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Urinary tract infections

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 54 years experience
Bacteria: I think you are referring to bladder infection or "cystitis".Bacteria can go up the urethra,which is short & straight in females,into the bladder.... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
41 years experience
Bacteria: Bacteria are the cause of urinary tract infections.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bacteria via urethra: Reach the bladder and multiply which results in a uti. Bacteria can reach bladder during sex, hence advice to urinate after sex. Constipation, bubble ... Read More
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Variable: Uti's are very common, especially in young sexually active women. Causes inlcude include sexual activity, poor groin hygiene, use of certain medicatio... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
Gynecology 23 years experience
See below: The most common symptoms are urinary frequency, urgency and burning with urination. Not everyone has all of these symptoms.
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Urogynecology 33 years experience
Urgency, Pain: Urinary tract infections are infections of the urinary system. It is usually from a bacteria that is typically associated with the digestive tract. ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
The following: Burning pain on urination, frequency of urination, sudden and repeated urge to urinate, foul smelling urine, cloudy or bloody urine, pelvic or low abd... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Get treatment, drink plenty of fluids and void frequently. If you have a high fever call your doctor.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 17 years experience
Bacterial cause.: Urinary tract infections occur when pathogenic bacteria proliferate in the urine, causing inflammation in the urethra, bladder and sometimes the kidne... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Urology 10 years experience
Causes of UTI: Most common is bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Very common: Second mos common infection in children. Very common in adults, more frequent in women rather than men.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
UTI: short distance from anus , vagina and feces to uretheral orifice. I would go to wikipedia for more details and discuss with you Dr. As your reasons ma... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
No: A z-pak is used primarily for respiratory infections. The bacteria that cause most respiratory infections are completely different than those that ca... Read More
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