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is it common to get bladder infections with the nuva ring

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
No, possible yes: Are cultures being checked and coming back positive? Then probably the ring, if not then probably interstitial cystitis. Stop all caffiene, acidic be ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nuvaring: The NuvaRing is a devise that may press against the opening to your bladder and make you prone to having bladder infections. The ring itself is very ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Bladder infection: Sometimes called a urinary tract infection. Caused by bacteria. Need to be checked by a doctor may need antibiotics.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: What type of infections? If it's bacterial vaginosis or yeast vaginitis, it may still be unrelated. If it's an std, an iud would be a poor choice sinc ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not for everyone: You could try a course of antibiotics such as Flagyl or Clindamycin with your doctor's ok. The hormones in NuvaRing will not give you this problem...B ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
24 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI's nth time...: Frequent Intercourse in the past month is the most common risk factor. Factors affecting bladder emptying like increase in residual urine in bladder a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Unusual, but could potentially occur under unique circumstances. Would need more info to respond accurately. Usually utis in women are from bacteria ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
27 years experience Urogynecology
Pain with urination: There are several common symptoms, not eveyone has all the symptoms burning with urination cloudy urine unpleasant smell to urine more frequent ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Alcohol is mostly metabolized in the liver, and very little free alcohol is excreted in urine. Alcohol can cause irritation of the bladder wall, whic ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Short urethra: The primary reason is a short distance between the outside of the urethra (where the urine comes out) and the bladder. The bladder is sterile (no bac ... Read More
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