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Is it common to get bladder infections with the nuva ring?

Is it common to get bladder infections with the nuva ring?

Possibly: Nuva ring should not cause utis, however the medication could possibly interfere with your vaginal immunoglobulins and make you more UTI prone. Are u sure you are having utis and not just symptoms, proven utis have positive urine cultures. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Can there be any relation between nuva ring and bladder infections?

Can there be any relation between nuva ring and bladder infections?

Nuvaring: The NuvaRing is a devise that may press against the opening to your bladder and make you prone to having bladder infections. The ring itself is very pliable so the risk is low but could happen. Having sex and the position used may also contribute to bladder infections so you need to look at all possible causes. ...Read more

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I have been on nuva ring for 3 months and it is causing infections. I want to go to iud, should I stop nuva ring and wait for period to get iud?

I have been on nuva ring for 3 months and it is causing infections. I want to go to iud, should I stop nuva ring and wait for period to get iud?

MAYBE: Yask your physician. Some people put in the Mirena (levonorgestrel) during you perid. Some might just remove the NuvaRing and insert the mirena (levonorgestrel). ...Read more

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A few months after starting nuva ring I started to get fem odor nothing helps. Tests for yeast and bacteria infection came back clear. What can I do?

A few months after starting nuva ring I started to get fem odor nothing helps. Tests for yeast and bacteria infection came back clear. What can I do?

Not for everyone: You could try a course of antibiotics such as Flagyl or Clindamycin with your doctor's ok. The hormones in NuvaRing will not give you this problem...But the synthetic ring structure and it's coating could be a problem for you individually. In this cast the only solution is to change contraceptive method. ...Read more

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Can u get bladder infection frm a lake?

Can u get bladder infection frm a lake?

UTI: Unusual, but could potentially occur under unique circumstances. Would need more info to respond accurately. Usually utis in women are from bacteria present in the vaginal barrel and perineum (labia, etc.). They get there from the stool, and because women have a short urethra (tube from bladder out) infection is much easier than in men. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of bladder infection?

What are common symptoms of bladder infection?

Pain with urination: There are several common symptoms, not eveyone has all the symptoms

burning with urination
cloudy urine
unpleasant smell to urine
more frequent urination
blood in urine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why I get bladder infections so easily?

UTI's nth time...: Frequent Intercourse in the past month is the most common risk factor. Factors affecting bladder emptying like increase in residual urine in bladder after emptying (post void residual), incontinence, and cystocele, are strongly associated with recurrent UTIs. Make sure the antibiotic is right for the bug. Better yet see your urologist or urogynecologist.
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Can u get a bladder infection from alcohol?

Can u get a bladder infection from alcohol?

No: Alcohol is mostly metabolized in the liver, and very little free alcohol is excreted in urine. Alcohol can cause irritation of the bladder wall, which can cause symptoms similar to a bladder infection, but would require ingestion of very large amounts of alcohol in an individual whose liver was not working properly. Alcohol may lead to sexual contact which can lead to infection. ...Read more

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Is it likely for my boyfriend to get my bladder infection?

Is it likely for my boyfriend to get my bladder infection?

NO: Irritation of the urethra can occur but not likely cystitis. Use protection. ...Read more

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I get bladder infections every month, is there ways to prevent them?

Yes: You can prevent bladder infections by urinating after you have sex, wiping from front to back, avoiding bubble baths, staying well hydrated. You can also drink cranberry juice regularly or take cranberry tablets - there is something in cranberry juice/tablets that makes it more difficult for bacteria to stick to your bladder wall. ...Read more

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Why do girls get bladder infections after sex?

Short urethra: The primary reason is a short distance between the outside of the urethra (where the urine comes out) and the bladder. The bladder is sterile (no bacteria normally), whereas the vagina (where the urethra exits from) is in the midst of billions of bacteria. The act of sex pushes skin cells and bacteria into the bladder. Urinating immediately afer sex is very important to avoid an infection. ...Read more

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How do I get treatment for a Bladder infection?

How do I get treatment for a Bladder infection?

Antibiotics: Most bladder infections are bacterial. You should have a urinalysis and urine culture and will likely need some antibiotics. In the meantime, push fluids. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have bladder infection?

Yes: Yes you can get pregnant if your sexually active, unprotected intercourse while you have a uti. ...Read more

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Most common antibiotic given for bladder infection?

