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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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What are clean catch urine tests for bladder infections?

What are clean catch urine tests for bladder infections?

Urinalysis and: Urine culture + sensitivities.Positive urine nitrite test for bacteria +/or leucocyte esterase white blood cells confirmed by microscopy will demonstrate a urinary infection.Urine culture will grow any any bacteria present and sensitivities will demonstrate which antibiotics will be effective.Pure bacterial colony count of >100, 000/ml on clean void culture indicates a uti, <100, 000 on cath. Spec. ...Read more

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Bladder infection how do I ease the pain from when I go to the toilet ?

Bladder infection how do I ease the pain from when I go to the toilet ?

Here are some ...: The temporary measures may include trying OTC azopyridium + avoiding bladder irritants such as coffee, alcohol, caffeine-related beverages, spicy foods, etc. + moderately increase fluid intake and voiding regularly. Then, seek pro-evaluation, definite Rx, & counseling timely if symptomatically tolerable. But if you've fever & chill, go to urgent care now... Best wish ... ...Read more

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I have a bladder infection and several times when i went to the bathroom, i noticed what looked like tissue in the toilet, what could cause this?

See answer: Any tissue-like material that comes from the bladder during a UTI is likely either mucus and or blood related to the inflammation of the bladder lining. Drinking more fluids will help minimize this along with taking the appropriate antibiotic. ...Read more

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What causes bladder infection?

What causes bladder infection?

Bacteria: Most bladder infections are caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract. This commonly occurs in women due to tight clothing, wiping incorrectly (back to front instead of front to back) and sexual activity. See your doctor if you have symptoms of a bladder infection. ...Read more

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How to get bladder infections?

How to get bladder infections?

Many: Bacteria reach bladder via urethra during & not urimating after sex, bacteria can then multiply in bladder. Toilet hygiene: by not wiping front to back or keeping thighs clamped toether whilst urinating rather then spreading apart to avoid urine trapping behind labia, bubble-bath or tub baths rather than showers, thong +/or non-cotton underwear, constipation, cathetrization, bladder stones. ...Read more

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What leads to bladder infections?

What leads to bladder infections?

Multiple causes: Women get more bladder infections than men. More during pregnancy, some related to sex. In men enlarged prostate predisposes to bladder infections. Bladder stones facilitate infections. Bladder infections are usually bacterial and treatable with antibiotics after addressing the underlying cause. ...Read more

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What to do for bladder infection?

What to do for bladder infection?

Antibiotics: Bladder infections are generally treated with antibiotics. However, before assuming an infection, one should have this confirmed by your doctor, who can run some simple tests to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How u know u got bladder infection?

Peeing hurts: You may feel like you have to pee all the time and it hurts to pee. Talk with your doc about treatment. It's important because not only do you want to feel better soon, you also want to prevent a bladder infection from zooming up to your kidneys. ...Read more

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How do I treat a bladder infection?

Antibiotics: Need to do urine culture and treat with antibiotics. Further testing may be needed if recurrent. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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Bladder Infection (Definition)

Caused by bacteria multiplying in bladder. Most common symptoms are frequent urination, burning sensation during urination & foul smelling urine. Cause inflammation ...Read more