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Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Infestions: A CBC and differentiial, HIV test, igg, and IgA immunoglobulin to start.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
More info: What type of infections are they? All of the same area/ type or differing? Do you having any conditions or take any medications that might lower body ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: But first get him seen asap by his doctor to treat the acute inflammation of the glans, later decide on the circumcision to avoid recurrence, good luc ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
What kind of infec?: This depends on what sort of infections she is having. If frequent colds etc, probably no worries about her immune system or other underlying health p ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Bladder Infection: Nope. But, if you are diabetic any infection will increase your blood sugars and make your urine more likely to have sugar in it leading to increased ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Different causes: Antibiotics may increase your risk for yeast infections. Bv and bladder infections are typically bacterial and treated with antibiotics. Have you bee ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience Urology
Frequent urination: Due to the broad nature of your inquiry, it would be difficult to answer your question. Suggest that you see your family doctor or a urologist for eva ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Two common causes: Frequent utis in adults especially in women are often related to sexual activities and personal susceptibility.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Diarrhea and urine: Sometimes with diarrhea you can get a urinary tract infection which can cause frequent urination. If you have diarrhea from diabetes then the diabe ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Infections: Frequent infections can possibly indicate an immunodeficiency. I suggest you see your primary care doctor for bloodwork to rule this out.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Bacteria : Cause uti's. In women much more common. Drink plenty if water. And don't hold your urine. Unfortunately treatment is antibiotics. Which in turn ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can contribute: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Freq sinus infection: The most common contributor to sinus infections is nasal mucosa inflammation from viral URI (cold) and untreated or uncontrolled environmental allergi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Nwankwo
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Varies.: For females, it ismore common compared to male, due to the proximity of the bladder opening( urethra)to the anal opening.So wiping backwards is one w ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Often: Commonly in sexually active women of your age.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Christakis
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Most utis are bacterial infections and require treatment with antibiotics. A urine culture should be done prior to treatment in most cases.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stay Healthy!: Depends on the cause. Keep your mouth clean. Brush! dentures? Keep them clean. Dry mouth? Hydrate. Supressed or comprimised immune system? Tell y ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Recurrent vaginal yeast infections do not cause vaginal cysts.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sexually active? If : Yes, do a pregnancy test. Yeast infections can sometimes occur with hormonal changes. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, mar ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Number of options: Over the counter meds, gentian violet on tampon to apply into vagina. Avoid high carb diet, luvena. Avoid non breathable clothes. Sanitize underwear ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Staley
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: This may be a sign of an abnormal connection between organs in your pelvis, or a fistula. See your doctor for evaluation.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Change ph: Change the enviroment of the vagina. Fungi grow in dark, damp and warm environments. The acidity or alkalinity of the vagina are critical. An acidi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many: Being female having diabetes pregnancy kidney stones above are risk factors.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O VAGINITIS V UT: SX May be a UTI VS Vaginitis the cause can be multifaceted you need full exam , UAC&S pelvic exam cultures/labs and STD SCREEN to determine diagno ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: Inadequate therapy, re-exposure or frequent exposure to persons with causative organisms (like schoolteachers), changes in immune function, chronic to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This is a problem with recurrent uti's....You can develop a painful condition call "interstitial cystitis". I would have your doctor culture your ur ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it is a common symptoms with most viral infections
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Get evaluated. : Kidney infections, are by definition, urinary tract infections. They usually start as infections of the bladder & ascend to the kidneys. If you are h ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Leukopenia: The list of things that can cause leukopenia is very long and includes both benign and malignant conditions. It is very important that this be evaluat ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
Clarify? infxn where: There are many different kinds of bacterial infections possible almost anywhere in the body, and many reasons you may be susceptible to them. If you c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Difficult: Other than frequent hand-washing to prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria and avoiding sick contacts, there isn't a lot more you can do. Certain ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy: Pregnancy is best attempted when you do not have any medical issues that can be addressed and treated prior to pregnancy. The problem sometimes is not ... Read More

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