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do urinary tract infections go away on their own

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't let is: fester or develop into complications. Get UTI treated.
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: A UTI can run its course and resolve or it may ascend the urinary tract, involve the kidney, spread to the blood and result in sepsis and death. In t ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
12 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many: Being female having diabetes pregnancy kidney stones above are risk factors.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Causes of UTI: Most common is bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacteria: Utis are caused by bacterial migration into the urethra/bladder. Hygeine (not wiping front to back, etc) may be an issue. Urinating before and after ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Enteric organisms: Enteric bacteria, usually e coli, cause urinary infections. Prediposing factors may be improper hygiene, urinary tract abnormalities and trauma, even ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Very common: Second mos common infection in children. Very common in adults, more frequent in women rather than men.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
UTI in men: Men can get urinary tract infections if bacteria gets into the urethra from trauma, masturbation, sexual intercourse, etc. Rarely, men who have undia ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
UTI: short distance from anus , vagina and feces to uretheral orifice. I would go to wikipedia for more details and discuss with you Dr. As your reasons ma ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Symptoms and urine: Examination. Symptoms include burning on urination, fever, frequency of urination, smelly urine etc, urine has white cells and protein and on culture ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Infections: Until they are treated.

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