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Reasons for recurrent urine infection?

Reasons for recurrent urine infection?

Many possible: Empty bladder after intercourse if utis related to going to sleep with urine in your bladder after sex. Do u spread thighs with urination? Wear cotton underwaer ; avoid thongs. Take showers rather than baths. Ru constipated, if so take laxatives. Otherwise worth seeing a urologist in case you have chronic cystitis or bladder stone and might be worth cystoscopy (telescopic inspection of bladder). ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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 would be the most common causes and symptoms for UTI (urinary track infection) for men?

What would be the most common causes and symptoms for UTI (urinary track infection) for men?

Frequent urination a: Painful and frequent urination are common symptoms of uti. Fever and blood in the urine can also be a symptoms in severe infection. But UTI is rare in men unless there is an obstruction to urine flow. So this requires careful evaluation. ...Read more

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Most common reason for vaginal itching besides std's or a yeast infection?

Most common reason for vaginal itching besides std's or a yeast infection?

Allergies: often times some women will have an allergy or a skin sensitivity to new underwear or pads that have an irritant. ...Read more

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Most likely causes of frequent yeast infections and missed period?

Most likely causes of frequent yeast infections and missed period?

Sexually active? If : Yes, do a pregnancy test. Yeast infections can sometimes occur with hormonal changes. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (birth control) or med conditions. ...Read more

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What are the most common reasons for infertility?

What are the most common reasons for infertility?

Top diagnoses: The top 3 reasons, in approximate order, are: 1) male factor infertility, which is closely tied in frequency with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) simultaneous problems in both partners occur in about 20% of cases. ...Read more

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Reasons for late period? What are possible reasons?

Reasons for late period? What are possible reasons?

Possible reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Most common antibiotic given for bladder infection?

Most common antibiotic given for bladder infection?

Depends.: Depends upon who you ask. Various specialty groups make different recommendations, local resistance patterns and patient characteristics may modify the choice. Top three are probably nitrofurantoin, Ciprofloxacin or levofloxacin, and septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). All are potentially good choices. But there are many other good choices. If culture is done antibiotics may be tailored. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for cloudy urine?

What are some reasons for cloudy urine?

Many benign options: If asymptomatic the most probable explanation is urinary phosphates. They come out of solution when the urine is alkaline and look "cloudy" then later, when the urine is acidic again, the phosphates will be in solution and when you void, you won't see them. Other causes are yeast, urine bacterial infection, or more serious causes usually associated with symptoms. ...Read more

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What would be some causes for frequent yeast infections?

What would be some causes for frequent yeast infections?

Frequent yeast infec: There's no easy answer to this question. Partner harboring yeast but not being treated for that is often the case. Co-existence of other infections such as bacterial vaginosis which may not be identified is another issue. Using tampons and certain hygiene products that may be offensive to the vagina may predispose women to recurrences. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes for recurring bacterial infections?

What are some possible causes for recurring bacterial infections?

A few: More commonly maybe the initial infection was never killed off properly, maybe, the host environment is conducive for bacterial growth, maybe the bacteria was resistent to the initial treament....Area of the infection is not kept clean.....To name a few. ...Read more

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What causes a bladder infection? What are some of the common reasons people get bladder infections?

What causes a bladder infection? What are some of the common reasons people get bladder infections?

Bladder infection: Sometimes called a urinary tract infection. Caused by bacteria. Need to be checked by a doctor may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the most common reasons for bleeding between periods?

What are the most common reasons for bleeding between periods?

Many causes see GYN: May be caused by sex intercourse, during or after, rule out pregnancy. Can be related to ovulation in mid-cycle, ( with mild pain, so called "mittleschmerz"). Response to bcp or iud. Inflammation of cervix which can be due std, infection such as chlamydia. Condylomata of cervix or erosion.Uterine polyps or fibroids. Needs full history & examination by gyn dr. ...Read more

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What are some causes for frequent urination?

What are some causes for frequent urination?

Many: Bladder infections bladder spasms (over active bladder) excessive urine production tumor in the bladder causing irritation collect your urine for 24 hours and see if you are making more than 3000 ml if so you may just be drinking too much water. If the urinary frequency is at night and during the day it is usually a more serious condition. Get checked out. Many treatments are avaialable. ...Read more

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At 12, what are most common reasons for irregular periods?

At 12, what are most common reasons for irregular periods?

Not ovulating: At age 12 almost all girls are still early in establishing their menstrual cycle, and they are usually not ovulating consistently. While this is happening, and it can go on several years, her periods will be irregular. At age 12 this is not unusual and is rarely a cause for worry. ...Read more

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What are the main reasons for urinary track infections?

What are the main reasons for urinary track infections?

UTI: This is complex and can't be answered here. Women have a short urethra (tube from bladder out) and the outlet is in the labia (pelvic lips), an area which often has high bacterial counts. This makes them more prone to UTIs than men, and these can be recurrent for a variety of reasons. See www.wisegeekhealth.com/what-is-the-pathophysiology-of-urinary-tract-infection for a basic explanation. ...Read more

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What are the most common reasons for tonsilectomys in kids?

What are the most common reasons for tonsilectomys in kids?

Guidelines 2011: Sleep apnea is by far most common reason, 7 streps in 1 year, 5 streps per year in 2 years, 3 streps per year in 3 years, chronic tonsillitis/sore throat, concern for mass. These are respected and insurance goes by them. http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/news/20110102/new-guidelines-on-when-kids-need-tonsillectomies http://www.Entnet.Org/healthinformation/upload/cpg-tonsillectomyinchildren.Pdf. ...Read more

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For what reasons might fatigue be a common symptom for all of the anemias?

For what reasons might fatigue be a common symptom for all of the anemias?

Good question: Because hemoglobin that coats red blood cells delivers oxygen to all our tissues, including (of course) the brain. Fatigue is a symptom of poor cellular energy production. Please see my blog "oxygen the spark of life". ...Read more

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What is some possible causes for reoccurring bacterial infections?

What is some possible causes for reoccurring bacterial infections?

Wrong PH: The vagina needs acidic ph. Antibiotics first, then vinager douching followed by probiotics via pills(provela) or yogurt like activia or danactive. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more