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Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Certainly: its what we do all day.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: How long & how severe have you urinary symptoms been? Do the degree of symptoms fluctuate along the use of coffee, bladder-irritant-containing foo ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Congratulate for responding to the used antibiotics for UTI. However, the symptoms may take a widely various pace to disappear, and occasionally, the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Urine culture: A urine culture is only helpful in ruling out urinary tract infection. Other kidney problems require different testing.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Before taking antibiotics, a detailed general / urinary history and urinalysis are minimally required for suspecting UTI if you have not had recurrent ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
Urine dipstick: Usually not accurate enough!
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The vagina is a warm dark moist place and bacteria love warm dark moist places. There are all kinds of bacteria that live there and don't cause infect ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Prostatitis: Staph species can cause prostatitis but they are rare. If you are having symptoms consistent with prostate infection and your urine is positive for S ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Contaminant: Infection is when pathogens (bacteria for example) invade your tissues. This almost always produces signs which include redness, swelling, warmth and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Interpretation: A physician (P) ordered both the urine analysis and the urine culture. As I do not know the results, you need to ask the P who ordered the tests what ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Is a antibiotic commonly used to treat MRSA infections. Need to check the sensitivities though to be sure.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Kidney I bet: Probably ascended from the bladder. Ask your physician about whether there is anything you can do to prevent future infections, or whether there may b ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Local yeast infection: some time local yeast infection may cause anal and/or vaginal itching. Monistate local cream application may help. If there is high leukocyte count ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Culture of clinical materials for the presence of this organism are very accurate.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Bibb
19 years experience Pathology
Seek treatment: Your symptoms and positive culture warrant close follow-up and treatment. Vaginal infections may predispose to more serious infections and complicatio ... Read More
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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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Urinalysis: Sounds like you may have had upper urinary tract infection without spillage of inflammatory cells into the renal calyx, so that although the bacteria ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Go to be checked by following instructions in the articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html & in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.ht ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See below : We usually do not treat positive urine cultures unless the person has urinary symptoms such as burning while urinating, urinating much more than often ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Not necessarily. Your question assumes that we can diagnose on the internet, and this is impossible without a full exam and history and all your lab ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Prostatitis: only 30% of the cases are due to infection .the rest have no known cause and no known cure. Sometimes drugs that reduce prostate size or those that r ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No mixed flora is just a contaminant of the normal bacteria in the area.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
It may never show up: Utis is a clinical diagnosis - that means for a physician, we rely mainly on the patient's symptoms (pain on urination, hesitancy, frequency, flank/s ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: hopefully the WBC , Bacteria and protein in the Urine will revert back to normal in your Urine Analysis!
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