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What causes an asymptomatic uti?

What causes an asymptomatic uti?

Here are some ...: The degree of sensitivity and specificity to feel and the personal immune coping ability dictate how the patients with documented bacteriuria may feel themselfves. This condition tends to happen in some elderlies. For individual details, ask the tending doc timely. best wishes ... ...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


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How to treat asymptomatic uti?

May not be needed: Asymptomatic bacteriuria (colonization of urine with bacteria unassociated with signs/symptoms of infection/uti) occurs in small number of healthy individuals and more often affects the elderly, women moreso than men, and in those who have an indwelling urinary catheter. Generally can be safely observed and not treated with antibiotics unless felt to be at a high risk for infection (e.g. Diabetes). ...Read more

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What is risk of pyelo in elder if asymptomatic UTI goes untreated?

What is risk of pyelo in elder if asymptomatic UTI goes untreated?

Significant: Urosepsis is the most common significant infection in the elderly. It arises from silent urinary tract infections. ...Read more

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26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?

26 f, chronic microscopic hematuria & leukocytes in urine. Asymptomatic. Possible causes other than uti?

A long list ...: Asymptomatic microhematuria may be caused by: infection/inllammation, stones, neoplasms (tumors), & obstruction along the whole urinary tract; and chronic kidney diseases such as various nephropathy by DM, high BP, NSAIDS, certain antibiotics, etc. What to do with them? At least, get one thorough evaluation with CT.IVP + cystoscopy usually and not everyone, then follow up with Doc and cope wit ...Read more

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What tests are given for utis?

UA and urine Cx: You need to have urinalysis and urine culture to confirm UTI and identify the organism and its sensitivity pattern that will help in modifying antibiotics. If repeated uti's in a female; tests to identify the etiology are needed such as ultrasound of kidneys or other tests. ...Read more

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Can klarycid be used to treat utis?

Can klarycid be used to treat utis?

No: Klarycid or Clarithromycin is used to treat upper respiratory and sinus infections. It is not effective for the bacteria usually found in utis and would not be recommended for that purpose. ...Read more

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What could the cause my frequent utis?

What could the cause my frequent utis?

Many reasons: 1. Resistance of the bug that lies dormant and revives. 2. Rough sex. 3. Poor immunity. 4. Strange as it may seem a common cause is poor diet---too many calories that induce a relative vitamin deficiency. When cellular energy resources are compromised any organ's function can be impaired. ...Read more

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How to cure uti?

How to cure uti?

Antibiotics: Antibiotic treatment guided by a urine culture is the standard for treatment in kids. Many adults are treated based on the assumption which can be true, but you could be erroneous. You can have similar symptoms and not really have a bacterial infection. Ingestion of acidifying agents like cranberry juice has been advocated by some to suppress bacterial growth but the benefit is unclear. ...Read more

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Medicine for uti?

Medicines for UTI's: Oral antibiotics or antifungal agents depending on the infection. Certain antibiotics may be too strong for certain patients: eg women with simple bladder infections may be best treated with agents that are only excreted in the urine (such as Nitrofurantoin or monourol) to avoid subesequent vaginal yeast infections - treating a "small" infection with a howtizer may not always be the best answer. ...Read more

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How to clear a uti?

How to clear a uti?

UTI: You treat UTI with antibiotics, stay hydrated, and if recurs get urine culture to determine causative agent and its sensitivity to specific drugs. Good luck. ...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


Asymptomatic (Definition)

Asymptomatic means having no symptoms. Asymptomatic can also mean having no symptoms bothersome enough for a person to talk about or to ...Read more