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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
30 years experience in Urogynecology
No: Most urinary tract infections are not caused by organisms that cause stds. The most common bacterium that causes utis is e. Coli from feces.

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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Charo
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Unlikely: Unlikely to get a UTI from a pool.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Staph aureus: This is complex. To begin, s. Aureus almost always produces UTI hematogenously, and so looking for the primary source is essential. To choose an antib ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Low risk: Some women get urinary infection due to sex, even without any sexually transmitted infections. A male is very unlikely to get urinary infection from m ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bacteria from feces: Stool in the diaper gets to or very close to the the urethral opening. Bacteria can then work their way up to the bladder and cause a uti. Baby's thig ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Are you taking: Antibiotics? I trust that you saw your doctor and have been prescribed proper antibiotics that you are taking. After that you need to drink plenty of ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Urinary : Urinary tract infection (UTI) and bladder infection are the same. Symptoms include burning or stinging with urination, increased urinary frequency, di ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Incomplete question: You have not provided enough information to provide an opinion.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in 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 in 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

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