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Doctor insights on: 3 Year Old Bladder Infection Symptoms

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Difference in urinary tract, kidney, and bladder infections? Or symptoms? How long does it take to get urine test results? Treatment for 2 year old?

Difference in urinary tract, kidney, and bladder infections? Or symptoms? How long does it take to get urine test results? Treatment for 2 year old?

UTi: There is usually no difference between bladder and kidney infection other than fever. Kidney infection tend to have fevers. Other symptoms of kidney infection is vomiting, back pain, more sick-looking. Bladder infections tend to have frequency, pain on voiding and urgency.
Results of urinalysis is usually available immediately at the pediatrician's office. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Doctors. What's the best test to do for recurring bladder infections for five years in a row now, two to three times a year?

Doctors. What's the best test to do for recurring bladder infections for five years in a row now, two to three times a year?

Recurrent UTIs.: The first test should be a urine culture to assess the antibiotic sensitivity of the bacteria/bacterium involved - let’s make sure you’ve been receiving effective antibiotics. After this, possible tests could include kidney ultrasound and cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Bladder infections from swimming pools, how do I treat it? My 8 year old daughter get a bladder infection everytime she goes into a swimming pool, is there something I can give her to help avoid this.

Bladder infections from swimming pools, how do I treat it? My 8 year old daughter get a bladder infection everytime she goes into a swimming pool, is there something I can give her to help avoid this.

Take suit off: Some girls will have more UTI's if the go to a swimming party and stay in their wet suit all day. This can make the genital excessively moist and lead to more UTI's. Getting into dry clothing after a swim can reduce this. ...Read more

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I would like to ask you from a medical standpoint some of the reasons why cystitis or bladder infections/inability to urinate or urinary retention continue to occur in a 33 year old female. My kidneys have been checked and my bowel quite completely. Yet,

I would like to ask you from a medical standpoint some of the reasons why cystitis or bladder infections/inability to urinate or urinary retention continue to occur in a 33 year old female. My kidneys have been checked and my bowel quite completely. Yet,

There is a: Condition called interstitial cystitis where u have inflammation of the bladder wall and symptoms present just like a chronic UTI. Urine retention and urinary tract infections can also be caused by abnormal pathology of the urethra or ureter at the point of entering the bladder (ureterovesicular junction or UVJ) which will promote UTIs. U need a cystoscopy from a Urologist to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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62 yr old female with recurring bladder infections over past 2 years. Married...Could inflections result from cunilingus? Citobacter korsosii

62 yr old female with recurring bladder infections over past 2 years. Married...Could inflections result from cunilingus? Citobacter korsosii

"Perfect storm": Poor sexual hygiene always increases each individual's risk of a uti. Add to that a post-menopausal state with insufficient estrogen support, and you have the optimal conditions for a uti. Consider for ert. Oral hygiene (brush and gargle) and hydrate before intercourse. Void immediately, thereafter. Consider "pre-coital" antibiotic therapy if you continue to acquire these infections. ...Read more

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I've had about 8-10 bladder infections I.n the past year is there so something wrong w me?

I've had about 8-10 bladder infections I.n the past year is there so something wrong w me?

Nothing wrong w/ you: Recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) isn't rare, but if you're not seeing a doctor, do so to make sure that's the problem. Often easily prevented. Sex is a common trigger; sex massages UTI bacteria into the urethra. Diaphragm raises risk. Antibiotiic after sex or an antbiotic dose once a week can be helpful. Consider seeing an infectious diseases specialist for detailed advice. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have several bladder infections that I left untreated but ended up going away. I have now been trying to get pregnant for about a year now and even try on the days im ovulating but still nothing. Could it be because of re occuring bladder infections? I

I have several bladder infections that I left untreated but ended up going away. I have now been trying to get pregnant for about a year now and even try on the days im ovulating but still nothing. Could it be because of re occuring bladder infections? I

Not likely.: Unless your infections were associated with an std like chlamydia, you are probably ok. If you are using ovulation kits, be aware that it is usually the day after the test is positive that you ovulate. It may be time to have your partner get a semen analysis and see your gynecologist for an evaluation though since you are hitting that 1 year mark. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are good remedies to get over bladder infections and what are the symptoms?

Help please? I want to know what are good remedies to get over bladder infections and what are the symptoms?

