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Can smoking pot affect my uti?

Can smoking pot affect my uti?

MayMakeSymptomsWorse: Smoking pot may make your symptoms worse and I will advice against it till infection clears up ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Wright
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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


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Could smoking pot affect my uti?

Could smoking pot affect my uti?

Not in general: Unless you are having more "athletic" sex while or after smoking marijuana. There is no known effect of cannabis on any kind of bladder pathology, at least that I have ever had in my patients or in the medical literature. ...Read more

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Could smoking weed affect my uti medication?

Could smoking weed affect my uti medication?

Here are some...: There has been no known report on smoking weed affecting UTI medication in possible lessening its effectiveness or possible interaction. But effects from smoking weed may widely vary reflecting its amount & deration as well as how one asserts healthy lifestyle, which may affect personal defense mechanism. To detail Basics of Self-Care, go to http://formefirst. Com/Basics-SelfImprovement. Html. Best. ...Read more

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Will smoking pot affect my uti? Please help me docs!

I will help by: Encouraging you not to smoke marijuana unless there is a bonafide medical indication. ...Read more

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My boyfriend started smoking weed and now I have a UTI are they associated?

Not likely: I can't think of a way that that could be related. Uti's are very common among young sexually active women. ...Read more

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How can children get UTIs?

How can children get UTIs?

UTI's in kids: Children do not get urinary tract infections for most of the same reasons that adults do. First and foremost, anatomical issues such as vesicoureteral reflux, posterior urethral valves and others issues must be investigated. Otherwise, UTI's in children are often due to poor hygiene/wiping, masturbation, infrequent diaper or pull up changes, or chronic urethral irritation. ...Read more

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What can cause frequent utis?

What can cause frequent utis?

Several rsk factors: Recurrent UTI is defined by having more than 3 infections in a year. There are several risk factors such as kidney or bladder stones, frequent sexual intercourse, use of lubricants and spermicides etc. ...Read more

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How do you treat UTIs naturally?

Needs Abx: I am not aware of any "natural" way of treating UTI. ...Read more

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How can I keep from getting recurrent utis?

How can I keep from getting recurrent utis?

Several ways: Hygiene is key. Void after intercourse. Cranberry pills may help in some. If it persists, see your doctor, it may be something else. For more: www. Peedoc. Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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What are the best medicines for chronic suppression for utis?

What are the best medicines for chronic suppression for utis?

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 for frequently recurrent uti's. I do not prescribe Nitrofurantoin because of its potentially serious toxicities. ...Read more

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How do I cure a uti?

Commonly antbiotics: Commonly a short course of antibiotics (3 days) may be sufficient. Feel better! ...Read more

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Why does a UTI hurt?

Why does a UTI hurt?

UTI: Pain is one of the symptoms used in classifying inflammation. Infection is a major cause of inflammation. This irritates nerve endings. ...Read more

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How do you get a uti?

How do you get a uti?

Bacteria in bladder: Bacteria reach bladder from the anus, adhere to the lining & multiply, doubling in number every 20 - 30 mins. Can enter during sex, hence need to empty bladder after. Bubble bath & sitting in soapy bathwater irritates urethral opening & bacteria enter. Same with non cotton underwear & thongs & wiping back to front, more bacteria in area when constipated. Infrequent urination lets bacteria multiply. ...Read more

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What can I do for uti?

What can I do for uti?

UTI: If the by UTI you mean: urinary tract infection, it is an infection and needs to be treated with appropriate antibiotics such as amoxyl, bacterim or urinary antiseptics such as nitrofurantoin. In the US, antibiotics are most commonly prescribed for UTI ...Read more

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How do I treat my uti?

How do I treat my uti?

UTI: If you truly have a urinary tract infection, you will likely need oral antibiotics. See a physician for urine culture and treatment. In the mean time you can drink lots of water, take otc Azo for pain. ...Read more

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Is sex okay with a uti?

Is sex okay with a uti?

See below: Generally yes, sometimes bladder infection can occur after sex,
so its better to wait. ...Read more

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What % of men get UTI's?

What % of men get UTI's?

UTI: A urine infection is often called a urinary tract infection (UTI) by doctors. When the infection is just in the bladder and urethra, this is called a lower UTI. If it travels up to affect one or both kidneys as well then it is called an upper UTI. This can be more serious than lower UTIs, as the kidneys can become damaged by the infection.
http://patient. Info/health/urine-infection-in-men ...Read more

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Best ways to cure a UTI?

Best ways to cure a UTI?

Drink a lot: Water to flush the bladder out. Also if true infection. Antibiotic is best. See your PCP to do urine test and culture ...Read more

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What can I take for a uti?

Antibiotics: See you doctor to obtain a formal diagnosis. He/she will prescribe an antibiotic regimen for you. ...Read more

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What does "uti" stand for?

What does "uti" stand for?

Here is. ..: UTI is the acronym of urinary tract infection for speeding up writing & communication, and shortening printing space. ...Read more

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How to cure uti's quickly?

How to cure uti's quickly?

Possible, but. ..: We are not born equal; some women tends to get UTI often - usually occurring in 1-2 days after intercourse and others don't. For those with no underlying anatomical abnormality, a 3-5-day use of antibiotics can clear UTI symptoms quickly or on low-dose continual use or on self-testing with self-treatment... More detail & specifics? Seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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How do doctors diagnose utis?

How do doctors diagnose utis?

Urine tests: The definite answer is from a test called a "urine culture", which allows bacteria (if present) to grow in an incubator. Since that takes a few days, we also rely on a quick "urinalysis" to give hints about whether a UTI is likely or not. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have UTI?

How do I know if I have UTI?

Symptoms: Most patients have symptoms of increased frequency burning pain while passing urine called dysuria, sometimes blood in severe cases, pain above your pubic bone in the region of the bladder and finally a urine test and Urine culture. Please go to uptodate. Com and search for uti in patient info which is free. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
1,974 Doctors shared insights

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


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