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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cysti ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Urinary tract infection is a general term including upper tract infection (pyelonephritis-infection of kidney) and lower tract infection (cystitis-bla ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Terminology: A bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Denman
23 years experience in Gynecology
Sometimes: If the bladder prolapse is making it difficult to empty your bladder then that can lead to urinary tract infections. A visit to your doctor to check ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
See below: Classic symptoms are burning/pain upon urination, with less common being fever, increased frequency, and increased urgency. Cure is with antibiotics. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Masturbation: No! this does not cause uti.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Many: Bacteria multiplying in bladder. Not urinating after sex, allowing bacteria which reached bladder ; multiply. Using bubble-bath and tub baths rather t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
UTI: good discussion at wikipedia
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacteria: Utis are caused by bacterial migration into the urethra/bladder. Hygeine (not wiping front to back, etc) may be an issue. Urinating before and after ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience in Urology
Causes of UTI: Most common is bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience in Family Medicine
UTI: You should never have a UTI "for life." if you feel you have a urinary tract infection you need to see your doctor to get treatment. Untreated uti's ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection (sti). In men it usually infects the tube that drains the bladder called the urethra. In women it ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Two common causes: Frequent utis in adults especially in women are often related to sexual activities and personal susceptibility.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inderjit Deol
40 years experience in Pathology
UTI: I don't think hyperthyroid cause UTI.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Browne
34 years experience in General Surgery
UTI caused by Foley: Foley catheters are commonly used to drain the bladder when patients are unable to void on their own. If the catheters are put in improperly or left i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience in General Practice
Yes: It can be a cause of a uti.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience in General Practice
Not really: Interstitial cystitis does not cause a bladder infection but it can make you more likely to get one.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Many: Being female having diabetes pregnancy kidney stones above are risk factors.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Risk factors: These include indwelling catheters in the urinary tract, instrumentation, anything that could stagnate urine flow (like stones or obstruction), or abn ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Urgency can certainly be associated with a urinary tract infection, especially if these symptoms occurred suddenly. Call your doctor to set up a urin ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Must recognize: Urination is not normal. Burning, urgency, bladder discomfort, frequency. If in the kidney, thirst, flank pain. Fever is common. Never trivial, but to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Bacteria can grow efficiently inside the bladder if the bladder is not completely emptied on a regular basis.

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