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Doctor insights on: Bladder Infection And Period

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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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Can a bladder infection delay period?

Can a bladder infection delay period?

Unlikely: A simple UTI (urinary urgency, frequency, burning, bladder pressure/discomfort) associated with an abnormal urinalysis and positive culture (if done) would be a very unlikely cause of a delayed/late period. Possibly more likely with a severe kidney infection (fever, chills, feel sick) which affects the body as a whole. Many more likely explanations for delayed period than a uti. ...Read more

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How can you tell a bladder infection from a period?

How can you tell a bladder infection from a period?

Completely different: A bladder infection often presents with burning on urination, increased frequency and urgency, pain or discomfort above your pubis and rarely, fever and other systemic symptoms. Blood in the urine does occur with some forms of bladder infection, but this is typically different from vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can a UTI or bladder infection effect your period if it has not been treated yet?

Maybe: Any infection in the genital area can have an effect from one organ to another. Get your infection diagnosed ; treated. ...Read more

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Can an std, UTI, or bladder infection stop your period?

No: STDs, UTIs and bladder infections don't tend to stop your period. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can i get bladder infection a day after period? how did i get it? is there a home medicine ?

Can i get bladder infection a day after period? how did i get it? is there a  home medicine ?

Yes: You can get a bladder infection at any point in time. Some women are more sensitve at certain times of the month or in fact during sexual activity. The best "home medicine" is good hygene, wiping technique and good hydration ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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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