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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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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 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Terminology: A bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Classic symptoms are burning/pain upon urination, with less common being fever, increased frequency, and increased urgency. Cure is with antibiotics. ... Read More
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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 member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Yes: It can be a cause of a uti.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Is a antibiotic commonly used to treat MRSA infections. Need to check the sensitivities though to be sure.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Causes of UTI: Most common is bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Urinary tract infections are usually uncomfortable. The most frequent symptoms include burning during urination, urinating more frequently than usual ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Many: Bacteria multiplying in bladder. Not urinating after sex, allowing bacteria which reached bladder ; multiply. Using bubble-bath and tub baths rather t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
UTI: good discussion at wikipedia
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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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
19 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Must recognize: Urination is not normal. Burning, urgency, bladder discomfort, frequency. If in the kidney, thirst, flank pain. Fever is common. Never trivial, but to ... 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Micro organisms!: There are several types of urinary tract infections (uti's). Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra; cystitis the bladder; pyelonephritis the kidn ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Staph from the skin: And e. Coli and enterococcus from the skin of the perineum near the rectum are the usual organisms.
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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