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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Many: Bacteria reach bladder via urethra during & not urimating after sex, bacteria can then multiply in bladder. Toilet hygiene: by not wiping front to bac ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
41 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Antibiotic Resistanc: Repeat bladder infections depends on the age and sex of the person who has the infection. If it is a repeat infection it could be due to not having ta ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
Several factors-: Keeping infections out, our urinary system is designed to push urine completely out. Infections occur when microbes aren't flushed out, allowing it to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bladder infections ?: Sexually active women are vulnerable to bladder infections b/c of the proximetry of the urethra to the vagina, which harbors bacteria which can invade ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
UTI: Urine formed by the kidneys is usually sterile. Bladder infections are caused by bacteria that travel from the vaginal area into the bladder. Incorrec ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
24 years experience in Urology
yes: Nitrofurantoin also does not affect vaginal flora and will not increase the chance of a yeast infection. A urine culture can tell whether the bacteri ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Frequent UTI's: People with recurrent uti's need to be evaluated by a urologist (U) to see if they have an obstruction of their urinary outflow tract. A renal ultraso ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Yu
25 years experience in Urology
Gotta go...: The most common signs of bladder infection are frequency, urgency, dysuria, cloudy or foul smelling urine, and hematuria, or blood in the urine.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Dicloxacillin is not a choice for treating uncomplicated bladder infection, but specifically for penicillin-resistant Staphylococcus. Instated, SMZ/TM ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Male UTI: Uti's in males are uncommon; may be due to structural deformities (usually picked up at early age). In older men, may be due to partial outlet obstruc ... Read More

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