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Could a UTI be a sign of early pregnancy? I find myself going the bathroom every 10 minutes. Its very aggravating.

Could a UTI be a sign of early pregnancy? I find myself going the bathroom every 10 minutes. Its very aggravating.

No: Uti is an infection that could occur with or without pregnancy and requires treatment . Have your urine checked to be sure. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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I started to have the urge to go pee today I've been having unprotected sex iam trying to get pregnant could it be a sign of pregnancy or do I have a UTI again and if itsa UTI why do I keep getting it?

I started to have the urge to go pee today I've been having unprotected sex iam trying to get pregnant could it be a sign of pregnancy or do I have a UTI again and if itsa UTI why do I keep getting it?

Get a urine test.: Frequent urination can be a symptom of the first trimester of pregnancy but if this very early on, it's more likely an infection. Some women are very prone to urinary infections associated with sexual activity, due to the increased bacteria around the urethral area during sex. It's important to have this caught and treated early if in fact this is what is going on. ...Read more

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So, I have a UTI. I got a urine sample to get medicine and had blood in my urine. That could be a sign of pregnancy but I haven't missed my period?

So, I have a UTI. I got a urine sample to get medicine and had blood in my urine. That could be a sign of pregnancy but I haven't missed my period?

UTI: Hemorrhagic cystitis, a firm of otherwise uncomplicated urinary bladder infection, is not uncommon and responds to the usual prescribed medications.Following treatment, a urine culture and a urinalysis with microscopic examination is important to assure that there is no further blood in the urine and that the infection has cleared. Pregnancy would not be suspected if you haven't missed your period ...Read more

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What can I take for UTI in pregnancy?

What can I take for UTI in pregnancy?

Many possibilities: Your treating pcp can select an appropriate antibiotic based on a urine culture & lack of toxicity to the baby. ...Read more

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I have UTI in pregnancy and i'm worried! help?

Get treated: A UTI is really not a problem if treated. Get you physician to get a culture to make sure when they give you antibiotics, they will take care of the infection. If still having a problem, some people will repeat the culture a few weeks later to make sure it resolved. ...Read more

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Would a UTI go away faster on its own during pregnancy?

UTI and pregnancy: The immune system of pregnant women is lower than that of women who are not pregnant; infections have more difficulty resolving on their own. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uti's & early pregnancy symptoms?

What is the difference between uti's & early pregnancy symptoms?

Quite a bit...: Uti: increase frequency, urgency, and burning on urination, even at night. Possible change in odor and color of urine. Maybe some incontinence of urine as well. Early pregnancy: many women feel nothing except missing period. Some have morning nausea, tender/swollen breasts, increase urination but no burning, and food aversion/cravings etc... Check a hpt. Check with doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im pregnant and I have a UTI what should I do im very early in pregnancy?

Im pregnant and I have a UTI what should I do im very early in pregnancy?

Visit your MD!: Sooner you get the infections out of your system... The better it is for both of you! little petty infections might turn big down the road for your little one ! regards and best of luck on your pregnancy ;). ...Read more

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Are recurrent but treated utis during pregnancy dangerous and why would they keep coming back?

Are recurrent but treated utis during pregnancy dangerous and why would they keep coming back?

Suppression: If you are having recurrent infections, you should discuss suppressive therapy (antibiotics) with your healthcare provider. You can become very sick from a urinary tract infection in pregnancy and this can lead to premature labor and possibly, premature delivery with infectious complications in you or in the neonate. ...Read more

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Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

No: A UTI will not affect the results of a pregnancy test. The pregnancy test checks for the hormone HCG and a urinary tract infection would have no effect on whether or not your body is producing hcg. ...Read more

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Will a UTI mess with a pregnancy test?

Will a UTI mess with a pregnancy test?

Usually not: The pregnancy test is looking for HCG levels - and this is usually not affected at all by urinary tract infections. ...Read more

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Uti in pregnancy, no symptoms. Treat or not ?

Uti in pregnancy, no symptoms. Treat or not ?

Definitely important: An asymptomatic UTI can easily ascend to the kidneys and result in pyelonephritis. This in turn can induce premature labor resulting in premature birth which in itself can definitely be harmful to the baby. So definitely treat. ...Read more

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Questioning UTI symptoms or possible early pregnancy symptoms ?

Questioning UTI symptoms or possible early pregnancy symptoms
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Take HPT to know.: pregnancy - may have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas, insomnia, gagging & yawning. ...Read more

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If my pregnancy pain is due to UTI and cyst will my baby be okay ?

If my pregnancy pain is due to UTI and cyst will my baby be okay ?

Get tested: Untreated utis can lead to kidney infections which can lead to preterm labor. Ovarian cysts and utis do not directly affect the fetus. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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


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