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I keep having UTI every month. Could this be bad ?

I keep having UTI every month. Could this be bad ?

Yes.: Multiple, recurrent uti's can lead to kidney disease, even kidney failure. Must be evaluated by urologist. Could be a problem, in ascending order from where the urine leaves the body, with the urethra, the urinary bladder, the kidneys. Your age, I am presuming u r female, is an important factor. Some women have a bout of cystitis / UTI after sex. There are effective ways of rx. See a gyn and a uro. ...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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Im getting UTI every month now since 7 months and im getting antibiotic from the doctor and im afraid of antibiotics and how it efect liver what to do?

Im getting UTI every month now since 7 months and im getting antibiotic from the doctor and im afraid of antibiotics and how it efect liver what to do?

Take the antibiotics: It's important to eradicate the infection, you may need to be on prophylactic antibiotics for a while. Repeated urine test and culture would help the doctor to decide when to stop it. ...Read more

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What could cause bad pain every day feel like you have to urinate but it is not UTI been in pain for months the only help is axis pills?

What could cause bad pain every day feel like you have to urinate but it is not UTI been in pain for months the only help is axis pills?

You need to see: A urogynecologist or a urologist as there is a good chance you have a condition called interstitial cystitis which is not an infection but an irritation of the bladder wall that requires specific medicine. ...Read more

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I get utis once every other month. Why do I keep getting them?

I get utis once every other month. Why do I keep getting them?

Multiple reasons: Make sure they are really utis--the urine should be cultured, there can be many rasons to have blood or white blood cells in urine. Reasons: incomplete bladder emptying neurogenic bladder cystocele constipation connection of bowel and bladder immunologic deficiencies chronically infected kidney stones bladder diverticulum therefore you need to see your doc and have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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I keep getting UTI's about every 6weeks to the 3 months. It started 3yrs ago after my bladder tack. Any way to help the problem?

I keep getting UTI's about every 6weeks to the 3 months. It started 3yrs ago after my bladder tack.  Any way to help the problem?

Urology appt if not : Drink water based drinks including cranberry. It has a natural antibiotic. Not just with infection but everyday. Super hygiene. Wipe front to back and drop the tissue. If trouble with stains after BM. Use wash cloth to finish or baby wipes. Pee before and after sex. Be sure sex partner is clean. If not circumcised be double sure no smegms under foreskin. You may need a cysto etc ...Read more

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What can be some reasons behind why my pee has been smeeling bad for over four months now? I know it might be a uti..But what else could it be?

What can be some reasons behind why my pee has been smeeling bad for over four months now? I know it might be a uti..But what else could it be?

Infection/Diet?: I doubt you've had an infection for 4 months now. It may be your urine is concentrated from lack of fluid intake & this may make your urine stronger. Dietary supplements or certain foods (asparagus) can also change both color & odor of your urine. Review your diet, increase your fluid intake, & see your doc if you are still concerned. Take care. ...Read more

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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