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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience 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

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience 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 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 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 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 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Denman
23 years experience Gynecology
Sometimes: If the bladder prolapse is making it difficult to empty your bladder then that can lead to urinary tract infections. A visit to your doctor to check ... Read More
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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 49-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 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below:: Frequent urination, strong, persistent urge to urinate (urgency), burning or tingling sensation during or just after urination (dysuria), low-grade fe ... Read More
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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Masturbation: No! this does not cause uti.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inderjit Deol
40 years experience Pathology
UTI: I don't think hyperthyroid cause UTI.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Burning: Typically pain/burning with urination, sometimes increased frequency or incontinence, and can get so severe as to cause fever or confusion.
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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 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience Family Medicine
UTI: You should never have a UTI "for life." if you feel you have a urinary tract infection you need to see your doctor to get treatment. Untreated uti's ... 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Mistaken pregnancy: If you want to know if you are pregnant, pregnancy test kit is the quickest way to find out. If you are not and you have burning when you urinate or u ... Read More
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 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 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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