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A 21-year-old female asked:

Are uti and pregnancy symptoms same? like tender and achy breast, mild cramps, back aches, fatigue, naussea, frequent urination, food craving, nd more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
No: Uti symptoms (bladder infection): frequency, urgency of urination, painful urination, bladder discomfort. Kidney infection (upper uti): flank pain, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting. Neither cause breast symptoms, food cravings. If associated with menstrual changes or pregnancy can get those too.
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No: The frequent urination, back aches(if kidney infection) are more related to a uti. The other are more commonly associated with early pregnancy.
Last updated Jul 8, 2018

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