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Bladder Infection Symptoms
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
Day 4 of Macrobid , bladder infection, symptoms are worse since last night. Culture done, said I’m on the right rx. Do I return to the dr or wait?
Maybe: If this is a recurrent problem, yes. Otherwise , no. ...Read more
What are the typical bladder infection symptoms? I think I have a bladder infection, but i'm not sure. What are some of the symptoms? Is it the same as a urinary tract infection?
Burning,urgency,freq: Dysuria or burning on urination... The need to urinate urgently, urgency... The need to urinate frequently, frequency are the most common signs of a urinary tract infection. If the infection is in the kidney pain in the flank or back, fever and chills are common. Uti encompasses both bladder and kidney infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the most common bladder infection symptoms? I have pain in my lower abdomen and pressure there and in my vagina.
I am experiencing some form of bladder infection. Symptoms: Pain during urination, brown spotting, abdomen pain, occasional back pain. No acess to doc?
Yea : If you take antibiotics to treat ulcer. ...Read more
Can certain bladder infection symptoms be signs of pregnancy. Back pain, cramping, no stinging when urinating, no cloudy/bloody urine?
Yes and it can be: confusing. Back pain and cramping occur with both pregnancy and urinary tract infection (UTI), along with difficulty voiding, increased urine frequency, cloudy urine, malaise/fatigue and vaginal spotting. Pain on urination, bloody urine, and fever are only seen with UTI. Anorexia, morning sickness, dizziness, and mood swings are usually only seen in pregnancy. ...Read more
Difference in urinary tract, kidney, and bladder infections? Or symptoms? How long does it take to get urine test results? Treatment for 2 year old?
UTi: There is usually no difference between bladder and kidney infection other than fever. Kidney infection tend to have fevers. Other symptoms of kidney infection is vomiting, back pain, more sick-looking. Bladder infections tend to have frequency, pain on voiding and urgency. Results of urinalysis is usually available immediately at the pediatrician's office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bacteruria: Bladder infection without symptoms usually referred to as bacteruria is usually benign, however can be due to certain organisms such as pseudomonnas, which don't always cause symptoms. Can be serious if subject has bladder reflux, in which case bactweria can reach and invade the kidney, sometimes without symptoms. Patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction may not feel anything + have stones etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In vulnerable people: Yes. But it would suggest that the infection--which depresses all functions to a degree, including brain function--is triggering rather than causing the mood changes. So as well as treating the infection, a psychiatrist should help evaluate the depression and anxiety. ...Read more
Urinalysis showed traces of a bladder infection. My symptoms are fatigue, dizziness, mild cramps. Should I take the antibiotics or get 2nd opinion?
Antibiotics: I would recommend antibiotics and see if your symptoms resolve. ...Read more
Colonization: Some people have bacteria in their urine that does not cause symptoms, but is difficult to eradicate. In this case, one can differentiate between a real infection, in which the person has symptoms (pain, burning with urination, fever, even sepsis) or is merely colonized with minimally virulent bacteria. The latter may be best-served by surveillance rather than aggressive antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
If you don't have typical symptoms of a bladder infection and the symptoms slightly stop but you still urinate all the time?
Looking for causes of uti, websites only say bacteria is the cause but not how. I read up on some UTI and bladder infection causes and symptoms, and while my girlfriend and i are sexually active, we haven't had sex for almost 3 weeks for shes away at scho
Urinary : Urinary tract infections are very common in women due to their short urethra. It is most common when they are sexually active, or delay urination (such as with teachers) when they shouldn't have. Remember always urinate after sex first, then cuddle. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Went to doctor & hospital bad bladder infection worsening same symptoms. Fvr, chills, excruciating pain. Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) shot, tramadol, nothing works.cryin?
Yes: Yes, there is always the possibility of a misdiagnosis, but pregnant women have a higher probability of something called asymptomatic bacteruria. That is when bacteria is found in the urine without any burning, frequency, or urgency. Treatment is very important to reduce any ill effects to the baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a doc: If you are having fever, chills and other flu-like symptoms after a bladder infection, it is possible that the infection has spread to our kidneys and bloodstream. You really need to be seen by a doctor and get this treated. Once an infection gets in the bloodstream its way more serious then a simple bladder infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bladder infection: Needs medical attention. If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! in some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing. Get well soon. ...Read more
Help please? I want to know what are good remedies to get over bladder infections and what are the symptoms?
I don't believe: that any home remedies will be adequate to treat a urinary tract infection. The offending organism needs to be eradicated. For instance an antibiotic would be used for a bacterial infection. Symptoms may include burning with urination, having to go frequently, small amounts. etc. ...Read more
Several symptoms. : The most common symptoms of a bladder infection are pain with urination, low abdominal and pain, frequent urination with occasional sensations of urgency. There is sometimes blood in the urine, and in severe cases, fever and flank pain if the kidney is involved. If you think you have an infection, see your physician who can test your urine and recommend treatment. ...Read more
Depends.: Answers are different depending on gender and age. It is very common in women, due to their short urethra. Any trauma. including irritation, to the orifice of the urethra (even if microscopic scratch) can serve as an entry way for germs to travel up the urinary tract symptoms. No bubble baths, fragrances in detergents or soaps, over-scrubbing, etc. can do it. ...Read more
Bladder infections: The only sure remedy to treat a bladder infection (BI) is by appropriate antibiotics. Its symptoms are burning on urination and frequency. A BI is seen more commonly in women than men, as the have a shorter urethra so bacteria can enter their bladder easier. If you have symptoms of a BI, see a physician, have your urine cultured and get started on an appropriate antibiotic. Good luck. ...Read more
I keep getting bladder infections that turn into kidney infections by the time i notice any symptoms. Is this something I should be worried about?
Yes: You need to find out the cause and try to fix it before these infections cause major damage. ...Read more
Im23 &always get silent bladder infections Can a silent bladder infect. Cause a silent kidney infection?Can it delay period &cause pregnancy symptoms?
Silent UTIs: Yes, silent UTIs and bladder infections can lead to kidney infections (pyelonephritis) if left untreated. Typically, kidney infections are not "silent". they typically cause generalized symptoms (fever, aches) as well as pain at the kidney (lower r or l back). It is essential to get this these treated as they can lead to loss of kidney fcn. Infxn will not delay menses. See your doc for preg test. ...Read more
UTI: Urine formed by the kidneys is usually sterile. Bladder infections are caused by bacteria that travel from the vaginal area into the bladder. Incorrect wiping technique introduce bacteria into the bladder meaust. The lining of the urinary tract can usually kill bacteria and loss of this function maybe the reason for recurrent infection. Any obstruction in the urinary tract can also cause a uti. ...Read more
?Sex, ?hygiene: Could be: you don't urinate after sex and go to sleep with a full bladder, use bubble-bath or take tub baths rather than shower, wipe wrong way, don't spread your thighs when urinating + thus trapping urine behind labia, withhold urge to void, wear thongs or non-cotton underwear, are constipated or are menopausal. All or any of the above could make you prone tro utis. ...Read more
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
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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