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What are all symptoms of a urinary tract infections?

What are all symptoms of a urinary tract infections?

Quite a few: Frequency and urgency of urination. Burning or stinging with urination, foul smelling urine, bloody urine. Urge incontinence or leaking. Lower abdominal pain or tenderness, back/flank pain if infection reaches the kidneys. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for urinary tract infections/bladder infections?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for urinary tract infections/bladder infections?

Cranberry: Increasing fluids, cranberry juice are two of the most successful. However, many people will require antibiotics for a true infection. ...Read more

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What is a method at home i can do that cure urinary tract infections?

What is a method at home i can do that cure urinary tract infections?

Stay hydrated: There is not good "home remedy". See a hcp and get tested and get antibiotics if you have an infections. There is no sure-fire way to prevent uti's. Some things that may help include: don't wait too long (e.g. Not more than 3-4 hours) between urinations, empty the bladder soon after intercourse, and clean carefully after bowel movements. ...Read more

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How to cure UTI urinary tract infection came after to my sex with my boy friend without protection. Is that any home remedies to cure in home itself?

How to cure UTI urinary tract infection came after to my sex with my boy friend without protection. Is that any home remedies to cure in home itself?

Probably not: If you really have a UTI it is worth having it confirmed and treated.In the future you may want to consider always urinating after any sexual activities to push out any germs that might enter your pee hole during sex. ...Read more

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Why would a child of 7 years get 2 urinary tract infections this year?

Why would a child of 7 years get 2 urinary tract infections this year?

Be seen: It is unusual for a child of that age to get many infections. Particularly if it is a male, but even if it is a female, there may be anatomic sources for their problem. ...Read more

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What cause urinary tract infections?

Causes of UTI: Most common is bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra. ...Read more

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What causes urinary tract infections?

What causes urinary tract infections?

Bacteria: Utis are caused by bacterial migration into the urethra/bladder. Hygeine (not wiping front to back, etc) may be an issue. Urinating before and after intercourse helps to decrease risk of uti. Cranberry juice and increasing water intake may help prevent bacteria from sticking to the bladder wall. Recurrence may indicate anatomical or medical (diabetes, hiv, etc) problems and warrant a work up. ...Read more

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What causes urinary tract infections ?

Enteric organisms: Enteric bacteria, usually e coli, cause urinary infections. Prediposing factors may be improper hygiene, urinary tract abnormalities and trauma, even due to sex. Kidney infections are usually blood borne, though urinary reflux is a predisposing factor. ...Read more

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Could guys get urinary tract infections?

Could guys get urinary tract infections?

UTI in men: Men can get urinary tract infections if bacteria gets into the urethra from trauma, masturbation, sexual intercourse, etc. Rarely, men who have undiagnosed problems with their urinary tract system may develop an infection without the events listed above. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more


Dr. Ira Katz
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more