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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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 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?

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

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What are the codes for bladder biopsy, chronic cystitis with squamous metaplasia?

What are the codes for bladder biopsy, chronic cystitis with squamous metaplasia?

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

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Can cystitis cause urthera bleeding? Female, 17 , not sexual activity,have chronic cystitis, endometriosis,adenomyosis

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

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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?

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

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Ct shows mild circumferential thickening of urinary bladder wall(8mm), no inflammation. Report states it may be chronic cystitis. What does it mean?

Ct shows mild circumferential thickening of urinary bladder wall(8mm), no inflammation. Report states it may be chronic cystitis. What does it mean?

Chronic inflamation: Cystitis is by definition an inflammation/infection of the bladder. Chronic cystitis is just what it says, a long term inflammation which has resulted over a long term in thickening of the bladder wall. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Need to see your: pediatrician and have a urinalysis done, and further testing. First see what comes out of the urinalysis in relation to your chronic cystitis. If there is bacteria found, it will have to be treated. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Reevaluate and treat: You should get reevaluated to find out whether you actually have a yeast infection or not. Something else might be causing your symptoms and might need to be treated. ...Read more

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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

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I wanted to know is bladder cystitis a serious issue in men?

I wanted to know is bladder cystitis a serious issue in men?

Yes: Especially if this a recurrent infection, the underlying issue needs to be determined. Any urine infection in a male is by definition complicated and needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is bladder cystitis, serious issue specially in men ?

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

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Does cystitis in men cause itching?

Does cystitis in men cause itching?

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

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I'm a man can i masturbate when I got Cystitis?

I'm a man can i masturbate when I got Cystitis?

Depends: If the cystitis is associated with urethritis which is common (does it burn when you urinate?) Then lay off for a while. ...Read more

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When a man has interstitial cystitis, what does it mean?

When a man has interstitial cystitis, what does it mean?

IC: Ic is often seen in females, but males can have the symptoms too....It really describes a group of symptoms and is not specifically in one gender. ...Read more

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Could my 3 yo daughter's cystitis be caused by her chronic constipation?

Could my 3 yo daughter's cystitis be caused by her chronic constipation?

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

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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?

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?

Urology: I would consult a urologist to have all the testing done and certain diagnosis made. Chronic prostatitis and interstitial cystitis would be treated differently so getting the right diagnosis is important. ...Read more

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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

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more