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How much bleeding with a UTI is acceptable?

How much bleeding with a UTI is acceptable?

Small amounts: In some cases a UTI will cause an irritation of the lining of the bladder. This is called hemorrhagic cystitis. This can cause some blood in the urine. In most cases it is not a lot but it can be alarming. This should clear within a week of being treated for the uti. If you have continued bleeding after the infection is cleared then you need a follow up appointment with your doctor. ...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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Can UTI be linked to bleeding?

Can UTI be linked to bleeding?

UTI: Peripherally perhaps. If the UTI produced sepsis with disseminated intravasc. Coag. Then bleeding might occur. Beyond that it would be interesting to know from where the bleeding is occurring and how severely. Certainly blood may be seen in the urine with some utis. Add more info and ask again. ...Read more

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I think i have a uti but i was also bleeding for two days and its been about 6 days today that I have had my uti.

I think i have a uti but i was also bleeding for two days and its been about 6 days today that I have had my uti.

Maybe not UTI. STD?: UTI doesn't usually cause bleeding. It may be from your vagina, and certain infections -- especially STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia -- can cause both bleeding and symptoms similar to UTI . Other causes of vaginal bleeding also need to be checked. (Any chance you're pregnant?) See a doctor ASAP. Good luc! ...Read more

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Can bleeding during sex cause a uti?

Can bleeding during sex cause a uti?

Probably not: But sometimes sex can cause a uti. See your doctor if you are having symptoms. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to treat a bleeding uti?

Can someone tell me how to treat a bleeding uti?

Bleeding: It is not uncommon to have blood present in a urinary tract infection. The treatment for blood in the urine in the setting of an infection is to treat the underlying infection. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding from a UTI last if I don't go to the doctors for it?

How long does bleeding from a UTI last if I don't go to the doctors for it?

Varies: Duration of bleeding associated with urinary tract infection may vary among individuals. However, blood in the urine should not be ignored, and a call to your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between menstrual bleeding and UTI bleeding?

How can you tell the difference between menstrual bleeding and UTI bleeding?

Menstrual bleeding: are you using a tampon? Does it burn when you have to pee? Clean yourself off very well before you go to urinate that can help you determine if it is menstrual or urinary ...Read more

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


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more