I don't believe: That any home remedies will be adequate to treat a urinary tract infection. The offending organism needs to be eradicated. For instance an antibiotic would be used for a bacterial infection. Symptoms may include burning with urination, having to go frequently, small amounts. Etc. ...Read more

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I keep getting bladder infections. Do they need treatment if no symptoms?

I keep getting bladder infections. Do they need treatment if no symptoms?

Probably not: At least not unless you're pregnant. How do you know you have an infection if you have no symptoms? Many "infections" noted on routine urinalysis clear on their own. Very few women died with untreated bladder infections before we had antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can bladder infections cause color and what other symptoms?

Maybe: The "other symptoms" such as painful urination or frequency of urination are much more important in diagnosing utis. Color and odor of urine are more determined by what type of food intake or medications you're taking. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are good remedies to get over bladder infections and what are the symptoms?

Please tell me what are good remedies to get over bladder infections and what are the symptoms?

Bladder infections: The only sure remedy to treat a bladder infection (BI) is by appropriate antibiotics. Its symptoms are burning on urination and frequency. A BI is seen more commonly in women than men, as the have a shorter urethra so bacteria can enter their bladder easier. If you have symptoms of a BI, see a physician, have your urine cultured and get started on an appropriate antibiotic. Good luck. ...Read more

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Symptoms of kidney infections are the same as symptoms of bladder infections?

Symptoms of kidney infections are the same as symptoms of bladder infections?

While both can: Cause malodorous urine, kidney infections are more serious: pain in side or back, very high fever, chills, and sepsis. Bladder symptoms are frequency, urgency, burning. The latter, if neglected or treated wrongly, can lead to an upper trcat infection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bladder infections usually?

What are the symptoms of bladder infections usually?

Several symptoms.: The most common symptoms of a bladder infection are pain with urination, low abdominal and pain, frequent urination with occasional sensations of urgency. There is sometimes blood in the urine, and in severe cases, fever and flank pain if the kidney is involved. If you think you have an infection, see your physician who can test your urine and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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What are the main reasons for bladder infections and problems? What are the signs, symptoms etc?

What are the main reasons for bladder infections and problems? What are the signs, symptoms etc?

Depends.: Answers are different depending on gender and age. It is very common in women, due to their short urethra. Any trauma. Including irritation, to the orifice of the urethra (even if microscopic scratch) can serve as an entry way for germs to travel up the urinary tract symptoms. No bubble baths, fragrances in detergents or soaps, over-scrubbing, etc. Can do it. ...Read more

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What causes bladder infections? Every three months I go to the doctor I am told I have a bladder infection what would cause on going bladder infections? I am being treated after the findings but when I come back I have the infection again what could possi

Urinary: Urinary tract infections are usually caused by bacteria. What are ways bacteria can get into a woman’s urinary tract? If you wipe going from your anus going forward; that could spread bacteria from the anus or the vagina to the opening of the urinary tract. Sexual intercourse can also spread bacteria, especially if the woman has multiple partners. ...Read more

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For two years now ive had burning when I urinate ive been tested for bladder infections, also urinary track infections and nothing?

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For two years now ive had burning when I urinate ive been tested for bladder infections, also urinary track infections and nothing?

Here ares some...: Glad to know you've been tested to be (-) for UTI. It's useful to know if the burning has been consistent or sporadically, severe & unbearable, or mild and tolerable-just occasionally annoying, If mild & sporadic, look into if the burning is related with lifestyle in oral consumption or sex-related acts such as sex-enhancing creams or tools or "violent" acts. More? Ask doc timely... ...Read more

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I've had utis for a couple of years and bladder infections now and yeast along with BV and vagnitis what do I do I'm going to gyn again soon?

I've had utis for a couple of years and bladder infections now and yeast along with BV and vagnitis what do I do I'm going to gyn again soon?

While u wait: While you wait to see your gyn, drink lots of water and try cranberry juice or cranberry tablets to help with UTI symptoms. If you get a fever or think you have another actual infection, call to get in sooner. For yeast, you can use over the counter Monistat -7. Don't use it for a few days before your appt because it will make it hard to see yeast or bv. Reducing sugar and carbs prevents yeast. ...Read more

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Hi I have had a prolapse bladder for 35 years and has been getting worse pain, bladder infections urinary incontinence im ready to have something done?

Hi I have had a prolapse bladder for 35 years and has been getting worse pain, bladder infections urinary incontinence im ready to have something done?

