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Can the signs of a UTI also be the signs of an STD?

Can the signs of a UTI also be the signs of an STD?

UTI: A UTI (urinary tract infection) can include frequency, burning, foul odor, lower abdominal pain, or fatigue. I would advise you to go to see a medical provider and have your urine undergo a urinalysis. Std's can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

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


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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?

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 more

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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?

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

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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

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

Not uncommon: First intercourse may cause discomfort while urinating. However, if symptoms worsen or persist, or if other symptoms such as vaginal discharge or abdominal pain arise, you should see your primary care doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is a UTI a std?

Is a UTI a std?

No: Urinary tract infections are not STD's but in women intercourse contributes to the development of UTI. Often referred to as "honeymoon cystitis" UTI begins when bacteria ascends from the ano- genital area up the urethra. Intercouse aids this process. ...Read more

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Difference between STD and uti?

Type: UTI is urinary tract infection. Can be caused by several types of germs. STDs are one group of germs that can be a cause. If sexually active and concerned ask your MD to run std test on urine ...Read more

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How to know if I have a uti, dryness or std?

How to know if I have a uti, dryness or std?

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

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When they test for utis do they test for stds?

When they test for utis do they test for stds?

No: You need additional testing done for sexually transmitted diseases. They can run some tests on the urine for chlaymdia and gonorrhea, but will need more samples to check for everything else. Don't wait to get tested if you think you have something! ...Read more

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Will UTI test come up negative if you have an STD?

Will UTI test come up negative if you have an STD?

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

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What are obvious symptoms between a UTI and an std?

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

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Can an STD really stop uti medication from working?

Can an STD really stop uti medication from working?

No: No, this doesn't happen. You misunderstood something you read or that your doctor might have said. ...Read more

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If you had an std, would the UTI test come up positive?

If you had an std, would the UTI test come up positive?

No: A urinalysis will not specifically tell a doctor if you have an std. It is only a screening tool used to assess for the risk of a urinary tract infection. A culture will identify the presence and type of the cause of the infection. ...Read more

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Are you more likely to contract a STD if you have a uti?

Are you more likely to contract a STD if you have a uti?

Not likely: You get stds from having sex with a person who is infected or a carrier. Safe sex will help to prevent this and it is not increased generally because of a preexisting uti. ...Read more

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Hi, I was wondering can a UTI have the same symptoms as an STD?

Hi, I was wondering can a UTI have the same symptoms as an STD?

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

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Can you tell me if I had an std, would the UTI test come up positive?

Can you tell me if I had an std, would the UTI test come up positive?

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

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Can there be utis or STDs that when you get, you become fatgued for sometimes long periods of time?

Can there be utis or STDs that when you get, you become fatgued for sometimes long periods of time?

Yes any infection ca: Yes any infection not treated can cause fatigue for long period of time, the commonest to cause that symptoms is untreated HIV infection., infectioous mononucleosis, recurrent or chronic UTI can cause that too. You need to be checked and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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Frequent UTIs but no STDs- why do I keep getting UTIs?

Frequent UTIs but no STDs- why do I keep getting UTIs?

Low immunity: Lowered immunity can cause frequent UTIs. Taking a zinc supplement 25-50 mg/day and a good probiotic daily might help solve the problem since they both boost immunity. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms UTI problems and/or stds?

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 more

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Can minocycline treat non-std uti?

Can minocycline treat non-std uti?

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

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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


Dr. Martin Raff
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

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