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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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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How to cure a bladder infection or UTI without going to a doctor?

How to cure a bladder infection or UTI without going to a doctor?

Extra Fluids: And cranberry juice have limited ability to help clear infection. They can be enough in mild cases, but often the infection is strong enough that antibiotics will be needed. If home remedies dont work in 48-72 hours youwould be best served to see a physician. ...Read more

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How to find how long of a urinary catheter you need?

How to find how long of a urinary catheter you need?

They are standard: Sized. It is only placed as far as it needs to go. The remainder stays outside of the body. ...Read more

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What is a good way to relieve bladder infection pain?

What is a good way to relieve bladder infection pain?

OTC: look for an over the counter form of phenazopyridine ("Azo"). there are several brands available. They are all quite helpful in relieving bladder pain associated with cystitis. They do stain the urine a very dark orange though ...Read more

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How do you treat a UTI with a neurogenic bladder?

How do you treat a UTI with a neurogenic bladder?

Same: urinary tract infections are treated with antibiotics other one has a normal bladder or an overactive bladder or a neurogenic bladder. since neurogenic bladder's often are symptomatic when no infection is present, it is especially important to have a urine culture prior to anabiotic therapy ...Read more

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How long does it take a bladder infection to get to kidneys?

How long does it take a bladder infection to get to kidneys?

Varies: As long as it takes bacteria to reach kidney. Can be within hours if bladder reflux is present. Usually 1 - 3 days after bladder becomes inflammed and ureral valve in bladder becomes swollen ; permits reflux up to kidney. Some bacteria have hair-like projections on their wall and can 'crawl' like little caterpillars thru ureteral valves ; up ureter to kidney. Also depends upon body's resistance. ...Read more

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I have symptoms of a minor bladder infection. How long does it take for a UTI to spread to the kidneys?

I have symptoms of a minor bladder infection. How long does it take for a UTI to spread to the kidneys?

Won't spread if u: Get proper treatment, call your gyn or regular doc to get started on antibiotics asap or go to an urgent visit center. ...Read more

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How long can it take for a urethra infection to spread to kidneys?

How long can it take for a urethra infection to spread to kidneys?

Urethritis: It would be unusual for pure urethritis to be producing ascending uti, but if it can happen it can happen quickly depending upon the anatomic state of your urinary tract (bladder, ureters, ureterovesicular junction, etc.), the particular microorganism involved and the state of your immune system. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a UTI without antibiotic? How long will it take to go away?

How can I get rid of a UTI without antibiotic? How long will it take to go away?

Water & cranberry.: Sometimes it's possible to clear an early mild bladder infection by drinking a lot of water and taking cranberry extract. But if the symptoms get worse or not better within 24 hours, seeking help to get a prescription is important to prevent complications like a kidney infection. ...Read more

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How to tell if I've got a urinary tract infection?

How to tell if I've got a urinary tract infection?

UTI: The surest way to know if you have a urinary tract infection is to have your urine checked. There are urine dipsticks that can detect infection. The symptoms of a UTI can include painful urination, feeling like you have to urinate often, but only passing a very small amount of urine, and urgently feeling like you have to urinate. It can get worse from there. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to get rid of a UTI without going to the doctor?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to get rid of a UTI without going to the doctor?

It won't: If you truly have a urinary tract infection, it is not going to get better on its own. The infection will continue to fester, then spread up to your kidneys. It can get into your blood and kill you, or you can lose your kidney function and end up on a kidney transplant list. Go to an urgent care or your doc and get a prescription for an antibiotic - much cheaper than a funeral or transplant. ...Read more

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Can you explain how to cure a kidney infection?

Can you explain how to cure a kidney infection?

Antibiotics: Kidney infections are treated with appropriate antibiotics, depending on the severity of infection and its spread in blood stream you may treat with oran antibiotics for uncomplicated kidney infections, or IV antibiotics with kidney infection with sepsis. ...Read more

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How to ease abscess pain for a baby?

Med tx: Acutually, if a baby has an abscess - that warrants prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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How to relieve a swollen vulva?

How to relieve a swollen vulva?

Depends on cause: What caused the swelling? Is it allergic? If so, avoid the allergen. If traumatic or from vigorous intercourse, rest and ice may help. ...Read more

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For how long should I do pelvic muscle excercise to alleviate nocturnal urinary urgency? To what extent is it effective?

For how long should I do pelvic muscle excercise to alleviate nocturnal urinary urgency? To what extent is it effective?

Here are some ...: Pelvic floor muscle exercise is primarily designed to strengthen weakened urinary sphincter resulting in stress urinary incontinence for females, but has been extended for males after prostate surgery and for promoting self-awareness and improving u-sphincter relaxation for ones with urge U-incontinence. But how soon does its effect appear? It depends on age, correctness of exercise, dedication... ...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