You have options.: You could be fitted for a pessary that would support your pelvic organs. Many women do very well with a pessary. Their are many surgical options for pelvic organ prolapse. To determine the best treatment for you would require an exam to determine exactly what type of prolapse is present. It is important to see someone who specializes in this type of surgery. ...Read more

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My daughter was diagnosed with abdominal migraines two years ago, is it a hereditary condition, I always get bladder infections and kidney stones?

My daughter was diagnosed with abdominal migraines two years ago, is it a hereditary condition, I always get bladder infections and kidney stones?

Unrelated but: Yes, migraines tend to run in the family but the urinary problem is unrelated. I presume you have been checked out by a specialist re. The kidney issues. At the least, it suggests that you may need to consume more water. ...Read more

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What could clear tissue in urine mean? 74 yr old with one kidney removed due to cancer as well as bladder infections.

What could clear tissue in urine mean? 74 yr old with one kidney removed due to cancer as well as bladder infections.

Not sure what: Clear tissue may mean, but it is time to get a urne analysis and some blood work, and then decision about imaging or cystoscopy. You did not say if it was the kidney, its pelvis or ureter that was cancer. I would definitely call or visit your urologist. ...Read more

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Im23 &always get silent bladder infections Can a silent bladder infect. Cause a silent kidney infection? Can it delay period &cause pregnancy symptoms?

Im23 &always get silent bladder infections Can a silent bladder infect. Cause a silent kidney infection? Can it delay period &cause pregnancy symptoms?

Silent UTIs: Yes, silent UTIs and bladder infections can lead to kidney infections (pyelonephritis) if left untreated. Typically, kidney infections are not "silent". they typically cause generalized symptoms (fever, aches) as well as pain at the kidney (lower r or l back). It is essential to get this these treated as they can lead to loss of kidney fcn. Infxn will not delay menses. See your doc for preg test. ...Read more

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I get bladder infections every month, is there ways to prevent them?

Yes: You can prevent bladder infections by urinating after you have sex, wiping from front to back, avoiding bubble baths, staying well hydrated. You can also drink cranberry juice regularly or take cranberry tablets - there is something in cranberry juice/tablets that makes it more difficult for bacteria to stick to your bladder wall. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting bladder infections what's the best way to prevent them?

Why do I keep getting bladder infections what's the best way to prevent them?

Septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) norfloxacin: Trimethoprim/sulfa (septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or bactrim), norfloxacin, and Nitrofurantoin (macrobid) given in low dose each night before bed are the usual antibiotics used to prevent frequently recurrent uti's. I do not prescribe Nitrofurantoin because of its potentially serious toxicities. ...Read more

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I have bladder extrospy I a m constsntly getting bladder infections any suggestions on preventing them?

I have bladder extrospy I a m constsntly getting bladder infections any suggestions on preventing them?

See below:: Drink plenty of water, for cleaning wipe front to back, empty bladder after intercourse. For more info see this site.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/urinary-tract-infection/ds00286/dsection=prevention. ...Read more

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I have been feeling unwell and have an ileostomy bag and keep getting bladder infections. I'm starting to worry.?

I have been feeling unwell and have an ileostomy bag and keep getting bladder infections. I'm starting to worry.?

Possible fistula: The question would be why do you have an ileostomy Recurrent urine infections can be caused by many things. In males it's less common One cause could be a connection to part of your go tract and your bladder causing bacteria to enter your bladder. Another cause may be your bladder is not emptying properly because of the surgery you have had. You will need an exam and probably a cat scan to evalua ...Read more

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I am constantly getting bladder infections. I drink danactive and it does help to not get so many. What else can I do?

I am constantly getting bladder infections. I drink danactive and it does help to not get so many. What else can I do?

A few answers: I am not sure how much the danactive is really helping (although don't stop if it works) as that tends to affect gut batteria and not vaginal. Some simple things include urinating immediately following sex. Additionally, if this problems persists your doctor can give you "prophylactic antibiotics" pills you take either every day or after just sex to prevent recurrent infections. ...Read more

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I have been having bladder infections since I was a toddler, what I'm asking is, what are some good ways to stop getting them?

I have been having bladder infections since I was a toddler, what I'm asking is, what are some good ways to stop getting them?

Yes...: Proper Dx.....key to therapy, prevention. You might have a anatomical problem, functional (reflux) problem..... ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more