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What are the symptoms of a uti?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Many: Symptoms of a UTI (urinary tract infection) include burning with urination, frequency, urgency, abdominal pain, blood in the urine, cloudy urine, back pain and fever. See your doctor if you are experiencing any of these symptoms. Occasionally, a UTI may have no symptoms as well.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Also foul smelling urine & possible minoe leakage.
Apr 1, 2012
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
UTI SYMPTOMS: The symptoms of urinary tract infection are 1frequency and urgency of urination2burning and pain during micturition 3blood in urine 4pain or discomfort in middle of lower abdomen where bladder is located 5 if infection is higher up in the kidney you may get flank pain6 fever in some cases some time there may be UTI without any symptoms, called asymptomatic uti.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bladder discomfort: Common symtoms are burning pain on urination, urinary frequency plus urgency to urinate, foul smelling urine. Cloudy or bloody urine, occasionally wetting, especially in children.
Dr. Michael Jones
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Family Medicine 22 years experience
Burning: With urination, frequent urination, urgency, lower abdominal pressure, possibly blood in urine. Be seen by your doctor.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Burning & frequency: Of urination, constant urge to urinate, possible urge incontinence, foul smelling urine, low abdominal or flank pain. Burning pain on urination and urinary frequency are the most common.
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
The most common: symptoms are increased urination ("frequency") and or burning when you pass your urine ("dysuria") to be sure a simple urinalysis is all it takes! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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UTI: Urine infection can present as discomfort on passing urine , more frequent urge to pass urine, pain in lower abdomen, sometimes fever, nausea, vomiting and back pain too . http://patient.info/health/cystitis-urine-infection-in-women
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 18 years experience
Many: Pain or burning when you urinate. You feel like you have to urinate often, but not much urine comes out when you do. Your urine is cloudy or smells bad. You have pain on one side of your back under your ribs. This is where your kidneys are. Have your doctor evaluate you.
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Most are obvious: Burning sensation while urinating, discomfort or pressure in lower abdomen where the bladder is located, urinating more frequently, urgency to empty the bladder, leaking, getting up at night to urinate, nausea, back pain. Urine can have cloudiness, abnormal color, abnormal odor, or visible blood..If allowed to progress to the kidneys, there is usually midback pain, higher fever. Get treated before.
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Burning: Usually there is burning and pain with urination . There may be pressure in the low pubic area or low abdomen. Rarely is there fever and this could mean you have a more serious problem. Best solution is to see your doctor. Treatment is simple and effective.
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Nephrology and Dialysis 14 years experience
Burning pain : Urgency, frequent urination, fevers.
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
UTI symptoms: Those symptoms can be, but not limited to: frequency, urgency, dysuria, hematuria, oliguria, fever, chills, lower abdominal pain, lower back pain, or fatigue. They are more common in women than in men and generally require evaluation by a medical provider and treatment with an antibiotic.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
About UTI's...: UTI means urinary tract infection. An infection in the bladder, urethra, ureter, or kidney is a UTI because those parts of her body are parts of her urinary tract. Infections that doctors and patients commonly call UTI's are usually caused by bacteria and thus need antibiotic treatment. Symptoms are painful urination, frequent urination, fever, urgency (cannot hold urine), bladder discomfort, etc.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Get urinalysis with culture and sensitivity. If consistent with infection start antibiotics ASAP

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Can you have a UTI with no symptoms?

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Here are some ...: Yes, "it" is called asymptomatic bacteriuria. Go to review the writing in http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000520.htm. Thereby, you will gain a glimpse at that and how it is for individual clinical scenario. Or you may type in "asymptomatic bacteriuria" in the Internet for more useful resources to read and learn, Best wishes ...
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Uti symptoms but no UTI on culture is what?

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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/supra pubic pain) to make a dx. In many cases, we can grow and isolate the offending organism in the lab in <24hrs.. In other cases, it is much harder to do this (eg chlamydia, ureaplasma, mycoplasma) - sometimes resulting in a negative culture.
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Can you have a UTI without symptoms?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Not all utis are associated with symptoms, even in an otherwise 100% healthy person. Many people with neurogenic bladder dysfunction can have completely non-symptomatic utis. Some people mistakingly think that urinary malodor is not a symptom, whereas it can be a symptom of a uti.
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What are the signs and symptoms of uti?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Frequency & Burning: Burning/stinging on urination. Frequent and urgent urination & possible urge incontinence. Foul smelling urine. Hematuria (blood in urine). Pelvic or low abdominal pain above or behind pubis. Fever and flank pain if infection has reached the kidneys. General malaise.

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