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Causes Of Pyelitis
UTI after sex: Bacteria reach bladder during intercourse ; multiply if bladder not emptied after sex. Bacteria then make their way up to kidney ; cause pyelitis or pyelonephritis. Symptoms are urinary frequency, malodor and burning on urination, also back pain on affected side ; possibly fever ; chills. ...Read more
UTI following sex: Pyelitis signifies that urinary infection has reached kidney/s. Called honeymoon pyelitis or cystitis because infection follows a woman's first experience with sexual intercourse, or because newly-weds may well indulge in lots of sex. Best preventative is for female to empty her bladder after sex. This washes out any bacteria which entered bladder during pumping action of intercourse. ...Read more
21 weeks pg. I've been hospitalized and treated for pyelitis but still in pain esp. With the baby growing/moving around. Are the docs missing smthn?
Pyelonephritis: Kidney infections in pregnancy are common and require hospital admission and antibiotics to stop the infection. After discharge one usually is given oral antibiotics as well. If you are still having pain then schedule a follow up to make sure the infection has resolved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Performance anxiety: Performance anxiety is major cause of erectile dysfunction in young men. Well, that & life style, eg smoking, excess alcohol, other illicit drugs, etc. Think of it as stress begets ed which begets stress which . . . Well, you get idea. In older (that's a relative idea) men, our (poor) health gets in the way, eg blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, etc. In both cases, don't forget partner, family. ...Read more
Many possible : Lots of things can cause that, some of which can be serious. I would contact his/her oncologist asap or visit the er. ...Read more