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Can Chlamydia Cause Uti
Different problems: Chlamydia infects the urinary tract, so technically is a type of UTI. However, normal UTIs are entirely different medical problems from chlamydia. Neither one causes the other. UTIs are not caught from other people: natural bacteria from the intestine cause them. Chlamydia is only caught by sex with another person who already has it. There are no exceptions. Does that help clear things up? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
Yes and no: Chlamydia usually infects the urethra in men, and the urethra is part of the urinary tract. Technically, therefore, most chlamydial infections in meare UTIs. But in normal use, "UTI" means non-STD infection higher in the urinary tract (bladder, prostate, kidneys) and chlamydia doesn't do that. It can cause UTI-like symptoms, so testing for chlamydia may be wise. But it's rare at your age of 45. ...Read more
Maybe: The use of certain antibiotics can suppress or alter one's native bacterial flora. For example, many women will experience a vaginal fungal infection following the use of certain antibiotics because their resident bacteria have been reduced by the antibiotic. I believe it is rare to experience symptoms of a cystitis from the use of antibiotics, however. ...Read more
UTI cause: Fingering cannot cause a urinary tract infection (UTI). Sexual intercourse (S) can, in a woman. That is due to the short length of the urethra in a woman allowing bacteria (B) to enter her bladder (B) . Fingering a woman's vagina does not introduce any B into her bladder. If a woman has UTI's after the sex, she should urinate as soon as possible after S to prevent the B from entering her B. ...Read more
See below: From UpToDate: Mycoplasma genitalium is also a common cause in pre-menopausal women. In post-menopausal women PID is not common, but E.coli and anaerobic bacteria are often the cause......* However, in most cases, the precise microbial etiology of PID is unknown. Regardless of the initiating pathogen, PID is clinically considered a mixed infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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