Urinary Tract Infection (Male)
- Dysuria & Urinary urgency
- Urinary frequency
- Urinary dribbling & Leaking urine
- Constant urge to urinate
- Releasing less amount of urine
- Bloody- cloudy or bad-smelling urine
- Abdominal or lower back pain
- Burning pain during urination
- Fluid seeping from the penis
- Waking from sleep to urinate
Urinary Tract Infection (Male) - Overview
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a condition that arises when there is an infection in urinary tract due to bacteria. It is rare in adult males younger than 50 years but increases in incidence thereafter. The infection usually starts in the urethra and then travels to the bladder and other parts of the urinary tract.
Causes of UTI (Male)
Causes of adult male UTIs include prostatitis, epididymitis, orchitis, pyelonephritis, cystitis, urethritis and urinary catheters. Other causes are increased intake of salty, sour, bitter, oily, spicy, fried foods and tea, coffee and alcohol aggravate heat in the body. Working in the sun or hot weather, excessive physical exertion, medical conditions like diabetes, HIV, bowel incontinence, kidney stones, reduced intake of fluids, Sexual intercourses, unhygienic conditions and spinal cord injury are also associated with UTI.