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the difference between uti and pregnancy

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pregnancy test: Prenancy test - over the counter test are probably fairly accurate at least for screening. Urine dipstick is good for screening for infection. All uti ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some are same: Common symptoms of UTI are frequent urination, burning and dark or cloudy urine. Top 3 in early pregnancy are frequent urination, breast tenderness an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Your treating pcp can select an appropriate antibiotic based on a urine culture & lack of toxicity to the baby.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get treated: A UTI is really not a problem if treated. Get you physician to get a culture to make sure when they give you antibiotics, they will take care of the ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
TNTM: Too numerous to mention. Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection characterized by foul-smelling discharge, profuse grayish watery discharge ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Location: Uti is a urinary tract infection, usually an infection of the bladder. Appendicitis is inflammation/infection of the appendix, which is part of the g ... Read More
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A 42-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. Pyelonephritis ( ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
They are similar: Early pregnancy can have nearly identical symptoms to PMS, even the mild cramping. Some people report that their breasts are even more tender when pr ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Difference: Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach pregnancy is when you're having a baby
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Metzger
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same thing,: Menstrual and pregnancy cramps are your body's way of getting things out of the uterus-blood or the baby. Cramps with your period are normal, but cra ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pyelonephritis: Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) is more likely to be experienced in your back near the spine and where the bottom rib is found, also may have fever. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Blood is normal during your menstrual period and comes from the uterus. A urinary tract infection is either in your bladder, urethra or higher up in ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
same ultrasound: Same ultrasound just what it is looking for and what is found is different.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Big difference : Hopefully when u get pregnant u will know the difference.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Different sites: Uti is infection in the urinary tract, that is urinary bladder, uretes and kidneys.But prostate lies around the urethra and it can get infected in men ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Influenza: Very different. Influenza presents with fever and/or chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue. So ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Big difference: Interstitial cystitis is a problem where the lining of the bladder is dysfunctional and allows urine to "leak" into the muscle of the bladder causing ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Does period follow: They actual can be quite similar. Whether or not your period comes is often the only way to tell them apart.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
14 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not sure: Not sure what your question is: early pregnancy means you are in the first weeks of your pregnancy. Urine infection means you have bacteria or other ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Different: Pregnancy spotting is normal discharge while you remain pregnant. An early period occurs when you're not pregnant. Please discuss this with your physi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Timing, for one: Discharge from ovulation happens by definition before you are pregnant. Early pregnancy discharge, you obviously are (pregnant.) they'd happen at leas ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Intentional or not: A miscarriage is a pregnancy that ends unintentionally in the first half of pregnancy (before 20 weeks). An abortion is a pregnancy that is intentiona ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Usually can't tell: The only reliable differentiation is a positive pregnancy test. Every period is different and every pregnancy is different. A lot of times you will be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Difference: A miscarriage is usually a pregnancy loss at less than 20 weeks. A stillbirth occurs with the death of a fetus before delivery beyond 20 weeks. Some s ... Read More

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