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Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Not usually: This would depend on the skin coming into contact with the urine. A barrier such as a&d ointment can correct that. If the two things happened at the same time i would be concerned something else is going on. ...Read more

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


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Can a UTI cause vaginal bumps? I recently got diagnosed with a bad UTI and no i woke up with a pimple like thing on my vagina just on the outside.

Can a UTI cause vaginal bumps? I recently got diagnosed with a bad UTI and no i woke up with a pimple like thing on  my vagina just on the outside.

May be a cyst : This may be a barholins cyst. If it does not resolve with gentle cleansings and warm compresses, it may require attain by your gynecologist if it does not resolve within 3 weeks or becomes worse or infected. ...Read more

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Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

No, BV does!: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause vaginal bleeding?

Can a UTI cause vaginal bleeding?

Shouldn't: A UTI should not affect the vagina, however some women with a UTI will have lots of blood in the bladder and it can appear that there is blood coming from the vagina. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause vaginal pain?

Can a UTI cause vaginal pain?

Yes: The vagina and bladder are attached so irritation in one organ may cause secondary irritation or pain in the other. This will likely resolve once your UTI is treated. ...Read more

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Can a uti cause light vaginal bleeding ?

Can a uti cause light vaginal bleeding ?

Yes: Many UTIs start with vaginal bacteria, so you may have irritation of the vagina and UTI symptoms. In addition, STDs can cause cervical bleeding and UTI symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Does UTI cause bumps?

Does UTI cause bumps?

No : Infected urine inside the bladder will not cause external bumps. Those would need to be evaluated by examination. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause yellow discharge? I've yellow vaginal discharge on daily basis. Went for c&s test, no pathogen seen. Negative for wet mount.

Can UTI cause yellow discharge? I've yellow vaginal discharge on daily basis. Went for c&s test, no pathogen seen. Negative for wet mount.

Probably not UTI: UTI doesn't cause vaginal discharge. Probably you were tested for STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) and negative wet mount suggests you were checked for vaginal infections bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, and yeast. But that test messes almost half of trichomonas infections; ask doc about the newly available DNA test for trich, a far better test. Also ask about cervicitis and maybe retest for STDs. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a UTI or yeast infection to cause bumps in the vaginal area? Also can the medication Macrobid cause bumps as a side effect?

Is it possible for a UTI or yeast infection to cause bumps in the vaginal area? Also can the medication Macrobid cause bumps as a side effect?

No: A UTI will not cause bumps. A yeast infection will not either unless you scratch the area so much it becomes very irritated. Macrobid would not cause bumps unless you were allergic to it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a bump in vaginal area when having a uti?

Is it possible to get a bump in vaginal area when having a uti?

UTI: This is unlikely to be responsible for a vaginal "bump". To diagnose this you need to be examined. Go see a doctor, possibly your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and bumps on my groin area around my vagina. Have a UTI but the bumps are like acne?

I am experiencing  vaginal itching and bumps on my groin area around my vagina.  Have a UTI but the bumps are like acne?

Vulva bumps: The vagina is on the inside, and outside is the vulva, which has hair and can have inflammation and itching from soaps, lotions and sweating and wearing certain kinds of undies and moisturizers Wash the outside with head and shoulders, rinse well with water, dry well, and use a tiny bit of hydrocortisone cream 1%. and nothing else. Wear only cotton under wear. If not better go to a doctor ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause you to break out in random rashes on different areas of your body? That come and go quickly

Can a UTI cause you to break out in random rashes on different areas of your body? That come and go quickly

Hives?: It seems you are describing hives, these can be due to the treatment medication if you are taking any for your uti. Call your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Can a uti cause your pelvic area to feel tender to touch?

Can a uti cause your pelvic area to feel tender to touch?

It could, but...: ...a lot depends on the details. Tenderness over the bladder or in that area during pelvic exam likely is due to UTI, but usually not tenderness in other areas, like one side or the other and in the region of ovaries and tubes. Chlamydia and gonorrhea can mimic UTI symptoms and cause non-bladder pelvic tenderness (if at risk for STD). Many other possiblities as well. Discuss with the doctor. ...Read more

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Can uti cause a strange feeling in lower tummy and groin area?

Can uti cause a strange feeling in lower tummy and groin area?

Yes: Usually a UTI will give you burning when you urinate, an urgency to urinate, and frequency of urination. It can also cause an aching or cramping in your lower abdomen or groin. Other causes of pain could be an STD, constipation, ovarian pain, menstrual cramps, etc. I would get a urine test at your PCP or an urgent care to know for sure. ...Read more

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Does UTI cause hardness in lower abdomen and pelvic area?

Does UTI cause hardness in lower abdomen and pelvic area?

UTI: Not usually. If this is happening to you, go and see your doctor and be examined and evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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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