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Doctor insights on: Common Causes Cystitis

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What are the causes of cystitis?

What are the causes of cystitis?

Bacteria: Cystitis is a medical term for bladder/urinary tract inflamation. It is usually caused byan infection from e. Coli, a bacteria that we normally have in our GI tract. It is more common in women due to how close the urinary tract is to the anal area. E. Coli may be introduced to the urinary system by wiping towards the front after going to the bathroom or during sex. See your pcp. ...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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Common symptoms of cystitis?

Common symptoms of cystitis?

See below: Pressure in the lower abdomen, painful and/or frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, traces of blood or pain in the lower back or abdomen. ...Read more

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How does cystitis transmitted to another person? And what are the causes?

How does cystitis transmitted to another person? And what are the causes?

Not transmitted: It is unusual for cystitis (a bladder infection) to be transmitted to another person. Cystitis is most often caused by a bacterial infection in the bladder. ...Read more

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Can my girlfriend cause me to get cystitis after giving me oral sex?

That is a: Low probability event. Uti's then to be more frequent if uncircumcised not i would not focus on this as a cause. ...Read more

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I caused damage to my own clitoris by masturbating while i had cystitis will it fix itself?

I caused damage to my own clitoris by masturbating while i had cystitis will it fix itself?

Are you sure?: Did a doctor tell you that? It seems unlikely. I would expect you to recover completely. ...Read more

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Acute cystitis cause pubic area pain?

Sure can!: The bladder rests behind the pubic bone and as it fills, extends above the pubic bone more towards the abdominal area. An infection in the bladder could certainly cause pain above the pubis. ...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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What can cause a child (a girl) get cystitis pretty much yearly, sometimes even twice a year?

What can cause a child (a girl) get cystitis pretty much yearly, sometimes even twice a year?

See below: Urinary infections in girls/women are not uncommon and if treated promptly are usually harmless. If the infections are related to sex, make sure you pee immediately after sex. Drink enough water to keep urine dilute. Please consult your doctor to have a standing prescription so that you can start the medication at the first sign of infection. See this site given below for more info. ...Read more