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Does cystitis ever really go awa?

Does cystitis ever really go awa?

AwayWithYouStinkPee!: In rare instances, the body fights it off. Otherwise you need an antibiotic. You could try the Health Store methods, but good luck. OK,so, it can and probably will come back if the conditions that provoked it are not changed. Like tight nylon undies, sitting too long, wiping back to front, stress, sex, chemicals (soaps, cleansers, etc) excess dryness, structural changes, etc. Or something else.... ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

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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What should I do to treat cystitis?

What should I do to treat cystitis?

Increase water: If it is a true cystitis, bacteria is in the bladder and causing an infection and antibiotics are often needed but some times certain foods/drinks can irritate the bladder and make it feel like cystitis or inflammation of the bladder. Increasing water and decreasing acidic foods and drinks can help with the symptoms also. ...Read more

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What causes cystitis (aside from sex)?

What causes cystitis (aside from sex)?

Bacteria: Most of the instances of cystitis are due to coliform organisms. Sex does not cause cystitis the trauma from sex just makes it easier for the bacteria to take hold. ...Read more

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I have onterstitial cystitis pain. What can I do?

I have onterstitial cystitis pain. What can I do?

Get help: Interstitial cystitis is a condition that requires long-term chronic management. There are many dietary tricks which can help you feel much better. Overall management is best done with a physician comfortable with and used to treating interstitial cystitis. It is worth your time to link up with such a physician; best of luck in your long-term management. ...Read more

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Cystitis how to treat?

Cystitis how to treat?

Depends: It depends on whether there is active infection or just chronic inflammation. Start with a urine culture, history and physical exam by your doctor, and go from there. Regardless be sure to hydrate well, minimize caffeine, carbonation and dietary irritants. ...Read more

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How to prevent cystitis?

How to prevent cystitis?

Cystitis: Good perineal hygiene, avoid vaginal infections, drink plenty of water, do not hold empty your bladder for more that 3-4 hours, avoid irritating foods, caffeine as much as possible. Empty bladder after intercourse and drink water so you are ready to empty in the morning. ...Read more

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Can cystitis cystica be cured?

Can cystitis cystica be cured?

Cystitis cystica: Cystitis cystica is a benign (noncancerous) change that is thought to be a reaction to irritation and not a specific disease of its own. Sometimes it forms a small bump or a polyp-like area. Therefore a urologist might biopsy it to make sure it is not cancer. There is no evidence that it becomes cancerous over time. So it may not need to be cured unless there are other bladder problems. ...Read more

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What is emphysematous cystitis?

What is emphysematous cystitis?

See answer: Emphysematous cysitis (ec) is a rare entity characterized by pockets of gas in and around the bladder wall produced by bacterial or fungal infection and fermentation. Most commonly seen in diabetics. Prompt dx, controlling one's sugars if a diabetic, insuring adequate baldder emptying, and being treated with the correct antibiotic based on urine culture (iv and/or oral) usually results in cure. ...Read more

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Most effective cure for cystitis?

Antibiotics ASAP: Please call yoru doc as you need a urine culture and to get started on antibiotics. ...Read more

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Traumatic cystitis, what is that?

Traumatic cystitis, what is that?

In women: Trauma of sex can cause cystitis in women. The common term is honeymoon cystitis. It is treated like any other cystitis. ...Read more