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Can you get a UTI from sex?

Can you get a UTI from sex?

Yes, in fact, ...: Most UTI in sexually active females occur within 1-2 days after coitus if it happens. So, honeymoon cystitis was coined. However, sex is a part of life and UTI can be effectivley managed. But, don't forget low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Can you get a UTI from colonoscopy?

Can you get a UTI from colonoscopy?

Should not: The scope is inserted into your rectum in a colonoscopy and should not in any way cause a uti. If you were catheterized for any reason during the procedure, than that could be risk factor for getting a uti. ...Read more

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Can you get a staph infection from having a massage?

Can you get a staph infection from having a massage?

Unlikely: This is unlikely to occur, since staph is normal flora of the skin even if you did it would be difficult to determine whether the infection was from your own skin or outside contact. ...Read more

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Can you get a STD from a mirina?

Can you get a STD from a mirina?

No. But...: If you are referring to the iud, mirena, (levonorgestrel) the answer is no. However, Mirena (levonorgestrel) prevents pregnancy, not stds. Use barrier protection. ...Read more

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Can you get a UTI from a yeast infection?

Can you get a UTI from a yeast infection?

No: Yeast infection can sometimes come from the good bacteria being killed by antibiotics meant to treat a UTI. UTI is a bacterial overgrowth in the bladder or urinary tract and is not related to yeast in any other way. ...Read more

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How can you tell a bladder infection from a period?

How can you tell a bladder infection from a period?

Completely different: A bladder infection often presents with burning on urination, increased frequency and urgency, pain or discomfort above your pubis and rarely, fever and other systemic symptoms. Blood in the urine does occur with some forms of bladder infection, but this is typically different from vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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How can a women catch a yeast infection? And how can you avoid from getting one...?

How can a women catch a yeast infection? And how can you avoid from getting one...?

Check out this link: http://bodyandhealth.canada.com/channel_condition_info_details.asp?disease_id=26&channel_id=1020&relation_id=70907.

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Can you still get a pelvic infection from a miscarriage?

Can you still get a pelvic infection from a miscarriage?

Yes: Generally a miscarriage early in prgenancy is a small risk (not zero, though) for infection, except in cases where the miscarriage goes on over several weeks or even more. The longer the time it takes, also the further advanced the pregnancy, the greater the infection risk. ...Read more

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Can you get a bacteria infection from another person?

Can you get a bacteria infection from another person?

Possibly...: Some type of bacterial infections can be spread directly from person to person by close contact. One example is gonorrhea. This is a sexually transmitted type of bacterial infection. Another type of bacterial infection that is spread from person to person is Meningococcal meningitis. If you are concerned that you could have a transmissible bacterial infection, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can having a UTI cause you to get thrush as well?

Can having  a UTI cause you to get thrush as well?

Not clear: Urinary tract infections are usually caused by bacteria, while thrush is caused by a fungus/yeast. Being on antibiotics for a UTI can cause fungal infections. Unless there is a systemic fungal infection, i would not directly correlate the two. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection from sex?

Possible: Particularly if partner has fungal groin infection, uncircumcised or STD which can alter vaginal flora or otherwise predispose. Condoms can help reduce risk. ...Read more

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If you're living in an abusive home and you suffer from a lot of psychological problems as a result, how should you get out of it?

If you're living in an abusive home and you suffer from a lot of psychological problems as a result, how should you get out of it?

Get support 1st: Leaving an abusive situation takes some planning, and you need support for this. It's very common for people who are being abused to feel they deserve this, and to be reluctant to seek help -- but this tendency is not your friend. Check out http://www.Helpguide.Org/mental/domestic_violence_abuse_help_treatment_prevention.Htm -- lots of info there & at the bottom are helpful phone numbers, etc. ...Read more

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What conditions can you get from a kiss?

What conditions can you get from a kiss?

Kissing disease: Many viral & bacterial infections could be passed through kissing. Mononucleosis is often called the kissing disease as this is quite easy to transmit via kissing. ...Read more

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Can a possible UTI or bladder infection do anything to cause irregularity with your periods? How do you get a UTI without sex?

UTI : Urinary tract infection is common in women and although sexual activity can contribute, it is not a sexually transmitted disease. Most often, bacteria from the anal region make their way to the urethral opening in vulnerable patients. Bacteria increase during menses and pad/tampon use increase the bacteria present. ...Read more

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What is a blood infection and how do you get one? Can you get it from a viral infection

What is a blood infection and how do you get one? Can you get it from a viral infection

Define blood infexn: When we say blood infection we are usually talking about sepsis, when the infection gets into your blood stream and your body is mounting a severe defense against it (called inflammation). The most severe one is usually caused by bacterial infection that has spread into the blood from skin or any organ (such as lung infection aka pneumonia). You could have a viral sepsis but it is rare. ...Read more

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Can you get trichomoniasis from a person with a UTI?

Can you get trichomoniasis from a person with a UTI?

Yes if they have it: Yes, trichomonas is possible if the partner has it and sexual contact occurred. If the UTI is caused by and identified by urine culture bacteria only, then no it is not possible. ...Read more

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Can you get a kidney infection from your boyfriend fingering you?

Can you get a kidney infection from your boyfriend fingering you?

Possible: Excellent local hygiene and washing hand before relationship would prevent this however. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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


Dr. Martin Raff
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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