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If I Have To Pee More Than Usual Do I Have A Urinary Tract Infection
No, not necessarily: Urinating more frequently can be caused by any number of things: drinking lots of liquid, drinking caffeine or alcohol containing beverages, taking a medication with properties that cause you to pee or a urinary tract infection. However, urinating frequently is typically accompanied by other symptoms in an infections, such as burning with urination and pressure to urinate (urgency). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Why am i peeing more than usual? I do not have any symptoms of a UTI but i'm just peeing more than i used to.
Yes,...: Urge to pee is a wonderful gift to tell us what to do with our bladder. But the quality and quantity of urge to boid may widely vary among individuals, along different age of life, and during different time of a day; these reflect how our body interacts with what we consume for survival & growth. So, listen to what body tells us and pee timely. Meanwhile, get rid of whatever may irritate bladder.. ...Read more
Im sexually active. Now i have painful urination, smelly pee and i urinate more than usual, other than that nothing else. Could i have an STD or uti?
Is it normal to pee a lot and feel a slight urge to go pee after you've had a bladder or kidney infection and there's no more infection in you?
Yes, BUT!!: Post void mild urethral irritation, suprpubic discomfort or increase urge & frequency are common during or immediately after treatment. However persistent of symptoms for long time especially after an antibiotic is an indication of partial or unsuccessful treatment & may need follow up evaluation with UA, urine culture & even US for detection of vesico-ureteral reflux or anatomical defect. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 28 weeks pregnant and have been having discharge more than i should. But i don't have symptoms of a urinary tract infection. What can it be?
Could be normal: First, it is normal to have vaginal discharge during your pregnancy that keeps increasing the further you get. But beyond that you could have a vaginal infection - you would notice itching or irritation or odor. If it is brown or red it might be a sign of premature labor. If it is exactly like water it might be leaking from the water around the baby. Either of the last 2 issues call your doctor. ...Read more
Is it possible to always have to pee while having a yeast infection?..Or should I check to see if I have a bladder infection
See answer: Though vaginal discharge, itching, irritation, and burning on the outside with urination are the typical symptoms vaginitis and yeast infections, urinary frequency and urgency are not and more suggestive of a uti/cystitis/bladder infection or some other type of bladder-related problem. Recommend a urinalysis and a urine culture as next most appropriate test. ...Read more
U shoudl have access: To an emergency room or urgent visit center, or a pharmacy u need to leave a urine sample that can be sent to the lab and the health care provider can get u started on antibiotics beofre the culture is back, many pharmacies have urgent txment areas that are staffed by nurse practioners. ...Read more
I think i may have a urinary tract infection. It hurts to urinate and my urine is faded and had a strong odor. What do I do?
I checked UTI and it is no more. But still i am not fine. I think i have urinary incontinence because i have symptoms of it like urge to urinate.
Incontinence = wet: Wetting before U can get to the bathroom is urge incontinence. Urgency by itself does not = incontinence. Urgency continuing after a UTI is not uncommon. However, should not persist beyond a few days. Your Dr. could prescribe some bladder "relaxation" medication if symptom persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a weak urination. I feel the bladder always full even if I have just finish to urinate.no burning,pain or hematuria.what could it be?
Urinary frequency: Please see your provider to do a Urinalysis to ensure you don't have Urinary tract infection. A pelvic exam is not a bad idea either. if everything is ok in pelvic exam and UA maybe a cystoscopy to make sure you don't have interstitial cystitis, a condition that bladder is inflamed for unknown reason. losing weight, avoiding stress and spicy food and caffein might help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain, frequency: Symptoms of a lower urinary tract infection ( bladder infection) include pain with urination, frequent urination, foul smelling urine, a feeling of incomplete bladder emptying. With an upper urinary tract infection ( involving the kidneys) additional symptoms may be back pain, fever and a flu like feeling. Either way, a doctor should be consulted. ...Read more
Antibiotics/cranberr: Best to find out if there is any treatable cause for your utis. R u drinking enough? Ru urinating after sex? Wearing cotton underwear ; no thongs. Shower rather than bathe. Avoid constipation. Seperate thighs widely with urination to avoid trapping urine. Nightly Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) or after sex can prevent recurring infections. Cranberry juice or cranberry capsules can help to prevent them. ...Read more
See your doctor.: Start drinking fluids & make an appointment with your doctor. Note all symptoms, including pain, back or side pain & fever. You may take Ibuprofen or Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for relief, but be sure to go in for a urine test and culture even if there is improvement. Do not take old or expired antibiotics, unless approved by your physician. If you get a prescription, take the full course without stopping/skipping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor said i had a UTI infection and its normal for it to burn when you pee with a uti. But i feel as if I have actual cuts down there any ideas?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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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