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Can You Have A Urinary Tract Infection Without Burning
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
Had a urinary tract infection, took medicine for that. Now I keep having burning what is causing that? What is causing the discomfort?
Continued: Continued burning could mean that your infection did not clear up from the antibiotic, or it could be that you have another type of infection or a yeast infection. You should be re-evaluated by your doctor. If you get pain, vomiting, or fever then you will need an emergency evaluation. ...Read more
Hi dr okay so the other day my bf fingered me and now I got burning sensation to urinate did he give me a urinary tract infection from fingering deep?
May be: Fingering may or may not be related to the symptoms. It is important for you so see your doctor and get proper testing and treatment for the infection. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation when I urinate and thinks it’s urinary tract infection. What can I use to medicate myself?
Pharmacy and GP:
-Urinary alkalinizers (to stop the burn) such as CitroSoda
-Antispasmodic (to stop urine frequency) such as Urispas
-Anti-inflammatory (for to manage the pain as a result of the inflammation) such as Voltaren
-Drink plenty water.
But if you are pregnant you should not delay seeking medical attention. Same applies if you have a fever. ...Read more
Can Urinary Tract Infection exist without burning during urination and with normal urine color? What tests are be used to determine UTI?
No: No - just make an appointment with your doctor to get it evaluated and treated. ...Read more
False: Contrary is that once you have had a UTI you will be more prone to get others. ...Read more
Can drinking a lot of water help if you have a urinary tract infection if you can't go to the doctor?
Urinalysis, also C&S: Dipstick urine test containing nitrite reagent is quite reliable in demonstrating presence of uti, bacteria can actually be seen in urine by microscopy. Urine can and should be cultured to identify bacterial species and antibiotics to which the bacteria are sensitive. ...Read more
Re-ask & clarify: If the symptoms are provided, the panel of doctors would be able to advise you if symptoms are c/w uti. Please reask & clarify. ...Read more
Urinalysis & culture: Most UTIs can be diagnosed by simple dipstick test & used by all primary care practitioners, urologists, gynecologists etc. Now available in many pharmacies. Reliable for most infections, although not accurate for some less common types of bacteria. Urine culture &/or microscopy are highly reliable for all UTIs, but needs to be laboratory or office tested. Symptoms often do not mean infection. ...Read more
Honeymoon cystitis?: Have you heard honeymoon cystitis? Somehow, most female UTI happens to sexually active females, and usually within 2 days, but may be later. Such does not happen to every female but few. As to its precise cause, it's within speculation - being related with personal defense mechanism. So, it recurs over time; a measure to cope can be deduced for individual need. More? Ask treating doc timely. ...Read more
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
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