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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Chronic Bladder Infections

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Do chronic bladder infections cause my prostate gland to get bigger?

Do chronic bladder infections cause my prostate gland to get bigger?

No: Bladder infections per se do not cause prostate enlargement. Prostates tend to enlarge slowly with advancing age. Rapid prostate enlargement can be caused by prostatitis (actual infection of the prostate gland). Chronic bladder infections can lead to to prostatitis which in turn indirectly can cause prostate enlargement. ...Read more

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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 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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What causes repeat bladder infections?

What causes repeat bladder infections?

Many answers: There are many possibilities. A common one in a 30 year old woman who is sexually active is minor trauma during sex. ...Read more

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What causes you get bladder infections?

What causes you get bladder infections?

Several factors-: Keeping infections out, our urinary system is designed to push urine completely out. Infections occur when microbes aren't flushed out, allowing it to travel upstream and grow in unvoided urine that remains.This may occur if there is an anatomical problem like an enlarged prostate that weakens urine flow and causes urinary retention, or physiologic issues that causes urine backflow (aka.Reflux). ...Read more

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What are the causes of bladder infections?

What are the causes of bladder infections?

Inadequate Emptying: Bacteria are overwhelmingly bacteria present in stool (reason for advice: wipe front to back), grow back up the urethra (tube to the outside), some can partially adhere to the cells lining the urethra & inner bladder wall, may grow fast enough between voiding & not be adequately washed away during each voiding + several additional issues. See: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/872086. ...Read more

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What can cause a bladder infection usually?

What can cause a bladder infection usually?

Bacteria. : Urinary tract infections occur when pathogenic bacteria proliferate in the urine, causing inflammation in the urethra, bladder and sometimes the kidney. E. Coli is the most common cause, which is usually found in the colon but can contaminate the urine since the urethra and anus are in such close proximity. Infections are cleared with antibiotics, and should be confirmed by urine culture. ...Read more

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What could cause my reoccuring bladder infection?

What could cause my reoccuring bladder infection?

Several items: There a variety of reasons for recurrent bladder infections. Douching, spermicidal ointments (on condoms), bubble baths and stones are just a few. ...Read more

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What can cause bladder infections in teenage boys?

What can cause bladder infections in teenage boys?

Bladder infection : bladder infection in teenagers is unusual unless there is a history of kidney reflux causing repeated infections and scaring of kidneys or bladder. Teenagers who are sexually active can have sexually transmitted diseases that looks and acts like bladder infections ...Read more

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Can bladder infections cause color and what other symptoms?

Can bladder infections cause color and what other symptoms?

Maybe: The "other symptoms" such as painful urination or frequency of urination are much more important in diagnosing utis. Color and odor of urine are more determined by what type of food intake or medications you're taking. ...Read more

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Can a bladder infection with no signs of it cause you to pass out?

Can a bladder infection with no signs of it cause you to pass out?

Yes but mostly not: Urosepsis is a blood infection coming from the bladder that may occur in those not obviously symptomatic. The sepsis lowers blood pressure and can cause people to pass out. It's mostly in the elderly or those with dementia. ...Read more

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What causes a bladder infection? What are some of the common reasons people get bladder infections?

What causes a bladder infection? What are some of the common reasons people get bladder infections?

Bladder infection: Sometimes called a urinary tract infection. Caused by bacteria. Need to be checked by a doctor may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a bladder infection?

What causes rid of a bladder infection?

Script antitibiotics: From your dr. In meantime drink lots of water & urinate every 1 - 2 hours during the day & once or twice at night. ...Read more

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Can rough sex cause a bladder infection?

Intercourse whether: Rogh or not can push vaginal bacteria up heh urethra and cause uti, u want to urinate right after intercourse to try to flush any bacteria out of the urethra and sex does not have to be rough to be enjoyable. ...Read more

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Can it be that a bladder infection cause lower right side pain?

Can it be that a bladder infection cause lower right side pain?

Pain in lower middle: Usually bladder infection will cause pain during urination associated with frequency of urination, urgency and sometimes blood in urine.It can cause pain or discomfort in middle of lower abdomen and rarely may cause some discomfort or pain on right side especially if the infection is also in the kidneys/ureters. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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


Dr. William Harris
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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