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Is It Common For Teen Girls To Get A Urinary Tract Infection
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
NO it is not: so if a male has symptoms, need to check both the urine and a urethral culture for sexually transmitted disease. More likely it is epidydimitis which is an infection of the genital tract from STD. Or there is some anatomical problem with the male genitalia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Both are very common infections.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it possible for a female to get an STD in her urinary tract only (negative vaginal STD test) and appear to be a recurrent uti?
Not very abnormal: Some otherwise normal people can not swallow any pills and always gag or vomit. Some pills react badly with some people, s stomachs. Nitrofurantoin (furandantin tablets or Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) capsules) can be very irritating to the stomach so that subjects can't avoid vomiting them after ingestion. Tell your dr. You can't keep down the meds and please call in another antibiotic ot try it in liquid form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pretty common: Chlamydia infections usually cause symptoms in males - usually at least burning with urination. It is unlikely but not impossible to have infection without symptoms - if you have concerns you should be tested....And change the behaviour that puts you at risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Less common.: I don't have a statistic for you. But it is much less common in men then in women. ...Read more
Very common.: A significant majority of women with chlamydia, a sexually transmitted infection, have no symptoms initially. Untreated though, chlamydia infections can lead to a serious condition called pelvic inflammatory disease, which can also cause infertility and increase the chance of ectopic pregnancy. If you've had unprotected sexual contact, or a new sexual partner, it's a good idea to get screened. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes but...: Other problems including more serious infections can also cause pain with intercourse. Consultation with a health care provider is necessary to determine the cause. ...Read more
No: Absolutely not related at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
No, but it happens. : Breast abscesses can occur at any age, typically via normal skin bacteria entering a break in the skin or nipple. Rx centers on antibiotics and draining any pus, ideally via (repeated) aspirations rather than surgical drainage. Surgical evaluation is mandatory--it is best to treat this as early as possible. ...Read more
Yes, but be gentle.: Yes, but it may be more uncomfortable for her as she may feel more sensitive and suffer from more tenderness. ...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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