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How long does it take for a uti urinary tract infection to show positive on a urine culture

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Immediately: Uti is caused by bacteria multiplying in the urine. Thus bladder urine will be full of bacteria once you have a uti.

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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See urologist: Need to see urologist to find out the cause for the incomplete bladder emptying.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
UTI: It is not umcommon to have"silent" urinary infections.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Be checked....: The answers to your concerns could not be addressed in a 400-letter space, but the pertinent answers could be deduced after perusing articles in male ... Read More
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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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hematuria: You need to see a urologist (u). Hematuria (h) is a symptom, not a diagnosis. It could be coming from your kidney, or bladder. You need to have vari ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schreiber
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
? Kidney stones: I would like more info. Pregnant? Using medications? What is your diet like? Participate in physical activity? Sexually active?
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: Treating an infection of an internal organ is not a do it yourself matter and you should consult your doctor. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Mostly: Nitrite reagent in dipstick works for most gram negative organisms, but does show gram positive bacteria like enterococcus, staphlococcus or streptoco ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Incomplete data: To properly label a 4 yo as a UTI you would need a clean catch or catheterized urine, and growth of >50,000 colonies/unit on a properly plated cult ... Read More
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