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Does Uti Occur In Kids
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
UTI care: can be done at an urgent care center vs the ER. You should spend less time in the urgent care center, of which there should be centers comvenient to you. This would be easier on the kids, if you cannot find someone to watch them for you. You can use azo tabs, which is OTC, for symptomatic care until you are seen and given the antibiotic. Also drinking plenty of water and/or cranberry juice helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been on different courses of antibiotics for 6 years i keep getting utis it goes away with treatment but i get atleast 4 a year can I have kids?
Yes: There is no contraindications to have kids with uti. What you need to see your doctor , urologist to find out why you getting recurrent uti?It is common to have UTI in female. It is better to screen for UTI while your are pregnant. You should consult your physician and obstetrician to get more information for prevention and find out cause of uti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a bad klebsiella UTI and had to drive my car for 10 hours. I know some splashes of urine got on my cloths while using a public restroom. I am concerned that my kids will contract it. What to do?
Hi dr, am 35yrs old married with kids.Am incontinent of urine.Will get up in middle of nite socked.Was given antibotics for uti.But problem persist.?
See a urologist: A urologist should be able to quickly identify the cause(s) of your incontinence. There are a number of effective treatments available so there is no reason you need to suffer with this. I recommend finding a doctor who has expertise and reputation in the area of incontinence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since having kids, I develop uti's about once a month which causes an unpleasant feminine odor. (maybe the meds) anything I can to get rid of this?
Vaginal birth & UTI: After the vaginal passage of children, the pelvic and vaginal "architecture" is sometimes significantly altered. The bladder is the "upstairs neighbor" of the vagina, and can "prolapse" or "fall down" leaving residual urine in your bladder which gets repeatedly infected. Urine in the vagina will also create "your unpleasoant vaginal odor". See a gyn md for assessment and resolution. ...Read more
Frequent urge to pee. Mild stinging constant feeling. Not uti. 28 f no kids. Std? Or something else?
Causes for frequent utis/kidney infec ? Seems like im always on Macrobid and it does nothing.As a kid id wet the bed all the time.What could be wrong?
Unusual: For someone who gets frequent uti's you should have had by now tests to determine if you have any anatomical abnormalities in your urinary tract system- at the very least a kidney ultrasound and vcug. A urologist should become involved. Uti's can only be diagnosed by urine culture in a sterile container. U/a insufficient to diagnose uti. If >100, 000 bacteria aren't identified, unlikely uti. ...Read more
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