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Chronic Cystitis In Men
Could chronic cystitis cause pain in the middle of the back (from top to bottom), and a couple of inches to the right of the spine?
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
What are the causes of chronic cystitis? Is it just caused by uti?...If so, is this due to an anatomical problem where bacteria is stuck somewhere?
"itis"=inflammation: "cystitis" means that you have inflammation or an infection in the bladder. Most commonly it will be because of a bacterial infection. You can soldo have a fungal (yeast) or viral infection; or you could just have inflammation (eg secondary to radiation therapy or overuse). Ic is a chronic inflammation in the bladder presumed secondary to the loss of bladder lining ("protection"). See a urologist. ...Read more
Here are some...: This Q has been floating for quite a while but still not answered probably because most doctors like me are not interested or focused in billing, which requires codes, but deducing right diagnosis for good care. If you have some concern on how to handle sickness, go to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish... ...Read more
Can cystitis cause urthera bleeding? Female, 17 , not sexual activity,have chronic cystitis, endometriosis,adenomyosis
Here are some ...: I would not seek online guessing for your current concern. Instead, collect & bring the detailed symptoms stressing the quality, quantity, and sequence of events of all symptoms and their potentially related discomforts over time to Dox for review & analysis + proper physical exams + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care / counseling... ...Read more
After intense therapy 2000mg kefalexin to treat chronic cystitis for 3 months, oral thrush developed that no medicine is working for, and angular chielitis developed since February. Given fucidin, but if it's fungal will this make it worse?
Here are some...: Using broad-spectrum antibiotics always possibly comes with fungal infection somewhere; that is nothing uncommon. As to angular cheilitis, one has to consider sun overexposure, poor nutrition, allergies, medications, dehydration, diet, and certain systemic diseases. To help handle these, to articles in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html & http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. More? Contact me. ...Read more
Ct shows mild circumferential thickening of urinary bladder wall(8mm), no inflammation. Report states it may be chronic cystitis. What does it mean?
My pee is clear no color, smells like ammonia and fish, burns,itching and going to the bathroom a lot at night, have chronic cystitis, also a virgin.
On Macrobid 100mg bid x 30 days for chronic cystitis cystica. Just completed Nystatin cream x 10 days. Into my 12th day now if Macrobid. Can I stop and restart next week as family wedding soon.?
Have been taking flucoazole every day for 6 days for yeast infection but it's getting worse and bad stomach ache. Have chronic cystitis and a virgin?
Blood feels poisoned and back pain after meals. Endoscopy, colonoscopy, barium swallow=normal. Abdomen ct=possible chronic cystitis. Uti causing pain?
UTI probably: Extensive work up is reassuring. Yes chronic cystitis and urinary tract infection could cause low to mid back pain especially if there is an extension causing kidney infection. Continue to follow with your doctor as urinalysis and urine culture and appropriate antibiotics may correct the problem. ...Read more
Just a term of...: Cystitis is just a medical term to describe some inflammatory changes in the bladder, usually on its mucosal lining. Its cause may include: bacterial infection, viral infection, non-bacterial inflammation from stone, tumor, foreign, body, after-radiation, catheter/instrumentation, surgery, chemotherapy, etc. Talk with your urologist in detail timely for individual situation. ...Read more
It can: The typical symptoms of cystitis (inflammation of the bladder) are urinary urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and lower abdominal/bladder discomfort. An itching sensation in the penis or pelvic region (and not other areas of the body or skin) can be seen as well but less common. Prostatitis and urethritis infections more commonly associated with itching in the lower urinary tract. ...Read more
Cystitis: It is very unlikely that constipation will cause cystitis. The straining at stool may create pressure on the bladder resulting in symptoms suggestive of cystitis. Investigating the cause of the chronic constipation might be helpful. Dietary changes may alleviate this. See a pediatric urologist and hope she is better soon. ...Read more
Hi i think i have chronic prostatitis or interstitial cystitis i have constant urgency through the day (not night) and have all the signs of it?
Can cystitis cause exclusively unilateral groin/scrotal pain in a man (especially lingering after urination or long sitting/bending) or something else?
Probably not...: Your described specifics and relevance of unilateral pain in groin and sac seems more pointing to possible disorders of nearby muscles, joints, or nerves since being physically related. But it is essential to have more info on detailed history stressing sequence of events + physical findings + testing as needed before deducing right Dx. How? To http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish.. ...Read more