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Can Ngu Form From A Uti
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
Here are some ...: Urinalysis with or without urine culture with properly collected urine specimen is to confirm if one's voiding symptoms results from UTI, but usually NGU will not be tested except suspecting STD-related urethritis or vaginitis. But foremost is clinical history + professional alertness which lead to timely testing. More? Seek professional evaluation and counseling to lessen confusion & ease anxiety ...Read more
Is ngu contractable only through sex? As in can someone contract ngu from a UTI without having sex?
Almost always sex: Non-gonococcal urethritis or ngu, sometimes known as nsuis almost caused through sexual contact. The most common cause is bacterial duie to chlamydia, and less commonly ureaplasma, hemophylus or mycoplasma. Trichcomonas, a parasitic infection and rarely herpes (a virus) can be causative. Ureaplasma ngu can be transmitted without sex. Non infectious causes are catheterization or spermicidal cream. ...Read more
I have frequent and urgent urination. My urine also looks cloudy with swirling going on. 2 UTI tests. Both negative. Ngu negative. Any thoughts?
NGU is STD, UTI isn't: Urinary tract infection (UTI) and nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) are separate problems. But some doctors don't know the difference and diagnose UTI in men with NGU. UTIs are rare in men under age 35. Most NGU has negative STD tests, but it's still an STD. You're female, per your profile. Are you concerned for yourself or a male partner? I can help better with more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My partner told me she had chlamydia. I had symptoms but test was negative. Could this be NGU or gonorrhea or UTI?
Yes: Unprotected sexual exposure puts you at risk for all STDs, for which you should be tested, not just chlamydia. Perhaps they did when they tested you – find out. If you have had further unprotected sex after testing you need retesting. A diagnosis of NGU requires exclusion of gonorrhea. Practice safe sex! Good luck ...Read more
Home testing: Home testing for a UTI (urinary tract infection) is readily available at a local pharmacy. ...Read more
Here are some...: The related effect from dry humping may induce its physical aftereffects, which may simulate the symptoms of UTI but should resolve in 1-5 days. If urinary Sx persists and lasts not as usually expected, still seek evaluation & counseling timely, instead of continuing speculation with uncertainty, anxiety, and fear. ...Read more
From the urine test, I have uti. No pain/symptomps except swollen meatus (form a pair of lips). Is it one of uti's symptom? If yes, how come?
Can be: The swollen meatus may result from UTI due to exposure to toxin & cytokines, from UTI and the reaction may be worsened by a pair of lips. The two are likely exasperating the effects of each other. By the way, there is no risk to the owner of the pair of lips. ...Read more
Iam taking cephalexin for uti.After eating any food, stomach starts paining and going stool which is in semi solid form.Anything to concern?
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