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Had UTi then candida n got treatment for both but have brownish foul smelling varginal discharge. Wat doe this mean? Nt sexually active for last 6mths

Had UTi then candida n got treatment for both but have brownish foul smelling varginal discharge. Wat doe this mean? Nt sexually active for last 6mths

Another infection?: Hi, It's possible that you may have another vaginal infection. The 'balance" of your normal vaginal flora (bacteria) may have been altered by your previous treatments, and that is common. Go see your doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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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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Do UTI always cause discomfort?

Do UTI always cause discomfort?

Usually, not always: Most commonly, urinary tract infections cause frequent, urgent, burning urination. If the infection spreads to a kidney, there may be flank pain, fever, chills and nausea. However, some urinary tract infections may not cause immediate discomfort. However, there may be symptoms other than discomfort, such as frequent urination, blood-tinged urine, or unexplained fever. ...Read more

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Are male utis caused by dehydration?

Are male utis caused by dehydration?

No: Utis are caused by bacteri gaining entry into the urinary tract and multiplying. Symptoms of UTI and UTI itself may be worse if subject is dehydrated. Dehydration, by and large, should be avoided. ...Read more

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Could a long squirting session cause a uti?

Here are some...: Clinically, recurrent UTIs in females are known to usually occur within 24-48 hours after sexual intercourse. Hence, if sex with a long squirting, the odd to incur UTI should not be different from sexual intercourse. So, keep eyes on your UTIs and collect information for doctor to deduce the possible underlying reason for UTI and decide if an intense work-up is needed. More? Ask doctor timely. ...Read more

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What causes the horrible pain associated with a uti?

What causes the horrible pain associated with a uti?

Probably cystitis.: This is likely due to a cystitis or bladder infection that might have a silent upper tract involvement or pyelonephritis, which is a kidney infection. This can present with flank pain, fever and chills, and dysuria or pain/difficulty on urination. A sexually transmitted pathogen can also cause pain. The cause must be treated with antibiotics, like tmp-smx (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxasole). ...Read more

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Causes of uti?

Causes of uti?

Bacteria: Urinary tract infection is caused by bacteria from the GI tract ascending up the urethra. The anal opening is very close to the vaginal opening in women. Intercourse can expedite this. Always empty your bladder before and after intercourse. Drink plenty of water.Cranberry juice or pills will acidify the urine which helps prevent the bacteria from spreading. Get checked early if symptoms develop. ...Read more

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Can ky-gel cause uti?

Can ky-gel cause uti?

Unlikely: This lubricant does not generally result in infection. ...Read more

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Does hot tub cause uti?

Does hot tub cause uti?

No: Healthy women who have sexual intercourse frequently get uti's. Certain factors, like using spermicides or diaphragms for contraception, or not drinking very much fluid (dehydration) can increase your risk. Hot tubs or any tub baths can cause more vaginitis (yeast). ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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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