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What are all symptoms of a urinary tract infections?

What are all symptoms of a urinary tract infections?

Quite a few: Frequency and urgency of urination. Burning or stinging with urination, foul smelling urine, bloody urine. Urge incontinence or leaking. Lower abdominal pain or tenderness, back/flank pain if infection reaches the kidneys. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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


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What cause urinary tract infections?

What cause urinary tract infections?

Causes of UTI: Most common is bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause urinary tract infections? Have gotten a UTI two months in a row following growth and pain in ovarian cyst.

Can an ovarian cyst cause urinary tract infections? Have gotten a UTI two months in a row following growth and pain in ovarian cyst.

It is unlikely: That an ovarian cyst will cause a UTI. However, some women may experience similar symptoms which may be mistaken for a UTI. Careful testing of the urine is required to rule out UTI. It is easy to overdiagnose UTI.

I hope you feel better soon ...Read more

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How does this disease cause UTI urinary tract infections?

Please clarify....: To which disease are you referring? Can you please rephrase your question? ...Read more

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Urinary tract infections in pre-teens? What's the usual cause?

Urinary tract infections in pre-teens? What's the usual cause?

Bacteria from stool: Majority of the bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTI) are bacteria that live in our intestines. Girls without any anatomical problems most often get UTI because they are not wiping in the correct direction (ie. Front to back) after urination. In teenage girls another cause can be sexual activity. ...Read more

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What organism typically causes urinary tract infections?

What organism typically causes urinary tract infections?

E. Coli: E. Coli is present in vaginal secretions which is the most common bacteria to cause bladder infections (uti). ...Read more

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Will urinary tract infections cause bleeding into the urine?

Will urinary tract infections cause bleeding into the urine?

Some do: Some strains of bacteria are more frequently associated with blood in the urine (hematuria) just as some post-menopausal women are more liely to have hematuria associated with cystitis or utis than pre-menopausal women. ...Read more

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Was wondering what illesses would cause right rib pain and urinary tract infections?

Was wondering what illesses would cause right rib pain and urinary tract infections?

Depends: If the "rib pain" is in the back, this may indicate that your kidneys are infected. If in the front, these may be unrelated. If you have recurrent UTI discuss prevention strategy with your doctor (hydration, peeing immediately after sex, etc). ...Read more

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Is sexual activity one of the commonly recognized causes of urinary tract infections?

Is sexual activity one of the commonly recognized causes of urinary tract infections?

Yes: It's common for a woman to get a urinary tract infection shortly after she begins having intercourse. The anatomy and physics send the bacteria up the urethra into the bladder. It's a wonderful time, and remembering to drink plenty of water and empty the bladder often may not fit so well with the mood -- but try to remember. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Das urinary tract infections cause weight loss?

Das urinary tract infections cause weight loss?

UTI: Urinary tract infection should not cause weight loss. If you are losing weight and you are not dieting to lose weight, you need to be checked to find the cause of the weight loss. ...Read more

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What causes some one to get urinary tract infections every month?

What causes some one to get urinary tract infections every month?

Here are some. ..: How have you known having monthly UTI? Is it based on irritative voiding symptoms or symptoms + urine culture? If just on symptoms around period or ovulation, such irritative voiding symptoms may be related with hormonal change making urinary lining more sensitive in some; if on Sx + U-culture, you then indeed have bacterial UTI, which could be treated with timely use of preventive antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have 3 urinary tract infections in less than 2 months? Which consequences can it cause?

Frequent UTI's: It is not normal to have 3 uti's in 2 months. The causes of these uti's may be due to the fact that you have an anatomical problem leading to obstruction of your urine outflow tract. You should see a urologist to be evaluated for a possible obstruction and if one is present and resolved, you may not have any more utis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do urinary tract infections cause delirium?

Why do urinary tract infections cause delirium?

Only if septic: Urinary tract infections may complicate with sepsis or septicemia which may affect the brain function and cause delirium. ...Read more

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What causes urinary tract infections in the elderly?

What causes urinary tract infections in the elderly?

It depends: In elderly men enlarged prostate, neurogenic bladder, urinary retention, indwelling Foley catheters, diabetes.
In elderly women neurogenic bladder, vaginitis, diabetes. ...Read more

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Can urinary tract infections be caused by masturbating?

Low risk: Some women get urinary infection due to sex, even without any sexually transmitted infections. A male is very unlikely to get urinary infection from masturbation. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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


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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more