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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Noncontagious unless: he has a gonoccal (gonorrhea) or chlamydial UTI. Most UTIs are due to E. coli bacteria or other gram -ve organisms which are not contagious.
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Contagious?: UTIs are not contagious, so you can't catch a urinary tract infection from someone else. Good luck

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
Please clarify....: To which disease are you referring? Can you please rephrase your question?
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Varies: Most often there is a burning pain with urination there can also be pain deep to the pubic bone. Most commonly feeling need to urinate frequently, fe ... Read More
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Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Kidney infection: Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) generally causes fever, chills and very significant flank pain. One generally feels "sick". Bladder infection (cyst ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Help for urinary inf: Try drinking cranberry juice and taking cranberry extract capsule every four to six hours. Drink lots of fluids. Try to figure out why you are get ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rama Harouni
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Proper hygiene: Utis are more common amongst women. They are much more prevalent when a female first becomes sexually active. Emptying your bladder on regular inter ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Zhang
19 years experience Family Medicine
UTI: How do you know that you don't have a uti? If you have pain with urination, increased frequency/urgency, blood or pus in your urine, then you should g ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics: 3-5 days of appropriate antibiotic treatment will cure a bladder infection, 7-14 days for a kidney infection.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Several signs: Frequency, burning with urination, blood in urine, cloudy urine, fever, chills! a urine exam is not very expensive . Blood in stool is not a usual ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Antibiotics + water: Home treatment is to take prescription antibiotics at home. Also drink large volumes (10 glasses per day) and urinate every hour or two. Wear cotton u ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Std: Unprotected sex and multiple partners can put you at risk of getting std or unwanted pregnancy. It is unlikely to increase the risk of having uti. C ... Read More

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