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A 48-year-old member asked:

could a uti cause a period to be late?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not normally: If there were complications from a UTI resulting in a significant stress to the body - it might occur.
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 23 years experience
Possible: Any stress on the body can effect the menstrual cycle, therefore the stress of a UTI could do this. Typically this is not norm. Any further questions or concerns can be reviewed with a primary physician or OB/GYN
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Most female UTIs are uncomplicated and would not alter the systemic stability of the body. So, the odd of late period links to a uncomplicated UTI is extremely low. So, seeking professional evaluation and counseling for a 39-y-o female after bilateral tubal ligation is advised if being recurrent or persistent or having other GU-related symptoms. Best wish ...

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Can I take medication for utis while breastfeeding?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Yes: Most antibiotics are safe while breastfeeding, but some are not. Make sure the prescribing physician knows you are breastfeeding. If you have a concern, please call your pediatrician.
A member asked:

Will the doctor do tests after my baby has a uti?

13 doctor answers25 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Typically in a young infant who has the first UTI associated with fever, tests are done make sure there is no reason why it may happen again. A renal ultrasound is done to check the kidneys & bladder to make sure there is no anatomic deformity. A VCUG study is a test that involves inserting a tiny catheter into the bladder to make sure there is no reflux of urine that goes back towards the kidney.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Is there more then one type of interstitial cystitis?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
No: But today it is called painful bladder syndrome.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What is the cause of interstitial cystitis?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
IC cause: There is a lack of a protective coat in the bladder that exposes the nerve fibers in the bladder to the urinary irritants.It seems that there is a deficit in an antiresorptive substance that maintains the integrity of this coat in the bladder tissue.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to have a UTI without a burning sensation or foul smell?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: It is quite possible to have utis without any symptoms. Not infrequently pseudomonas and proteus utis can be symptom free.

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