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Can BV or genitals herpes cause UTI symptoms?

Can BV or genitals herpes cause UTI symptoms?

Not really: These infections can cause urinary symptoms (burning, pain) but not typically associated with infection per se. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Could a UTI cause blisters, herpes test negative?

Could a UTI cause blisters, herpes test negative?

Not commonly: Blisters are not commonly seen with urinary tract infections. Are you talking about in the genital area? Was your herpes test a blood test or a viral probe from one of the blisters? I would have your doctor or another doctor take another look at them and help you figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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They diagnosed me with UTI and then they told me it's herpes after they told me I have fungus also.Can fungus cause sore ?And i still have burning..

They diagnosed me with UTI and then they told me it's herpes after they told me I have fungus also.Can fungus cause sore ?And i still have burning..

Vaginitis: It is likely that irritation and inflammation from vaginal yeast or herpes lesions affected the urethra(bladder outlet) and caused urinary symptoms but didn't directly infect your urine. Discuss the treatment of all these conditions with your physician who knows your findings and test results. ...Read more

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Is it true that herpes can be caused by stress/mental not associated w sex have been prescribed ciproflaxin in the past but never diagnosed w herpes per say prescribed cipro by a urologist with the thought that i had a UTI chills[body]numbness in roof

Is it true that herpes can be caused by stress/mental not associated w sex have been prescribed ciproflaxin in the past but never diagnosed w herpes per say prescribed cipro by a urologist with the thought that i had a UTI     chills[body]numbness in roof

Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) : Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) an antibacterial, is not a correct treatment for herpes infection, which is a virus. There are 2 major forms of the herpes virus, 1 and 2. Type 2 infection results in genital infection which is sexually transmitted, not caused by stress, although recurring outbreaks can be promoted by physical or mental stress. Type 1 infection typically presents as a "fever blister" on the lip and is not felt to be sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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I had a UTI when I was tested for herpes. Tested positive. Could the results messed up from the uti?

I had a UTI when I was tested for herpes. Tested positive. Could the results messed up from the uti?

No: UTi is usually caused by bacterial infection. Herpse test is caused by a virus. If the test is aviral culture of a lesion then you have acute Herpes. If it is an antibody it may indicate chronic or acute depending on the type of antibody and type of Herpes positive ...Read more

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If I have genetal herpes and a uti, should I be worried?

If I have genetal herpes and a uti, should I be worried?

Not normal: It is not normal to have UTI symptoms for over a month. Depending on your your sex, women and men might have different things that might or might not relate to your history of previous herpes infection. You should come see a doctor especially when it occurs that long. ...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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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