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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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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 can cause urinary tract infection?

What can cause urinary tract infection?

3 ways: There are 3 ways that bacteria invade and infect the urinary tract, ascending, hematogenous and lymphatic spread. Ascending means bacteria ascend the urethra into the bladder. Hematogenous spread is when bacteria in the blood stream seed into the kidney tissue. Lymphatic spread is one way bacteria can get from the bladder into the kidney. The other is up the ureter. ...Read more

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Can Advocare cause urinary tract infection?

No: Utis, like any infection, are caused by pathogenic organisms. Almost all utis are caused by bacteria. ...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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The urinary tract infection can cause cancer?

The urinary tract infection can cause cancer?

UTI and cancer: No usually except for schistosomiasis which doesn't generally happen in the US. The disease is most commonly found in Africa, as well as Asia and South America ...Read more

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Can bacterial infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

Can bacterial infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

Yes: For instance an infection in the wall of the colon triggered by diverticulitis can eat through the colon lining and cause a channel to form between the colon and a nearby structure like the bladder. This channel is called a fistula. In this example one symptom might be passing gas out your bladder (pneumoturia). ...Read more

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Can a recurring urinary tract infection cause infertility?

Can a recurring urinary tract infection cause infertility?

Should not.: Recurrent epididymitis in males can cause infertility. Womans urinary tract and genital tracts are separate and thus rec urring utis should not cause infertility. ...Read more

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What can cause a urinary tract infection?

Many causes: Utis are caused by bacteria getting into bladder and multiplying. Bacteria can enter during sex and hence reason to urinate after sex. Toilet hygiene, not wiping front to back, also keeping thighs closed which traps urine in vagina. Bubble-bath and tubs rather than showers. Thong and non-cotton underwear. Constipation. Withholding urination, drinking too little or urinating often enough. ...Read more

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Could bladder prolapse cause recurrent urinary tract infection?

Could bladder prolapse cause recurrent urinary tract infection?

Sometimes: If the bladder prolapse is making it difficult to empty your bladder then that can lead to urinary tract infections. A visit to your doctor to check how much urine is in your bladder after you void is a quick test to see if that is the cause of your infections. ...Read more

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Can urinary tract infections cause bumps that itch?

Can urinary tract infections cause bumps that itch?

No : A UTI is an infection inside the bladder some bumps on your outside are not likely associated. ...Read more

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Could chronic urinary retention lead to a urinary tract infection?

Yes: Bacteria can grow efficiently inside the bladder if the bladder is not completely emptied on a regular basis. ...Read more

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What causes urinary tract infections?

What causes urinary tract infections?

Bacteria: Utis are caused by bacterial migration into the urethra/bladder. Hygeine (not wiping front to back, etc) may be an issue. Urinating before and after intercourse helps to decrease risk of uti. Cranberry juice and increasing water intake may help prevent bacteria from sticking to the bladder wall. Recurrence may indicate anatomical or medical (diabetes, hiv, etc) problems and warrant a work up. ...Read more

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Can viral infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

Can viral infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

No.: Viral infection cannot cause gastrointestinal fistula, or an abnormal connection between the intestine and another structure (e.g. The skin). This is caused by surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, radiation, or a variety of other causes, but not from a virus. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause you to get a urinary tract infection?

Can a yeast infection cause you to get a urinary tract infection?

Yes -yeast will help: other germs. Think of it this way - the germs are having a 'party' at your expense. So if you have symptoms of urinary frequency, burning or discomfort, and/or abnormal smell or appearance of the urine - you could have a UTI as well as candidal vaginitis. Sorry! But your doc should be able to help - I recommend to call over there. A urinalysis will confirm the exact 'cause' of the infection. ...Read more

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What can cause you to get a urinary tract infection and a yeast infection at the same time. Both are reoccurring.?

Yes: Although their proximity is close, a vaginal yeast infection and a urinary tract infection are two separate infections and can occur simultaneously. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a yeast infection, urinary tract infection, or something else?

How can I tell if I have a yeast infection, urinary tract infection, or something else?

OTC tests: There are over-the-counter test kits to check for each as a screening tool. Next step is to treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a yeast infection and an urinary tract infection at the same time?

Yes: Certainly this can occur and sometimes taking an antibiotic care suit is vaginal yeast infection. Get checked by your medical provider if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if a guy works all day in a office & doesn't shower when he gets home, can he give a girl a yeast infection or a urinary tract?

Sex and Living: Yeast infections are generally not thought to be contagious. And, all sexual activity can lead to urinary tract infections given the shortness of the urethra in females. Many females stop having these problems the longer they are with one partner. But nothing about this story represents an increased risk of disease. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a bladder infection, urinary tract infection, and yeast infections?

See your HCP: It is critical to avoid waiting to treat a urinary tract infection (also commonly known as a bladder infection). Waiting to treat a bladder infection can lead to a serious complication - another urinary tract infection called a kidney infection.. Seeing your hcp who can check your urine and your vaginal discharge will result in a specific diagnosis. Don't delay ! ...Read more

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I have a partially white tongue but yeast tests came back negative. I do have a urinary tract infection. Could that be the cause?

Brush tongue: Do you clean your tongue every day? A white build up on your tongue can happen from food and bacterial debris that normally build up on a tongue. Use a tongue scraper or a toothbrush to gently clean your tongue when you brush your teeth. ...Read more

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If a guy works in an office all day gets home does not shower can he give a yeast or a urinary tract infection to a girl?

Unrelated: Whether you have showered or not has little if anything to do with whether or not your girl friend gets candidiasis or uti. ...Read more

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Does sle cause your vaginal area and/or bladder to itch (outside & in) & discomfort? No uti, no bladder infection, no yeast infection, no burning etc

Does sle cause your vaginal area and/or bladder to itch (outside & in) & discomfort? No uti, no bladder infection, no yeast infection, no burning etc

Possibly: Auto-immune conditions cause reactions in areas of the body. In the many sle patients for whom we have cared this has never previously arisen, but if you excluded other possibilities this must be considered. The other question is, what medications are you taking, and are you wearing underpants or using soap or deodorant, etc. To which you may be having an allergic or irritative reaction? ...Read more

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How can you tell the diffence between a bladder infection, urainary tract infection, and a yeast infections?

How can you tell the diffence between a bladder infection, urainary tract infection, and a yeast infections?

Kidney infection: Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) generally causes fever, chills and very significant flank pain. One generally feels "sick". Bladder infection (cystitis) rarely causes systemic symptoms. Discomfort in the pelvic area and irritative voiding symptoms are typical. Yeast infections cause itching and vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more