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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

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Can a bladder infection mimic a short period?

UTI: Urinary tract infection can cause bleeding from irinary tract known as hematiria and mimic spotting. Associated symptoms of burning, dusuria, frequency of urination helps with diagnosis of uti. ...Read more

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Help please! could bladder infection cause a late period cycle?

UTI and menses: A bladder infection (UTI) involves a bacterial infection of the urinary bladder and has no influence on one's menstrual cycle. If you are concerned about your cycle, do a pregnancy test and if negative, see your gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can bladder infection interrupt or delay my period?

Can bladder infection interrupt or delay my period?

Probably not: Bladder infections typically have no effect on periods. Serious infection of the kidneys with fever, chills, and systemic symptoms can make you ill enough to miss or delay a period. ...Read more

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Can bladder/yeast/urethra infection cause delayed period?

Can bladder/yeast/urethra infection cause delayed period?

No, it shouldn't.: No, it shouldn't. If you are late, check a pregnancy test. If negative, you might give it a little more time, but if you don't start, call your MD. ...Read more

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Will a bladder infection stop your menstrual period?

Will a bladder infection stop your menstrual period?

Not usually: Ther are many different factors to why a period may stop. Usually infection alone would not necessarily effect the period, though stress can effect your cycle. If the infection is severe enough that your body is stressed this could potentially change the cycle...But this is not usual. ...Read more

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Why do I get bladder infections every time I have my period?

Why do I get bladder infections every time I have my period?

General risk factors: Thus far there has not been a direct link or cause and effect of menstrual cycle and UTI. Certainly there are hormonal changes but not correlated with UTI risk. Bottom line, continue to due the basics for UTI prevention and then see a Urologist to have further w/u ...Read more

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Frequent bladder infections and occasional lower ab cramps and pain. I've had ovarian cysts before, and I have irregular periods. What's causing these?

Frequent bladder infections and occasional lower ab cramps and pain. I've had ovarian cysts before, and I have irregular periods. What's causing these?

Cannot diagnose: This is not something that can be solved without a full history and physical exam and perhaps some imaging studies. See a doctor and get this evaluated soon. Good luck and best wishes for a new year. ...Read more

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After a bladder infection on the day my period was due i had long string brownish discharge and then extreme light brown bleeding.Could i be pregnant?

After a bladder infection on the day my period was due i had long string brownish discharge and then extreme light brown bleeding.Could i be pregnant?

Pregnancy: The delay in your cycle start is a more likely clue that you may be pregnant. The bladder infection will not affect the chance or let you know that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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


Dr. Walter Husar
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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