bladder infection

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<b>Bladder infection is also known as <a href="#topics/Urinary-tract-infection">Urinary tract infection</a></b>. Cystitis is a condition where there is an inflammation or infection of the bladder. It is commonly caused by a urinary tract infection, and is often associated with pain during urination or sexual intercourse, and/or with cloudy urine.
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How to get bladder infections?

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Bacteria reach bladder via urethra during & not urimating after sex, bacteria can then multiply in bladder. Toilet hygiene: by not wiping front to back or keeping thighs clamped toether whilst urinating rather then spreading apart to avoid urine trapping behind labia, bubble-bath or tub baths rather than showers, thong +/or non-cotton underwear, constipation, cathetrization, bladder stones.
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what causes bladder infection?

Bacteria

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Most bladder infections are caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract. This commonly occurs in women due to tight clothing, wiping incorrectly (back to front instead of front to back) and sexual activity. See your doctor if you have symptoms of a bladder infection.
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What to do for bladder infection?

Antibiotics

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Bladder infections are generally treated with antibiotics. However, before assuming an infection, one should have this confirmed by your doctor, who can run some simple tests to make sure of the diagnosis.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

What leads to bladder infections?

Multiple causes

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Women get more bladder infections than men. More during pregnancy, some related to sex. In men enlarged prostate predisposes to bladder infections. Bladder stones facilitate infections. Bladder infections are usually bacterial and treatable with antibiotics after addressing the underlying cause.
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how u know u got bladder infection?

Peeing hurts

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You may feel like you have to pee all the time and it hurts to pee. Talk with your doc about treatment. It's important because not only do you want to feel better soon, you also want to prevent a bladder infection from zooming up to your kidneys.
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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa answered:

how do i treat a bladder infection?

Antibiotics

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need to do urine culture and treat with antibiotics. Further testing may be needed if recurrent.
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Dr. Bac X. Nguyen answered:

Bladder infection during pregnancy ?

Yes--

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it is rather more common to have bladder infections during pregnancy---and it is important that you seek treatment ASAP because bladder infections/vaginal infections are known to cause increased risks of premature labor...
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Dr. Marvin Den answered:

Does Xanax cause bladder infections?

It should not

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There may be other factors that the xanax may be effecting. On its own it should not
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How do you cure a bladder infection?

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With the appropriate antibiotics.
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What is bladder infections feel like?

Burning on urination

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frequent urge & need to urinate, possible pelvic pain, possible back pain if infection has speread to kidneys. Urine may have an unpleasant or fishy odor.
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