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Could a UTI be a sign of early pregnancy? I find myself going the bathroom every 10 minutes. Its very aggravating.

Could a UTI be a sign of early pregnancy? I find myself going the bathroom every 10 minutes. Its very aggravating.

No: Uti is an infection that could occur with or without pregnancy and requires treatment. Have your urine checked to be sure. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uti's & early pregnancy symptoms?

What is the difference between uti's & early pregnancy symptoms?

Quite a bit...: Uti: increase frequency, urgency, and burning on urination, even at night. Possible change in odor and color of urine. Maybe some incontinence of urine as well.
Early pregnancy: many women feel nothing except missing period. Some have morning nausea, tender/swollen breasts, increase urination but no burning, and food aversion/cravings etc... Check a hpt. Check with doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I have a UTI what should I do im very early in pregnancy?

I'm pregnant and I have a UTI what should I do im very early in pregnancy?

Visit your MD!: Sooner you get the infections out of your system... The better it is for both of you! Little petty infections might turn big down the road for your little one! Regards and best of luck on your pregnancy ;). ...Read more

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Questioning UTI symptoms or possible early pregnancy symptoms?

Questioning UTI symptoms or possible early pregnancy symptoms?

Take HPT to know.: pregnancy - may have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging & yawning. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medication can I take in early pregnancy for a uti?

What over-the-counter medication can I take in early pregnancy for a uti?

Would not: Do not take otc medications without seeing your obstetrician, having a specific diagnosis made and discussing options at length. Do this for yourself and for the sake of the baby. Get better soon. ...Read more

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I have frequent UTIs and take AZO cranberry pills to prevent them. I'm now early in my pregnancy and unsure if I can continue to take them?

It won't help: Although it has long been believed that cranberry juice or extracts might help prevent or even treat UTIs, recent research has confirmed it has no effect. It probably would be safe to continue Azo cranberry, but it won't help prevent UTI so not point in taking it. Discuss with your obstetrician. Best wishes for a successful pregnancy and healthy baby. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bleeding durring early pregnancy and is it harmful to the child?

Can a UTI cause bleeding durring early pregnancy and is it harmful to the child?

Yes and no: Uti can cause blood in the urine but it is usually not harmful to the fetus. The treatment might be more of a problem to the fetus depending on trimester. ...Read more

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Major early pregnancy symptoms but was diagnosed w/ uti. Uti is going away but my symptoms have increased after negative hpt/urine test at dr's office?

Pregnant?: Probably not. You don't specify what symptoms you are referring to, whether you have missed a period and when, and when testing was done relative to these things. If HCG negative 2 weeks after a missed period, it is unlikely you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I started to have the urge to go pee today I've been having unprotected sex iam trying to get pregnant could it be a sign of pregnancy or do I have a UTI again and if itsa UTI why do I keep getting it?

I started to have the urge to go pee today I've been having unprotected sex iam trying to get pregnant could it be a sign of pregnancy or do I have a UTI again and if itsa UTI why do I keep getting it?

Get a urine test.: Frequent urination can be a symptom of the first trimester of pregnancy but if this very early on, it's more likely an infection. Some women are very prone to urinary infections associated with sexual activity, due to the increased bacteria around the urethral area during sex. It's important to have this caught and treated early if in fact this is what is going on. ...Read more

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Itching down there, often urge to pee, no pee, back aches, nausea, is this a UTI or early pregnancy?

Itching down there, often urge to pee, no pee, back aches, nausea, is this a UTI or early pregnancy?

UTI: The symptoms described can be consistent with UTI. You can drinking cranberry juice. If there is a concern, you can take a pregnancy test - nausea and frequency can be early signs of pregnancy. ...Read more

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So, I have a UTI. I got a urine sample to get medicine and had blood in my urine. That could be a sign of pregnancy but I haven't missed my period?

So, I have a UTI. I got a urine sample to get medicine and had blood in my urine. That could be a sign of pregnancy but I haven't missed my period?

UTI: Hemorrhagic cystitis, a firm of otherwise uncomplicated urinary bladder infection, is not uncommon and responds to the usual prescribed medications. Following treatment, a urine culture and a urinalysis with microscopic examination is important to assure that there is no further blood in the urine and that the infection has cleared. Pregnancy would not be suspected if you haven't missed your period ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms of early pregnancy but I went to the er and they said I have a uti and vomiting and nausea, but it doesn't burn when I pee bu?

I have all the symptoms of early pregnancy but I went to the er and they said I have a uti and vomiting and nausea, but it doesn't burn when I pee bu?

Yes. A uti can mimic: A urinary tract infection can cause the symptoms you are experiencing. Pregnancy can put you at risk for utis because It can lower your immune system. If you don't have a menses after a week, I would retake a urine pregnancy test. It can take time for the pregnancy hormone hcg to build up to detectable levels on a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What can I take for UTI in pregnancy?

Many possibilities: Your treating pcp can select an appropriate antibiotic based on a urine culture & lack of toxicity to the baby. ...Read more

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I have UTI in pregnancy and I'm worried! Help?

