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A 47-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.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
Please clarify....: To which disease are you referring? Can you please rephrase your question?
A 41-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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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 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 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 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes, yes: Can very well be. There is an entity called honey moon cystitis which mainly is a UTI due to frequent sexual relations. Of course sexual hygiene canno ... Read More
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A 48-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 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 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection (sti). In men it usually infects the tube that drains the bladder called the urethra. In women it ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Browne
34 years experience General Surgery
UTI caused by Foley: Foley catheters are commonly used to drain the bladder when patients are unable to void on their own. If the catheters are put in improperly or left i ... Read More
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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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inderjit Deol
40 years experience Pathology
UTI: I don't think hyperthyroid cause UTI.
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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rolando Rivera
24 years experience Urology
Bacteria: E coli, or escherichia coli is a bacteria that can cause infections in the human body. One of the common places is the urinary tract. When a bacteria ... 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No
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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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely: Separate issues.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Bacteria can grow efficiently inside the bladder if the bladder is not completely emptied on a regular basis.

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