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Do UTI cause mood swings?

Do UTI cause mood swings?

Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Mood (Definition)

Is how a patient says they feel, or how someone feels internally, versus how someone's mood appears, which is called "affect." if you say your mood is "happy, " and you appear to be so, we would say that your affect is congruent. If, however, you actually look really angry, we would say your mood is "happy" and ...Read more


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I've had paraguard for about 2 yrs already and for the 1st time I am 3 weeks late. I don't have any nauseas or tender breast but do have mood swings. My sex drive has been low for the past month and asnof right now its been 2 days that ive had a UTI. I also

Discuss this: You need to discuss the fact that your period is late and you are having these other symptoms with the doctor treating your UTI. The paragard is a very reliable method of contraception but, like all contraceptives, is not 100% and a pregnancy is possible but so are any number of other things. A full history, exam, and appropriate testing are needed to know what is going on. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does UTI cause bumps?

Does UTI cause bumps?

No: Infected urine inside the bladder will not cause external bumps. Those would need to be evaluated by examination. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause itching?

Can a UTI cause itching?

Yes: A UTI can cause burning more than itching. If there is itching, it is possible that you have a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause ovary pain?

Can a UTI cause ovary pain?

Sometimes infections: In urinary tract can mimic pain in ovaries, but difficult to tell you for sure. Make sure that it is not ectopic pregnancy or pelvic infection. Consult a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Why does a UTI cause itching?

Why does a UTI cause itching?

Usually does not: Cause itching. If you are on an antibiotic for the UTI you can develop a yeast infection which can cause itching so call your doctor and tell them your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can alprim for a UTI cause anxiety?

Can alprim for a UTI cause anxiety?

Not generally: This compound contains the active ingredient trimethoprim (usually combined with sulfamethoxazole to make Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra in the us), and this has not been reported to have anxiety producing side-effects, but anything can happen. ...Read more

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Could a UTI cause a period to be late?

Could a UTI cause a period to be late?

Not normally: If there were complications from a UTI resulting in a significant stress to the body - it might occur. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause pelvic pain?

Yes.: If untreated a simple UTI can cause extensive inflammation in the bladder / urethra and then ascend into the ureters and the kidneys. This can be very painful and make you very sick with high fever and a significant amount of pain in the pelvis and costovertebral areas. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause a miscarriage?

Can a UTI cause a miscarriage?

UTI miscarriage?: 23 F asks can UTI cause a miscarriage? ANS: Possible but not likely. Ask the Dr. Team taking care of you as they know you best. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause severe leg pain?

It can: Cause severe low back pain. I have not seen severe leg pain. ...Read more

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Could a UTI cause a miscarriage?

Could a UTI cause a miscarriage?

Probably not: There are many different reasons for miscarriage ranging for chomosomal problems to blood clotting problems. Uti unless severe with fever generally do not cause ...Read more

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Can UTI cause moving testical pain?

Can UTI cause moving testical pain?

Testalgia: Testis pain is not caused by UTI for the most part. Prostatitis (infection or inflammation in the prostate gland) often can cause vague aching in the testes. Get checked out. You may need antibiotic, but not for "uti". ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause a discharge & a rash?

Can a UTI cause a discharge & a rash?

Not usually: Unless you have also contracted a std especially syphilis. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause bleeding during intercourse?

Can UTI cause bleeding during intercourse?

No: Has nothing to do with that, please see your gyn as could be from infection, or a cervical tear or abrasion or abnormal cells of the cervix or a uterine or endometrial problem. ...Read more

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Can having a UTI cause you to get thrush as well?

Can having a UTI cause you to get thrush as well?

Not clear: Urinary tract infections are usually caused by bacteria, while thrush is caused by a fungus/yeast. Being on antibiotics for a UTI can cause fungal infections. Unless there is a systemic fungal infection, I would not directly correlate the two. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause your nipples to hurt and become swollen?

Can a UTI cause your nipples to hurt and become swollen?

No: A UTI is an infection in your bladder. It has nothing to do with nipples. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause another infection or desiease like chlimydia?

Can a UTI cause another infection or desiease like chlimydia?

