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Can certain bladder infection symptoms be signs of pregnancy. Back pain, cramping, no stinging when urinating, no cloudy/bloody urine?

Can certain bladder infection symptoms be signs of pregnancy. Back pain, cramping, no stinging when urinating, no cloudy/bloody urine?

Yes and it can be: confusing. Back pain and cramping occur with both pregnancy and urinary tract infection (UTI), along with difficulty voiding, increased urine frequency, cloudy urine, malaise/fatigue and vaginal spotting. Pain on urination, bloody urine, and fever are only seen with UTI. Anorexia, morning sickness, dizziness, and mood swings are usually only seen in pregnancy. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

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


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I get UTI's often. Is the blood that was in my urine going away a sign that the infection is clearing. Or could I still have an infection?

I get UTI's often. Is the blood that was in my urine going away a sign that the infection is clearing. Or could I still have an infection?

Hematuria: The blood in the urine is usually due to the inflammation of the lining of the bladder, and if this is improving the bleeding may diminish, but whether the UTI is eliminated may depend on other parameters. If you are still symptomatic (burning, frequency of urination, suprapubic tenderness, fever, etc.) go back and see your doctor. If not, continue the course of therapy. Wish you better soon. ...Read more

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Do I have a kidney infection? I have the signs of someone with a kidney infection but my urine test says other wise.

Do I have a kidney infection? I have the signs of someone with a kidney infection but my urine test says other wise.

I : I am assuming you are talking about a urinalysis and urine culture. Your doctor needs to be made aware of your continuing symptoms. You may need imaging studies like an x-ray, ct scan or ultrasound to look for other things such as kidney stones. Please follow up. ...Read more

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I have consistently had blood in my urine for over a month. Have tried cipro (ciprofloxacin) did nothing. Urine was sent for culture not back.No sign of infection hlp?

I have consistently had blood in my urine for over a month. Have tried cipro (ciprofloxacin) did nothing. Urine was sent for culture not back.No sign of infection hlp?

There is a problem: Known as interstitial cystitis that can have this presentation.... Call, make and keep an appointment with a urologist or urogynecologist for more evaluation. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago my urine came back as having no signs of infections. Does a urine test scan for things like hiv?

2 weeks ago my urine came back as having no signs of infections. Does a urine test scan for things like hiv?

NO!: If you want to be sure about your HIV status you should have a blood test drawn. If you want to avoid going for a blood test you can look into the oraquick test which you can buy for about $40 and uses a saliva sample. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection for the first time, i heard this could be a sign of early pregnancy?

I had a yeast infection for the first time, i heard this could be a sign of early pregnancy?

Not really: While you can get yeast infections in pregnancy, you can get them just as easily when you aren't pregnant as well. Actually persistent yeast infections can be seen in diabetics and people using corticosteroids. I tend to see more yeast infections in mid summer and mid winter. ...Read more

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Im on trivora and I have a yeast infection could that be a sign of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Although yeast infections can occur during early pregnancy it is not a pregnancy indicator. If you miss your period - then would take a home pregnancy test to know. Increased estrogen from some oral contraceptives can also contribute to growth of yeast. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Al Hegab
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Infection (Definition)

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