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Burning when urinating

Discussion in 'General Symptoms' started by outdamnspot, Nov 8, 2017.

  1. outdamnspot

    outdamnspot Senior Member

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    For the past four weeks, I've had burning at the entrance to my penis .. initially, it was when I urinated, but now it's low-level and constant (flaring up at times). I was describing my symptoms to a friend and also mentioned that I've had a kind of weird throbbing in my back (which I always thought was my adrenals), but she said it could all be a kidney infection. My eyes burn, and I've noticed a general deterioration in my energy levels (which were bad anyway).

    I made a doctor's appointment, but am scared. I can barely tolerate supplements, so even if I have an infection, what could I do? I'm nervous about antibiotics, and doctors don't really believe how fragile I am (I was given three new antidepressants last week to take simultaneously and just threw the sample boxes away).

    Then again, maybe if an infection is making me even worse, treating it could help? Are there any abx that are 'safer' for (severe) ME patients?

    There is one herbal antibiotic (Haritaki) that I can take without issue, so maybe that's an option too.
     
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  2. genni

    genni

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    Do you have D Ribose? I think it's as effective on UTI's as antibiotics. Something about the bacteria attracted to this 'sugar" releasing it from UT and thereby flushed down the loo.
     
  3. notmyself

    notmyself Senior Member

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    it sounds like urinary tract/ kidney infection and you absolutelly need to take care of that somehow..An active untreated infection will only make things worse,in some cases it can lead to dialisis and life threteaning situation ,so go and take care of it..
     
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  4. PatJ

    PatJ far and free I gaze

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    This isn't medical advice, just some comments from others who have apparently found D Mannose to be very useful for UTIs.

     
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  5. outdamnspot

    outdamnspot Senior Member

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    I do have some D-Ribose, actually. I was nervous to try it because of my supplement sensitivity, but will give it a shot tomorrow.
     
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    @outdamnspot Take one teaspoon of ghee twice with food or on empty stomach. You can get ghee from any Indian store near your place. Do this regularly. The burning sensation will vanish. If the burning sensation is still not going away consult your doctor for UTI antibiotics and after the course of antibiotics start on ghee daily as I said. Burning sensation will go away.
     
  7. hinterland

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    No, you mean D-Mannose, not D-Ribose. That Mercola link was just the top one to come up in a google search, I hope it’s helpful. The D-Ribose won’t help a urinary tract infection, and might make dysbiosis is or yeast overgrowth worse if used excessively.
     
  8. hinterland

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    Sounds like you have a urinary tract infection my friend, possibly kidney also, or prostate.

    One thing I will say clearly is to be very wary of taking Fluoroquinolone antibiotics, like Ciprofloxacin, for example. I had a severe adverse reaction to them, and still experience side effects today, 10 years later.

    You may want to consider alternatives like oregano oil.
     

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