Depends.: Depends upon who you ask. Various specialty groups make different recommendations, local resistance patterns and patient characteristics may modify the choice. Top three are probably nitrofurantoin, Ciprofloxacin or levofloxacin, and septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). All are potentially good choices. But there are many other good choices. If culture is done antibiotics may be tailored. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bladder infection once and for all?

Antibiotics: You probaqbly need to see your doctor and get a culture in order to get the antibiotic it is sensitive to. Find out if it is transmitted sexually, if you have urethritis, or if your prostate has been infected. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a bladder infection?

What is the best way to get rid of a bladder infection?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics are the best way to treat urinary tract infections. Make an appointment with your primary care physician who will prescribe the appropriate medication for you. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a bladder infection at home?

With antibiotics: Prescribed by a health care provider after having urine tested to confirm infection. Ideally specimen is sent for culture & sensitivities before starting antibiotics. This would be to confirm that ur on an appropriate antibiotic. In mean time drink lots of water and urinate at least every couple of hours. ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of a bladder infection?

Treating a UTI: The best way to treat a bladder infection (UTI) is by going to a physician, having a urine culture sent off and starting on the correct antibiotic to kill the bacteria causing the uti. If you have frequent uti's, see a urologist to make sure you do not have an anatomical problem that is causing you to have them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get bladder infection, from an epidural, spinal?

Unlikely: The needle used for a spinal or epidural injection does not come into contact with the bladder. Patients who receive a spinal or epidural injection will often also receive a Foley (bladder) catheter to drain the urine from the bladder because the spinal/epidural may inhibit the ability to urinate. This catheter is the more likely cause of a bladder infection. ...Read more

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I get UTI and or bladder infections often. Any solutions?

Frequent UTI's: You need to see a urologist and be evaluated for some obstruction of your urinary tract that is predisposing you to these uti. You will need a renal ultrasound, and possibly an ivp to see if you have an anatomical problem. If you are a woman, go to the bathroom and urinate after sex. Once you see a urologist, you may have an answer to your question and a solution to your problem. ...Read more

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How long does it take a bladder infection to get to kidneys?

How long does it take a bladder infection to get to kidneys?

Varies: As long as it takes bacteria to reach kidney. Can be within hours if bladder reflux is present. Usually 1 - 3 days after bladder becomes inflammed and ureral valve in bladder becomes swollen ; permits reflux up to kidney. Some bacteria have hair-like projections on their wall and can 'crawl' like little caterpillars thru ureteral valves ; up ureter to kidney. Also depends upon body's resistance. ...Read more

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How do you tell if you have a bladder infection and get rid of it?

How do you tell if you have a bladder infection and get rid of it?

Symptoms &urinalysis: Symptoms: burning on urination, frequency & urgency of urination, urinary malodor, possibly pelvic/lower abdominal or flank pain. Get rid of it with prescribed antibiotics, drink lots of water & empty bladder every hour or 2. ...Read more

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Do chronic bladder infections cause my prostate gland to get bigger?

No: Bladder infections per se do not cause prostate enlargement. Prostates tend to enlarge slowly with advancing age. Rapid prostate enlargement can be caused by prostatitis (actual infection of the prostate gland). Chronic bladder infections can lead to to prostatitis which in turn indirectly can cause prostate enlargement. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a bladder infection from doing kegel exercises?

Is it possible to get a bladder infection from doing kegel exercises?

No: While kegel exercises help you tone the muscles that control the outflow of urine from your bladder, they don't cause you to incompletely empty it.

Bladder infections are caused by bacteria in your vagina with its close proximity to your urethra gain entrance into the bladder (for example during intercourse). So one thing you can do is void after sex. Also try taking cranberry extract regularly. ...Read more

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Can you get a cortisone shot if you are being treated for bladder infection?

Can you get a cortisone shot if you are being treated for bladder infection?

Bladder infection: Cortisone may be helpful but there is better treatment for bladder infection. Please discuss this with your primary doctor.
Let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Can you get a bladder infection without first getting a uti? What can cause bladder infection?

Can you get a bladder infection without first getting a uti? What can cause bladder infection?

UTI/BLADDER INFECTIO: Uti is urinary tract infection means infection in any part of urinary tract including bladder, urethra and kidneys
bladder infection is used just for bladder infection
so bladder infection is uti
bladder infection is more common in females as the urethra is smaller as copared to men. And bacteria can easily travel up to the bladder. The examples are after sex in some and others by contamination. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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Bladder Infection (Definition)

Caused by bacteria multiplying in bladder. Most common symptoms are frequent urination, burning sensation during urination & foul smelling urine. Cause inflammation ...Read more