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Is it common for teen girls to get a urinary tract infection?

Is it common for teen girls to get a urinary tract infection?

Not uncommon: 1) if sexually active and not urinating after sex. 2) wearing thong or non-cotton underwear. 3) withholding urination 4) bubble-bath or prolonged tub baths. 5) constipation and constipating diet. ...Read more

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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


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Is it usual for boys to have a urine infection?

Is it usual for boys to have a urine infection?

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 more

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Is it possible for a child/teenager to get vaginal infection?

Is it possible for a child/teenager to get vaginal infection?

Sure can: Sexual encounters certainly may cause vaginal infections.So can irritants such as bubble bath, detergents, foreign bodies etc.Also an odd complication of strep throat can cause this. So check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop a urinary tract infection from having sex?

Is it possible to develop a urinary tract infection from having sex?

UTI: This is the most common mechanism of inoculation of bacteria into the bladder in sexually active women. It would be quite uncommon in males (aside from stds). ...Read more

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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?

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?

STD: This would be rather unusual. You would have to be more specific about the tests run and the findings. Certainly chlamydia can produce urethritis, but confined to the urinary tract and not affecting the vagina would be remarkable. ...Read more

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Is it normal to vomit with pills for a urinary tract infection?

Is it normal to vomit with pills for a urinary tract infection?

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 more

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How common is it for a man not to show symptoms of chlamydia infection?

How common is it for a man not to show symptoms of chlamydia infection?

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 more

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How typical is it for men to get yeast infections?

Less common.: I don't have a statistic for you. But it is much less common in men then in women. ...Read more

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How common is it for a woman not to show symptoms of chlamydia infection?

How common is it for a woman not to show symptoms of chlamydia infection?

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 more

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Does a urinary tract infection for a girl cause the sexual intercorse to hurt?

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

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Is it common for teenage girls to develop a breast abscess?

Is it common for teenage girls to develop a breast abscess?

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

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Is it possible to have sex with a girl that has a urinary tract infection?

Is it possible to have sex with a girl that has a urinary tract infection?

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

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How common is it to get constipated or a urinary tract infection while taking oxycodonone?

Very common: To get constipated with any narcotic usage. Drinking plenty of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid (80-100 oz) per day can improve the constipation and the uti. Of course getting off the narcotic as quickly as possible is best option. ...Read more

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How common is it for males to contract UTIs?

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UTI males: UTI in males is not that common as compared to females . http://patient.info/health/cystitis-urine-infection-in-women ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more