for a few more days. it works like magic.you could also drink straight cranberry juice. without all e sugar additives. good luck.Prostatis is caused by bacteria, yeast or a virus entering the prostate. Without proper treatment the inflammation is chronic. You can get it from a girl or just from bacteria or a virus. After 2 years my fiance finally saw the 4th docotor that put him on proscar to stop his prostate and also cipro for a cycle. Cipro and or cycles of Macrobid did nothing for 2 years. Find a Urologist that knows their stuff. If you aren't happy keep going to doctor's until they figure it out.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 5, 2011
    • 08:30 AM
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