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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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Why would I be getting cystitis every time I am ovulating?

Why would I be getting cystitis every time I am ovulating?

?Coincidence: Is there something you do shortly before ovulating that might lead to uti. Check previous answers relating to UTI causes. ...Read more

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Why does the pain with worsen from the time I start ovulating up until my period ends, but stops after my period? Dr says may be Interstitial cystitis

Why does the pain with worsen from the time I start ovulating up until my period ends, but stops after my period? Dr says may be Interstitial cystitis

Endometriosis: You did not mention where pain occurs (?pelvic). If pain seems to coincide with your period, there may be a possibility that you have endometriosis, or deposits of tissue that normal line the inside of the uterus that have migrated into your abdominal cavity and can cause irritation/inflammation depending on the hormonal changes in your cycle. Please talk to your gynecologist about these symptoms ...Read more

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How is cystitis treated?

Antibiotics: Cystitis commonly means bladder inflammation. If due to urine infection treatment is antibiotics. Interstitial cystitis is rare and considered autoimmune in nature, antibiotics are not helpful. Hemorrhagic cystitis which results in bloody urine can be from chemotherapy drugs esp cyclophosphamide. ...Read more

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What is honeymoon cystitis?

What is honeymoon cystitis?

Honeymoon cystitis: Is same a acute cystitis, the reason for the name is that is common during the frequent intercourse that occurs with newlyweds. ...Read more

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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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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?

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?

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

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Can a groom get honeymoon cystitis?

Yes: Recommend both man and woman void (pee) after sex. Anal sex is especially dangerous (without a condom) and oral sex can cause infection in males. ...Read more

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Can botox really help with cystitis?

Can botox really help with cystitis?

Not directly: Not if u have normal bladder function, there is no reason why it should and would be contraindicated. Botox is injected via a cystoscope which like Botox itself is not advisable in presence of cystitis. It can might help patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction to facilitate bladder emptying and thus risk of utis or speed up recovery after a uti. ...Read more

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Is pus a normal symptom of cystitis?

Pus or white cells: In urine are usually present in the urine with cystitis. ...Read more

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How does cystitis spread to the kidney?

How does cystitis spread to the kidney?

2 ways: 1) bladder reflux, an abnormal condition, allows urine to back up and transport bacteria to kidney. Normal, competent bladder valves can become rigid like pipes with cystitis and become incompetent and allow reflux 2) many bacteria, and particulaly strains of e. Coli have hairlike projections and can crawl through the ureterovesical junction (valve) similar to caterpillars and reach kidney. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat to prevent cystitis?

Depends: Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. It can be caused by an infection or by interstitial cystitis. Foods wont prevent infectious cystitis but bladder inflammation can happen to some people when they consume carbonated beverages, caffeine or spicy foods. ...Read more

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How often do you bleed if you have cystitis?

How often do you bleed if you have cystitis?

Only occasionally: Cystitis, also known as a bladder infection or UTI (urinary tract infection) more commonly does not cause bleeding, at least visibly. If visible blood is present it will tend to be a more severe and serious infection. ...Read more

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