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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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Can a UTI cause your cycle to be late?

Can a UTI cause your cycle to be late?

No : Bladder infections not cause your menstrual cycle to be delayed. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause one to feel generally ill?

Can a UTI cause one to feel generally ill?

Yes. : Generally, the older the patient the worse the symptoms. (you aren't old, btw). Elderly patients can get completely disoriented and confused requiring hospitalization. Symptoms can vary from strictly urinary to constitutional including fevers, nausea, headache, etc. If you're having severe symptoms, be sure to get seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause tss?

Can UTI cause tss?

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 more

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Will a UTI cause me to bleed?

Will a UTI cause me to bleed?

Blood in urine: Hematuria (blood in the urine) is often seen in urinary tract infection. Please see your doctor dortreatment ...Read more

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Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

No, BV does!: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause erection problems?

Can a UTI cause erection problems?

Possibly: Urinary tract infections and sexual dysfunction in men such as erectile dysfunction or impotence symptoms may occur simultaneously. This infection affects mostly men who are 50 years or above in age. Sexually active men are at an increased risk being affected. At your age would exclude other factors first. Also ask your doctor why you are having utis. Not common at your age in men. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause sticky urine?

Can UTI cause sticky urine?

Diabetes?: Urine can be sticky, foamy, sweet smelling in patients with diabetes that is poorly controlled. See your physician to check your urinalysis for glucose as well as blood glucose to check for diabetes (sugar too high in blood). ...Read more

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Does UTI cause bumps?

Does UTI cause bumps?

No : Infected urine inside the bladder will not cause external bumps. Those would need to be evaluated by examination. ...Read more