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can uti cause sores in genital area treatment

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
15 years experience Infectious Disease
...: In the us, amongst sexually active people the most common causes of genital ulcers are herpes and syphilis. Less common causes are chancroid and donov ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: See your doctor. It could be a yeast infection.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes: This sounds more like a yest infection than a uti. Try topical antifungal cream that you can buy over the counter first. If not better in a few days ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A UTI will generally not cause any discoloration of the genital area. You may have something else (like yeast) that can coexist with a uti.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Di Saia
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: But herpes is the most common to do so.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: This would depend on the skin coming into contact with the urine. A barrier such as a&d ointment can correct that. If the two things happened at the ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Herpes can occur anywhere in the groin.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cruickshank
50 years experience Urology
Yes: urinalysis & culture. Diflucan (fluconazole) might be used
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orestes Pablos
60 years experience General Surgery
Many: Fungus, vaginosis like gardenella, chlamydia, gonorrhea, any irritant that produce pruritus, in general, any inflammation or infection of the vagina. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Painful Std: There are a number of std that can be painful: herpes, syphillis, gonorrhea, chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, donovanosis as well as others. See ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, : Yes, it is possible. Cold sores or fever blisters are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (hsv-1) and are extremely common. Most people become infe ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: Canker sores and yeast infections have different causes and treatments. Yeast is a fungal infection while canker sores are not an infection. The cau ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exam needed: New sores in the vaginal area are almost certainly related to infection or trauma. The common infections that can lead to sores or breakdown of the s ... Read More
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Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Smegma not bumps: M genitalis is what is found in the cheesy, curdly secretion found between the foreskin and glans penis. It does not cause bumps- if you are referring ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Genital or oral sex: Genital herpes due to HSV1 is not commonly spread at all, a lot less than HSV2. Outbreaks and asymptomatic viral shedding are infrequent. But transmis ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: Sometimes any infection or irritation in the vulva and vagina areas can cause a pain sensation. A primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor should evalu ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will ru ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience Urology
Herpes Transmission: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) has two types: type i generally infects the mouth and produces "fever blisters". Type ii more commonly is genital. Howeve ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes: Yes. If you are concerned see your doctor... And use protection!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not really: These infections can cause urinary symptoms (burning, pain) but not typically associated with infection per se.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Old thought was that hsv 1 was oral, hsv 2 was genital. Later data shows that either can affect either location.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Itching: Usually means a fungal infection.
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