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Would frequent utis (bladder infections) be caused by an std?

Would frequent utis (bladder infections) be caused by an std?

Almost never: Men with scarred/restricted urethra due to past STD can be susceptible to recurrent UTI, a rare complication these days. Recurrent bladder infections in women have nothing to do with past or current STD. However, in some women sex often triggers UTI, by "massaging" bacteria into the urethra. See your doctor; this is often preventable with low dose antibiotic taken after sex or 1-2 times a week. ...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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Cloudy urine at the start of peeing the rest is clear. Is it due to std, sti, uti, prostatitis, epididymitis, bladder infections or kidney infections?

Cloudy urine at the start of peeing the rest is clear. Is it due to std, sti, uti, prostatitis, epididymitis, bladder infections or kidney infections?

Probably okay if...: Have you felt some change in your usual voiding pattern like burning urination or urethral discharge? Did you get urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine, which should be the minimal yet surest way to confirm if having UTI etc. What you described could be normal to reflect some amorphous phosphate sediment in alkaline urine followed with clear urine. So, seek evaluation & counseling... ...Read more

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Why does sex burn my vagina? I don't have any type of STD and no bladder infection or uti. What could be the problem?. We do lube.

Why does sex burn my vagina? I don't have any type of STD and no bladder infection or uti. What could be the problem?. We do lube.

Water soluble lube?: If you are using a water soluble lube such as k-y or maxi lube then it is likely that you are experiencing either a ph reaction to his sperm or an allergy. Wearing a condom will rule out the latter. Semen is slightly alkaline and the vagina is mildly acidic and can cause a mild acid/base reaction in some women. ...Read more

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If my doc told me i had a y.I. And 3 diflucan (fluconazole) pills didn't work should I bother buying monistat? No STD no UTI or bladder infection

If my doc told me i had a y.I. And 3 diflucan (fluconazole) pills didn't work should I bother buying monistat? No STD no UTI or bladder infection

Not yeast!: Three Diflucan (fluconazole) pills (150-200 mg) should have worked. Also, they work better than monistat. Something else is going on! i could give a better answer, if i new your symtpoms! ...Read more

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I had a Uti and was diagnosed with a bladder infection. I have symptoms of a yeast infection with dark brown discharge. Meds, birth control, std?

I  had a Uti and was diagnosed with a bladder infection. I have symptoms of a yeast infection with dark brown discharge. Meds, birth control, std?

Probably yeast: You could have a yeast infection after antibiotics so you could start over the counter yeast medications and if no help see your provider for en exam and perhaps stronger anti fungal medications and sometimes you may have a secondary infection which needs different medications ...Read more

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Help I used equate tioconazole one day treatment for a bladder infection now my vagina burns for 2 months I had a checkup no STDs no b.i. I have hsv2

Help I used equate tioconazole  one day treatment for a bladder infection now my vagina burns for 2 months I had a checkup no STDs no b.i. I have hsv2

Question?: You didn't ask a question. Consider rephrasing. BUT a few points: Tioconazole is an anti fungal for vaginal yeast infections NOT bladder bacterial infections. If you are unsure of where the infection is from or the type of infection, then seeing your doctor is vital for appropriate care. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


Dr. Marvin Ott
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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