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can eating too much salt cause a urinary tract infection

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience 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
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: All bladder infections are urinary tract infections, but not all urinary tract infections are bladder infections. You could have a kidney infection ( ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Terminology: A bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
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Drink fluids: To help flush the bladder. Sometimes the symptoms will go away. If they don't improve on a day or two, go see your health care provider.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Are you taking: Antibiotics? I trust that you saw your doctor and have been prescribed proper antibiotics that you are taking. After that you need to drink plenty of ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Urinary : Urinary tract infection (UTI) and bladder infection are the same. Symptoms include burning or stinging with urination, increased urinary frequency, di ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Serlin
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, : Yes, these are two terms for the same thing. Uti(urinary tract infection) is the medical term, while bladder infection is the lay term. Both refer ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
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It is OK to have sex: But it may be uncomfortable for you due to the recent uti.
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Dr. Nicole Jarvis
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not the cause: Salty foods are not the cause of the UTI, but during treatment we encourage increased fluids to help flush out the bladder and decreased caffeine/salt ... Read More

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