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Can a UTI cause spotting after period?

No: A UTI can cause blood in your urine that can be confused with vaginal bleeding. It will not cause you to have spotting in between cycles. At your age, any abnormal uterine bleeding should be investigated by your physician.

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Can a UTI cause spotting between periods?

No: A UTI can cause blood in your urine that can be confused with vaginal bleeding. It will not cause you to have spotting in between cycles. At your age, any abnormal uterine bleeding should be investigated by your physician.

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Can a UTI cause spotting and menstrual like cramps even after a complete hysterectomy?

Can a UTI cause spotting and menstrual like cramps even after a complete hysterectomy?

Here are some. ..: UTI would not be related with the presence of spotting & mens-like cramps, which in fact are more likely related with topical physical or/& chemical stimulation - usually related with sex / masturbation. So, analyze the sequence of events will deduce possible Dx. So, bring the related info to gyn-doc timely for analysis + objective investigation so to confirm what is going on... Best wish. ..

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Can UTI cause spotting and cramping?

Can UTI cause spotting and cramping?

Yes: But that is not the way diagnoses are made. Uti may be included in what we refer to as a differential diagnosis, but need a full history, exam and labs to be certain. See a doctor and get this worked out thoroughly. Hope it clears up soon.

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Can UTI cause spotting only when you wipe? Cant go to dr for 3 weeks bc they're busy. Spotting for 11 days, no birth control, not pregnant

Can UTI cause spotting only when you wipe? Cant go to dr for 3 weeks bc they're busy. Spotting for 11 days, no birth control, not pregnant

Vaginal spotting: A UTI may cause urinary bleeding, but there are many reasons for vaginal spotting/bleeding. You will need a thorough physical exam, and urine tests. You need to see your doctor.

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Hello docs. I was wondering can UTI cause light pink spotting for a day?

Hello docs. I was wondering can UTI cause light pink spotting for a day?

Possibly: If you have a bladder infection with urethral involvement or irritation, some blood can be seen in the urine.

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Can STD trich/or UTI cause pink brown spotting during first trimester inpregnancy?

Yes: They could both do that and are easily excluded with testing. However, spotting early in pregnancy is fairly common and does not have to reflect any problem or condition that needs to be treated. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org.

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Can UTI cause tss?

Can UTI cause tss?

No: Tss is a group a streptococcal infection or staphylococcus aureus infection or colonization associated with the sudden onset of shock and organ failure. On streptococcal tss soft tissue infection is the most common portal of entry. A UTI is almost never the cause of either type of tss.

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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.

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Can UTI cause sticky urine?

Can UTI cause sticky urine?

Diabetes?: Urine can be sticky, foamy, sweet smelling in patients with diabetes that is poorly controlled. See your physician to check your urinalysis for glucose as well as blood glucose to check for diabetes (sugar too high in blood).

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Will a UTI cause me to bleed?

Will a UTI cause me to bleed?

Blood in urine: Hematuria (blood in the urine) is often seen in urinary tract infection. Please see your doctor dortreatment

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Can a UTI cause erection problems?

Can a UTI cause erection problems?

Possibly: Urinary tract infections and sexual dysfunction in men such as erectile dysfunction or impotence symptoms may occur simultaneously. This infection affects mostly men who are 50 years or above in age. Sexually active men are at an increased risk being affected. At your age would exclude other factors first. Also ask your doctor why you are having utis. Not common at your age in men.

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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.

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Does the medication for a UTI cause a lot of discharge?

Does the medication for a UTI cause a lot of discharge?

No: Antibiotics don't directly cause discharge. Broad spectrum antibiotics as a result of reducing your normal "flora" (protective bacteria) can lead to a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis, both of which can cause discharge.

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Can a UTI cause bv?

Can a UTI cause bv?

No: These are two separate and different clinical entiities. A urinary tract infection is just that. Bacterial vaginosis is more of colonization of the vaginal barrel by different bacteria that produce a discharge.

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Could a UTI cause a miscarriage?

Could a UTI cause a miscarriage?

Probably not: There are many different reasons for miscarriage ranging for chomosomal problems to blood clotting problems. Uti unless severe with fever generally do not cause

Dr. James Lin
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more