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Bladder Infection That Won T Go Away
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are the best way to treat a UTI (urine infection). It can become dangerous if untreated and can lead to kidney infections (fevers and back pain). For recurrent uti, you should see your doctor to rule out any other problems that might not be a UTI or that may predispose you to getting them. Urinate after sex and stay hydrated. Cranberry supplements can't hurt, but don't treat uti's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Various reasons: Antibiotic failure may occur due to: insufficient dose & duration of antibiotic; drug-resistant bacteria present, non-bacterial infection with yeast or virus; presence of kidney or bladder stones; surgical hardware or kidney abscess causing persistent infection or drug interactions preventing absorption of the antibiotic. Other diseases can mimic UTI such as: interstitial cystitis & sterile pyuria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have several bladder infections that I left untreated but ended up going away. I have now been trying to get pregnant for about a year now and even try on the days im ovulating but still nothing. Could it be because of re occuring bladder infections? I
Not likely.: Unless your infections were associated with an std like chlamydia, you are probably ok. If you are using ovulation kits, be aware that it is usually the day after the test is positive that you ovulate. It may be time to have your partner get a semen analysis and see your gynecologist for an evaluation though since you are hitting that 1 year mark. ...Read more
I've had a few bladder infections and i know I have one now...I hat lost my insurance and don't get it for another 90 days...What should I do for pain?
Treat infection: Call the doctor who has treated you in the past to see if you can get medication to treat the infection and in turn the pain the should go away. You should have had a work-up to find out why you are having repeated infections when you had insurance. There are simple things that women should pay attention to: such as always wiping front to back. ...Read more
What causes bladder infections? Every three months i go to the doctor I am told I have a bladder infection what would cause on going bladder infections? I am being treated after the findings but when i come back I have the infection again what could possi
Frequent UTIs : Frequent or recurrent bladder infections could represent insensitivity of the bacteria to the antibiotics prescribed or to other causes that your doctor should review with you. There may be an anatomic abnormality that can be determined by a urologist. Your question is a valid one that should be discussed with your physician who can take a proper detailed history and physical exam. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: However, the urinary symptoms may make you or your doctor think of infections often, doing more tests, and documenting more episodes. ...Read more
Bladder infections from swimming pools, how do I treat it? My 8 year old daughter get a bladder infection everytime she goes into a swimming pool, is there something i can give her to help avoid this.
Any : Any child that has had multiple urinary tract infections should have a work-up to see if they have an anatomic abnormality that predisposes them to this problem. Often this involves not only a urinalysis, but also imaging such as ultrasound or a dye study to make sure the kidneys, bladder, and all the connections in between are ok. It is not normal for a child to get a urinary tract infection every time they go swimming. Give your child's doctor a call. They can either suggest a work-up or direct you to a pediatric urologist that can help. Good luck! ...Read more
Sister in law just pee-d out a bunch of blood. Didn't hurt, sometimes gets bladder infections, not period. What happened?
I've had utis for a couple of years and bladder infections now and yeast along with BV and vagnitis what do I do i'm going to gyn again soon?
While u wait: While you wait to see your gyn, drink lots of water and try cranberry juice or cranberry tablets to help with UTI symptoms. If you get a fever or think you have another actual infection, call to get in sooner. For yeast, you can use over the counter monistat -7. Don't use it for a few days before your appt because it will make it hard to see yeast or bv. Reducing sugar and carbs prevents yeast. ...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
Bladder infection is also known as Urinary tract infection. 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, ...Read more
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