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A 19-year-old male asked:

do uti cause mood swings?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Well: If ur up all night peeing then there is a lack of sleep consolidation which can lower the stress threshold. Mix this with the pain of peeing and running to the bathroom constantly; it can indirectly cause a bad mood. If someone develops a severe infection and get sepsis then they get delirious generally.

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Is it normal to have mood swings during pregnancy?

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YES!: Pregnancy is a time full of hormone changes, increased stress, and lack of sleep. All of these contribute to mood swings. It it really normal to feel irritable one minute and really happy the next. Ask your friends and family to bear with you during this time.
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Are mood swings common in pregnancy?

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A 38-year-old member asked:

How can I manage my mood swings in my pregnancy?

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Dr. Aileen Caceres
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May be Normal: Mood swings are directly a result on changing hormone levels of estrogen and progesterone. During the early parts of your pregnancy, these hormones are at their highest and women may experience an increase in mood swings. These levels of hormones will stabilize as you enter the second and third trimesters and the mood swings stabilize. If your mood does not improve, let your doctor know.
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What's the link between mood and male hormones?

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Depression/ anxiety.: I have treated men with low testosterone who were depressed, anxious, had low sex drive & poor energy levels. When testosterone levels improved -so did their emotional symptoms.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can the antibiotic i'm taking for a UTI prevent conception?

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
No: Commonly used antibiotics for UTI don't stop you from getting pregnant. In fact, some women on birth control pills get pregnant when they take antibiotics as antibiotics can affect birth control pill effectiveness.

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