No: Utis and chlamydia are caused by different bacteria and in different circumstances. Chlamydia is sexually=transmitted. Uti is any bacterial infection that gets into the urinary tract and causes symptoms. Usually, the bacteria is your own. One does not predispose to the other. ...Read more

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Can a uti cause where you don't go pee as much as you should?

Can a uti cause where you don't go pee as much as you should?

Very unlikely: The most likely explanation is that you've been drinking less fluids, which is common when people don't feel well. Or maybe you're (subconsciously?) drinking less water because of pain when you urinate. Drink more. Far less likely is something serious like kidney failure due to advanced infection, but not if you're generally feeling well. But check with your doctor if any doubt. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can UTI cause light pink spotting for a day?

Hello docs. I was wondering can UTI cause light pink spotting for a day?

Possibly: If you have a bladder infection with urethral involvement or irritation, some blood can be seen in the urine. ...Read more

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Can nuvaring cause sensitivity of inner or outer labias? Can a UTI cause it? Got a UTI after starting it, so I want to find out which is the culprit.

Can nuvaring cause sensitivity of inner or outer labias? Can a UTI cause it? Got a UTI after starting it, so I want to find out which is the culprit.

Difficult to know: Vaginal itching and irritation have been reported, as has vaginal infection as potential side-effects, but this does not exclude other possible sources for this. Should not be causing uti, but the position of the ring could potentially place pressure on the urethra, causing a transient obstruction, which may lead to secondary uti. Impossible to tell whether the chicken preceded the egg. See doc. ...Read more

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Could UTI cause tinnitus and dizziness?

Could UTI cause tinnitus and dizziness?

No, but...: UTI alone would not cause the symptoms you reported, instead, which strongly suggest some disorders in inner ear resulting from local irritation or its related nerve fibers. So, seek evaluation and counseling by otolaryngologist - ear specialist. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause your cycle to be late?

No: Bladder infections not cause your menstrual cycle to be delayed. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause one to feel generally ill?

Yes.: Generally, the older the patient the worse the symptoms. (you aren't old, btw). Elderly patients can get completely disoriented and confused requiring hospitalization. Symptoms can vary from strictly urinary to constitutional including fevers, nausea, headache, etc. If you're having severe symptoms, be sure to get seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause tss?

Can UTI cause tss?

No: Tss is a group a streptococcal infection or staphylococcus aureus infection or colonization associated with the sudden onset of shock and organ failure. On streptococcal tss soft tissue infection is the most common portal of entry. A UTI is almost never the cause of either type of tss. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause sticky urine?

Can UTI cause sticky urine?

Diabetes?: Urine can be sticky, foamy, sweet smelling in patients with diabetes that is poorly controlled. See your physician to check your urinalysis for glucose as well as blood glucose to check for diabetes (sugar too high in blood). ...Read more

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Will a UTI cause me to bleed?

Will a UTI cause me to bleed?

Blood in urine: Hematuria (blood in the urine) is often seen in urinary tract infection. Please see your doctor dortreatment ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause erection problems?

Can a UTI cause erection problems?

Possibly: Urinary tract infections and sexual dysfunction in men such as erectile dysfunction or impotence symptoms may occur simultaneously. This infection affects mostly men who are 50 years or above in age. Sexually active men are at an increased risk being affected. At your age would exclude other factors first. Also ask your doctor why you are having utis. Not common at your age in men. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bv?

Can a UTI cause bv?

No: These are two separate and different clinical entiities. A urinary tract infection is just that. Bacterial vaginosis is more of colonization of the vaginal barrel by different bacteria that produce a discharge. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause vaginal pain?

Can a UTI cause vaginal pain?

Yes: The vagina and bladder are attached so irritation in one organ may cause secondary irritation or pain in the other. This will likely resolve once your UTI is treated. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Not usually: This would depend on the skin coming into contact with the urine. A barrier such as a&d ointment can correct that. If the two things happened at the same time I would be concerned something else is going on. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause you to get a overactive bladder that won't go away?

Can a UTI cause you to get a overactive bladder that won't go away?

Not if well treated: If you are still having symptoms check with the md who treated the infection and have a urine sample sent to the lab for a culture and sensitivity to see if the previous antibiotic completely treated the infection. If not, bacterial resistance to the antibiotic requires a different treatment medication. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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


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