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Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Can a urinary tract infection cause you to break out in a rash?

Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Usually no,: But it depends on where is the rash. If in the local area of the perineum, it may be that the urine infection is a part of a bigger picture like severe vaginal infection infection. This will certainly need medical care. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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My doctor proscribed me ciprofloxacin for my urinary tract infection. I have mononucleosis. Will this cause a rash?

Dr. Oscar Novick
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My doctor proscribed me ciprofloxacin for my urinary tract infection. I have mononucleosis. Will this cause a rash?

Mono: Iyou may develop a rash, but it could be due to mono and not to Cipro. Cipro is not known to cause a rash with mono ...Read more

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Dr. Joel Gallant
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Is there any difference between bladder infection and a urinary tract infection?

Dr. Joel Gallant
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Is there any difference between bladder infection and a urinary tract infection?

Yes: All bladder infections are urinary tract infections, but not all urinary tract infections are bladder infections. You could have a kidney infection (pyelonephritis), which would be a uti, but more serious than a bladder infection (cystitis). ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection?

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How do you tell the difference between a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection?

Terminology: A bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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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?

Dr. Michael Ein
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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 more

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Dr. James Krick
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How do a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection differ?

Dr. James Krick
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How do a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection differ?

UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cystitis, although quit irritating, does not cause systemic symptoms such as fever, body aches etc. Pyelonephritis (also a uti) on the other hand is an infection of the kidney causing significant systemic symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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What is the difference between a bladder infection and uti? Is a bladder infection the same as a urinary tract infection?

Dr. James Krick
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What is the difference between a bladder infection and uti? Is a bladder infection the same as a urinary tract infection?

UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cystitis, although quit irritating, does not cause systemic symptoms such as fever, body aches etc. Pyelonephritis (also a uti) on the other hand is an infection of the kidney causing significant systemic symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Morse
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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for urinary tract infection/bladder infection?

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for urinary tract infection/bladder infection?

Drink fluids: To help flush the bladder. Sometimes the symptoms will go away. If they don't improve on a day or two, go see your health care provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Is this a bladder infection or urinary tract infection?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Is this a bladder infection or urinary tract infection?

Incomplete question: You have not provided enough information to provide an opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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I was wondering what are some things you can do at home to ease the pain of bladder infection or urinary tract infection?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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I was wondering what are some things you can do at home to ease the pain of bladder infection or urinary tract infection?

Are you taking: Antibiotics? I trust that you saw your doctor and have been prescribed proper antibiotics that you are taking. After that you need to drink plenty of water and you can take over the counter pain medication for pain relief. If the pain persists for more than a day or so, please contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Skin Rash (Definition)

Skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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