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Can A Uti Be A Sign Of Std
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
Is white discharge discomfort and burning a sign of UTI or bacterialv I have no STDs dr only did a urine sample said its a UTI I think it's bacterialv?
See a Gynecologist: Vaginal discharge, irritation may associated with a infection other than a yeast infection. You should see your gynecologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. You may have a yeast infection resistant to that specific otc medication. Other infections such a bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, contact dermatitis, or other skin conditions can have similar symptoms to a yeast infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have frequent urination and I got my urine tested at the doctor... No signs of a UTI or an STD. I am not experiencing any pain. What could it be?
Lots of Water?: Hi Dorothy, It was a really good idea to have your urine tested and rule out an infection either in the urinary tract or the genital tract. Frequent urination usually occurs because of the amount of water that we drink or the types of beverages that we drink. You will notice an increase in urination if you drink beverages with caffeine or alcohol. Thanks for y our question. Dr. Oates ...Read more
Can your first sexual intercourse cause temporary and minor discomfort while urinating? I have this minor pain yet no std's, or any other signs of uti
Yes: Of the dozen or more infections that can pass during sex, some can show up soon and be obvious while others can hide for years. Some hpv strains can remain hidden for decades before your pap smear changes and shows possible changes of cancer.If you are sexually active, let your doc know so they can test you for those with the most troublesome effects on your health. ...Read more
Depends on std: Some will produce symptoms and findings that overlap with a UTI. Most STD's require expensive testing beyond the normal urinalysis and culture. These germs often go to different tissues and will not show up on basic UTI tests. If you suspect you were exposed, be sure to tell the healthcare provider or it may be overlooked. ...Read more
UTI and STDs: Some sexually transmitted diseases have symptoms similar to urinary tract infection. This is because both can cause inflammation in the urethra. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichamonas, ureaplasma and mycoplasma all can cause burning, frequency and pain in the bladder or urinary opening. Even worse is the fact that they often cause no symptoms. ...Read more
No: No, this doesn't happen. You misunderstood something you read or that your doctor might have said. ...Read more
Possibly: Since there are STI's that have few or no symptoms in a percentage of patients, this can happen. People with a UTI can also have few or no symptoms. If you are concerned that you have been exposed, you need to inform your health provider. Simple urine tests for a UTI will not usually include testing for STI's. ...Read more
Possibly: Urine tests help us determine if there is an inflammatory process going on - like an infection. They do not tell us what the infection is until a culture is done. STD's can cause inflammation of our urinary tract (bladder, urethra, etc), so basic urine tests can be positive. If the STD is not cause inflammation of the urinary tract, a urine test will not be positive. ...Read more
Can there be utis or STDs that when you get, you become fatgued for sometimes long periods of time?
Could my UTI reoccur? I have previously been treated for a UTI and an STD. My symptoms now feel liKe a UTI. The pain started after I had protected sex
Yes: Recurrent UTIs a common problem for many women. Typical UTI symptoms: urinary urgency, frequency, burning/pain, voiding small amounts, bladder pressure, and sometimes blood. Important to have both a urinalysis and a urine culture done to document the presence of a UTI as well as identify the bacteria (and appropriate antibiotic sensitivities) as there are other urological conditions that mimic UTI ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing or. ....: You could have UTI or std without any symptoms. So high index of suspicion is needed. The usual symptoms for UTI are pain in the bladder area, burning when urinating, frequency, or fever/chills with backpain may suggest kidney infection. For std - there are many kinds - but look for discharge (other than white in color), odor, unusual irritation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not typical choice: Minocycline is not typically used as a first line choice a bladder infection. The most common causes of bladder infections are caused by gram neg rod bacteria and they are not typically treated with that antibiotic. Check with your doctor to determine what the best choice of medication can treat your infection. ...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
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more