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Are men that are uncircumsized more liable to give a girl a bladder infection?

Are men that are uncircumsized more liable to give a girl a bladder infection?

Possibly: However this is only likely with poor genital hygiene. Hygiene is a little more difficult (but by no means difficult) for uncircumsized men. Try to urinate immediately after intercourse. ...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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Do men get bladder infections? Discharge from penis back pain.

Do men get bladder infections? Discharge from penis back pain.

Even : Even though bladder infections are rarer in men than women, it is definitely possible. Men more commonly get bladder infections from sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia or gonorrhea as opposed to fecal bacteria which is what typically infects women. If you are having penile discharge and pain, you should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. Since different bacterial causes require different antibiotic treatments, your doctor may want to collect a urine sample. Good luck! ...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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My boyfriend had a yeast infection. Uncircumsized, took the medication and was feeling great but when we tried "it" it hurts him, any suggestions?

My boyfriend had a yeast infection. Uncircumsized, took the medication and was feeling great but when we tried "it" it hurts him, any suggestions?

Another infection: Sometimes when you get a yeast infection in the genital areas you may get a secondary bacterial infection. If he was treated just for yeast and now in pain he needs to be checked for other types of infections as well. ...Read more

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Circumcision? I have a uncircumsized 4 year old who keeps grabbing at his private parts and tells me his inside is itchy. He won't even let me retract it because he says it hurts too much. Could this be am infection? I am thinking of getting him circumcis

Circumcision? I have a uncircumsized 4 year old who keeps grabbing at his private parts and tells me his inside is itchy. He won't even let me retract it because he says it hurts too much. Could this be am infection? I am thinking of getting him circumcis

Normal boy behaviour: Many little boys love to grab & pull on their penis, this is normal, ift feels good. Smart boys will always give a reason if asked. Sometimes grabbed because they are having an erection which they don't understand. Could be itchy if he has small pearl-like collectionns of smagma under the foreskin. Unlikely to be anfection or inflammation unless red & swollen. Probably does not need circumcision. ...Read more

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Can d-mannose treat bladder infections?

Can d-mannose treat bladder infections?

No way: Bladder infections require antibiotics & not a dietary suppliment that does nothing to eliminate or kill bacteria. ...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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Why do girls get bladder infections after sex?

Short urethra: The primary reason is a short distance between the outside of the urethra (where the urine comes out) and the bladder. The bladder is sterile (no bacteria normally), whereas the vagina (where the urethra exits from) is in the midst of billions of bacteria. The act of sex pushes skin cells and bacteria into the bladder. Urinating immediately afer sex is very important to avoid an infection. ...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


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