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Can You Have A Uti Without Symptoms
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
UTI symptoms: Those symptoms can be, but not limited to: frequency, urgency, dysuria, hematuria, oliguria, fever, chills, lower abdominal pain, lower back pain, or fatigue. They are more common in women than in men and generally require evaluation by a medical provider and treatment with an antibiotic. ...Read more
Generally not much: What you describe is asymptomatic bacteriuria. This is a case where bacteria have colonised the lower urinary system, but are not causing symptoms. In most cases it does not need to be treated. Exceptions can include pregnant women and those with diabetes as well as some other situations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Yes, "it" is called asymptomatic bacteriuria. Go to review the writing in http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000520.htm. Thereby, you will gain a glimpse at that and how it is for individual clinical scenario. Or you may type in "asymptomatic bacteriuria" in the Internet for more useful resources to read and learn, Best wishes ... ...Read more
UTI: First, the urine culture should be repeated to rule contamination specially if you are a female. Vaginal contamination is very common if the urine is not obtained properly. If definitely positive, a work up should be done to rule possible causes like an obstruction, infected stone, etc. ...Read more
Can a UTI resolve itself? I had UTI symptoms for 10 days then go away without meds years ago. I've since had many utis treated, could there be damage?
No symptoms: Basically precludes a UTI unless you have some neurologic condition that may prevent you with recognizine/manifesting classic UTI symptoms like painful urination. But if you also fail to have urinary frequency and/or urgency or suprapubic(in the area of the bladder) pain, then look elsewhere besides a UTI. ...Read more
If my UTI symptoms have gone away without medical attention will i be ok? Will my kidneys be okay? And is it common for utis to resolve by themselves?
Yes: In general, utis are self limited if uncomplicated; treatment just clears the symptoms at a faster rate. ...Read more
I keep on having recurrent UTI with very high count of Ecoli every 2 months, sometimes without any symptoms! Resistant to oral antibiotics. Dmannose ?
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