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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
Two thoughts: The possibilities here are numerous, but at least two that come to mind are 1) childhood developmental factors, and 2) anger as covering over other feelings. For the first one, if children aren't taught to deal with anger early on, they'll have trouble with it later. For the second one, anger can sometimes be an internal defense against other, more troubling feelings that are harder to express. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Reintroducing grains after paleo, and i feel sick. Is my body freaking out from "foreign objects" or did grain-free cause grain intolerance?
This is the norm: Grains are really hard on a person's gut but for most of us our gut gets used to it. However, when you stop eating grains for a time and then add them back you are asking your gut to adjust too quickly to eating grains. Your experience is the norm rather than the exception. Were you to keep eating grains things would eventually improve though they will never feel as good as not eating them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Guilt and Shame: A certain amount of guilt means we have a conscious, when it is excessive we have developed a punitive attitude toward ourselves that is excessive and unwarranted. This is learned behavior and any learned behavior can be unlearned. Shame is often the result of being humiliated too early in life and then you can be easily shamed and embarrassed for just being human. Best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many things: Blood in the urine is not normal and it could be a sign of underlying urinary tract problem. These include stones, infection, or cancer. Blood could also be from the female organs as well. You need to be evaluated by your medical doctor to determine the source of the blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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