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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Hello doctors, can vaginal yeast infections cause bladder pain?

Hello doctors, can vaginal yeast infections cause bladder pain?

Referred pain: Sometimes if you have a bad yeast infection it may cause some bladder discomfort but you should see a doctor for a urine culture. ...Read more

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Is there anything that could cause me to have multiple infections at the same time such as oral thrush, yeast infection and bladder?

Is there anything that could cause me to have multiple infections at the same time such as oral thrush, yeast infection and bladder?

Yes: If you are on antibiotics, this can lead to yeast infections. However, if you have thrush in you mouth confirmed and are not on any steroids or other immune system modulator, get seen asap. I would want to check your immune system. ...Read more

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Does sle cause your vaginal area and/or bladder to itch (outside & in) & discomfort? No uti, no bladder infection, no yeast infection, no burning etc

Does sle cause your vaginal area and/or bladder to itch (outside & in) & discomfort? No uti, no bladder infection, no yeast infection, no burning etc

Possibly: Auto-immune conditions cause reactions in areas of the body. In the many sle patients for whom we have cared this has never previously arisen, but if you excluded other possibilities this must be considered. The other question is, what medications are you taking, and are you wearing underpants or using soap or deodorant, etc. To which you may be having an allergic or irritative reaction? ...Read more

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I'm pretty I have fecal incontinence/leakage, thought it was a rectal yeast infection or anal fissure but is surgery the only sure effective treatment?

I'm pretty I have fecal incontinence/leakage, thought it was a rectal yeast infection or anal fissure but is surgery the only sure effective treatment?

Depends: Seepage and staining with liquid stool are usually due to hemorrhoids. Incontinence to solid stool is more serious and needs testing with manometry, electromyogram etc. You should not be on MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) if you have incontinence of stool. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a bladder infection or a yeast infection?

How do I know if I have a bladder infection or a yeast infection?

UTI: An evaluation by your pmd and a urinalysis should answer that question. A bladder or urinary tract infection often causes burning on urination and may cause "cloudy" urine. Yeast infection can cause "itching sensation". Both are treatable. ...Read more

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I had a bladder infection which i took pills for and then a yeast infection. Now im 6 days late and have neg preg test... what's wrong with me?

Yeast infection: Antibiotics can predispose to secondary yeast infections by changing the normal bacteria that inhabit your gut and other areas of the body. Any inflammatory process that may alter your physiological balance may make you miss a menstrual period, and that could include a yeast infection or the emotional trauma accompanying it and your UTI. ...Read more

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I get bladder infections everytime after sex and I do follow all the rules to prevent i now have a yeast infection from meds. What can I do to preven?

I get bladder infections everytime after sex and I do follow all the rules to prevent i now have a yeast infection from meds. What can I do to preven?

UTI: 1) are thee uti's diagnosed by urine cultures? Many times you can have symptoms similar to UTI and there may be no bacteria involved. You may be taking antibiotics unnecessarily. 2) if not done, you should see a urologist and consider using a prophylactic antibiotic before or after intercourse depending on the frequency of uti's. ...Read more

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Is it possible to always have to pee while having a yeast infection?..Or should I check to see if I have a bladder infection

Is it possible to always have to pee while having a yeast infection?..Or should I check to see if I have a bladder infection

See answer: Though vaginal discharge, itching, irritation, and burning on the outside with urination are the typical symptoms vaginitis and yeast infections, urinary frequency and urgency are not and more suggestive of a uti/cystitis/bladder infection or some other type of bladder-related problem. Recommend a urinalysis and a urine culture as next most appropriate test. ...Read more

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I am on a diet to get rid of a systematic yeast infection, so how does the yeast expels itself? It began in my guy moved to my back now in my bladder.

As soon as your gut: is healed, your flora is balanced, and you take the medication (anti-yeast), you'll be feeling better. Too much antibiotics can cause this, and not eating enough probiotics to replace what was lost can add to this. ...Read more

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What is a worse infection to have, a bladder infection or yeast infection?

What is a worse infection to have, a bladder infection or yeast infection?

Bladder infection: If not treated, a bladder infection could lead to a serious complication - a kidney infection. If you have had a bladder infection before and think you have another one, you are right most of the time. Please have a urinalysis and culture and senitivity performed on a clean catch urine specimen for the correct diagnosis and treatment. See your hcp ! don't wait. Uti1. ...Read more

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Is yeast infection pills used to get rid of bladder infections?

Is yeast infection pills used to get rid of bladder infections?

No.: Bladder infections are normally caused by bacteria which require the proper antibiotic. This is completely different than yeast infection pills ( which are antifungal). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection vs. A bladder infection?

What are the symptoms of a yeast  infection vs. A bladder infection?

Mild differences: Yeast infection symptoms tend to have itching, may have whitish discharge- bladder infections tend to have pain, frequency of urination, fever, chills. ...Read more

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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more


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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more