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Can You Catch Bladder Infections Off Of Toilet Seats
No: Unless you doing something other than voiding or defecating. ...Read more
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
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
No: It would help prevent infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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?
Pink on toilet paper after I whip. I have a bladder infection. Expecting period next month on the first. What could this be?
Was having a bowel movement when the toilet water splashed back at me. As a woman, I'm not sure if this could be harmful or cause a bladder infection?
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