Get treated: A UTI is really not a problem if treated. Get you physician to get a culture to make sure when they give you antibiotics, they will take care of the infection. If still having a problem, some people will repeat the culture a few weeks later to make sure it resolved. ...Read more

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Would a UTI go away faster on its own during pregnancy?

UTI and pregnancy: The immune system of pregnant women is lower than that of women who are not pregnant; infections have more difficulty resolving on their own. ...Read more

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Are recurrent but treated utis during pregnancy dangerous and why would they keep coming back?

Are recurrent but treated utis during pregnancy dangerous and why would they keep coming back?

Suppression: If you are having recurrent infections, you should discuss suppressive therapy (antibiotics) with your healthcare provider. You can become very sick from a urinary tract infection in pregnancy and this can lead to premature labor and possibly, premature delivery with infectious complications in you or in the neonate. ...Read more

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Uti in pregnancy, no symptoms. Treat or not?

Uti in pregnancy, no symptoms. Treat or not?

Definitely important: An asymptomatic UTI can easily ascend to the kidneys and result in pyelonephritis. This in turn can induce premature labor resulting in premature birth which in itself can definitely be harmful to the baby. So definitely treat. ...Read more

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Uti infection in pregnancy symptoms?

Uti infection in pregnancy symptoms?

Same as not pregnant: Frequency of urination, hesitancy (stop and go) and pain when urinating. Also might have blood in urine. Later in pregancy might even feel cramping. ...Read more

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Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

No: A UTI will not affect the results of a pregnancy test. The pregnancy test checks for the hormone HCG and a urinary tract infection would have no effect on whether or not your body is producing hcg. ...Read more

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Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: The pregnancy test is still accurate. It is not affected by infection in your urine because it tests for beta HCG, a hormone released by pregnancy, not an infection. ...Read more

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Will a UTI mess with a pregnancy test?

Will a UTI mess with a pregnancy test?

Usually not: The pregnancy test is looking for HCG levels - and this is usually not affected at all by urinary tract infections. ...Read more

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If my pregnancy pain is due to UTI and cyst will my baby be okay?

If my pregnancy pain is due to UTI and cyst will my baby be okay?

Get tested: Untreated utis can lead to kidney infections which can lead to preterm labor. Ovarian cysts and utis do not directly affect the fetus. ...Read more

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What propmems can untreated UTI (enterococcus) cause in pregnancy?

What propmems can untreated UTI (enterococcus) cause in pregnancy?

Infection: Can cause infection in your blood, infection around baby, premature labor.... Highly reccomend you treat it. ...Read more

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If I'm are taking pills for a UTI can I also take a pregnancy test?

Yes, if you missed: Your period. You may take a pregnancy test if you are having unprotected sex and are 4-5 days past the due date of your period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to truly prevent UTI during pregnancy? Thanks.

Hydrate, Probiotics: Staying well hydrated is a simple way to decrease the frequency of urinary infections. A probiotic supplement, supplying "healthy" bacteria, may help restore balance to the bacterial population in the intestine, and has the added benefit of reducing yeast infections. Yogurt is a good example of a probiotic, also supplying a calcium source. Cranberry tablets have protective benefits, too. ...Read more

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If I have all the symptoms of a UTI but that came back negative as well as two pregnancy tests what could it be?

Non-bacterial: Cystitis. There are a number of causes of non-bacterial cystitis. Please consult this site for more information and you may need to consult a urologist.

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/2056602-overview. ...Read more

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I have taken pregnancy tests and all are negative but I have symtoms of a pregnancy but I also have a UTI (5 months) how do I know what to aspect?

I have taken pregnancy tests and all are negative but I have symtoms of a pregnancy but I also have a UTI (5 months) how do I know what to aspect?

Back to School?: A woman who is truly pregnant has no symptoms. The baby, once conceived is not in any way connected to the mother until it is grown big enough to be sharing chemicals and blood with the mother. That takes about fourteen days. Any symptoms before then are known as pre-menstrual. Or they are related to hormones. The tests all tell you that you are not pregnant. Treat your uti. ...Read more

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I think im pregnant but cant get positive tests so found out I have a UTI but I still feel like I have pregnancy symptoms can it be an ectopic pregnan?

I think im pregnant but cant get positive tests so found out I have a UTI but I still feel like I have pregnancy symptoms can it be an ectopic pregnan?

Not likely: You can get a blood test and an ultrasound to settle it.
if the blood HCG is elevated and the uterus is empty and there is a vascular mass next to the uterus, it may be an ectopic, but with negative negative pregancy tests it is unlikely. ...Read more

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What problems can untreated UTI cause during pregnancy? (enterococcus) 

Several: If left untreated and ascends, pyelonephritis (kidney infection) can occur even leading to sepsis. Urinary tract infection can also lead to preterm labor and delivery. ...Read more

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Is it actually true that doctors will check for pregnancy while checking for a uti?

You can request: A urinlaysis & urine culture are different than a urine pregnancy test. Please tell the physician if you believe you may be pregnant and he or she can order a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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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