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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Pajaro
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Yes but rare: ANA is 95%.
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Dr. Jesse Chuang
17 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: ANA is just a marker that we look for to screen for lupus. It is not perfect. Just because it is negative does not mean you do not have lupus. Also ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krupa Rajur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Uti,sepsis: If uti leads to blood stream infection called sepsis it can lead to confusion especially in elderly. Some times infections like utis can lead to high ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
19 years experience Pain Management
Sciatica links: Probably not, but there was a recent study liking long term chronic back pain with chronic infection. The patients were treated with antibiotics and t ... Read More
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Sciatica: In routine sciatica it would be very unlikely there is a relationship, the exception being a person with a myelomeningocele, a birth anomaly.
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Generally No: However if the UTI made it to the kidneys, you could have pyelonephritis which can cause back pain.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
UTI may be the cause: Urinary tract infections, especially chronic infections of the kidney may cause kidney failure and increase in serum creatinine levels.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
32 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: No, unless your septic ie. Fever and overwhelming infection, in which case a blood clot needs to be ruled out.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not associated : The vagifem and pessary are a non issue with your fibroid. As long as you are not symptomatic you can watch the fibrous otherwise uterine artery embol ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
29 years experience Family Medicine
A Leaky Link: Interstitial cystitis (ic) is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lining of the bladder wall. No one knows exactly what causes it but it can cert ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not really: Pain due to sciatica may mimic pain due to kidney stone/ colic. Otherwise there is no real relationship.
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Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Good questions: Children between 1 and 3 years of age are very prone to seizures. Often this occurs with a febrile illness. Certain viruses and GI infections are fa ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Bubble baths/scented shampoos/ dirty bath water all have been linked to uti's in females from toddlers to adults. These agents can trigger irritation ... Read More
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