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difference between urinary tract infection and sexually transmitted infection

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes, yes: Can very well be. There is an entity called honey moon cystitis which mainly is a UTI due to frequent sexual relations. Of course sexual hygiene canno ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Yes.: This can happen as bacteria can be transmitted and ascend the urethra into your bladder. Untreated, it could progress to pyelonephritis and damage yo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: There are many potential causes of pain in the genital area. Best to see your doctor for evaluation.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
UTI versus STD: A good medical provider that you trust should be safe to discuss all of your concerns and your recent history...Including your sexual history. But, ... Read More
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A 46-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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your HCP: It is critical to avoid waiting to treat a urinary tract infection (also commonly known as a bladder infection). Waiting to treat a bladder infection ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : By having a pelvic exam by your family doctor. He would diagnose it. Sometimes it is hard to tell by symptoms.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
23 years experience 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: YES- both partners should be checked, especially if sexual intercourse was unprotected.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
It is possible: If the nerve impingement from the herniated disc involves nerves that supply the urinary bladder, then a patient may have incomplete bladder emptying ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Yes: It can be a cause of a uti.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
See below: A bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection (the "urinary tract" encompasses the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra). Uti due to yea ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 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.
A 56-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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience 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. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
The infection part: Interstitial cystitis (ic) is by definition a non infectious inflammation of the bladder. Urinary tract infections (utis) are most often caused by bac ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your HCP: The symptoms can frequently be similar for both, but, typically, BV is associated with a foul fishy ordor, a watery discharge that comes and goes, and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: See your doctor for the specific diagnosis of your infection, then have your consort tested and treated.
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A 46-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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Suh
Dr. Erik Suh answered
23 years experience Family Medicine
Uti: Urinary tract infection is an infection and should cause some sort of discomfort. Incontinence is where you can't hold your urine in. For your ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
STD vs Yeast: An std is a disease transmitted sexually that is from an organism that normally does not colonize the genitourinary tract but has been introduced thro ... Read More

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