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Is it possible for a UTI not to cause any burning or itching?

Is it possible for a UTI not to cause any burning or itching?

Yes: Yes, it is possible to have a UTI and not have any symptoms. Some patients have asymptomatic bacteruria and do not necessarily require treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Is it possible to have a yeast infection with only burning and itching?

Is it possible to have a yeast infection with only burning and itching?

Yes: In women, yeast infections are the second most common reason for vaginal burning, itching, and discharge. Yeasts are found in the vagina of 20% to 50% of healthy women and can overgrow if the environment in the vagina changes. Antibiotic and steroid use is the most common reason for yeast overgrowth. But pregnancy, menstruation, sperm, diabetes, and birth control pills also can contribute to it. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a yeast infection to have no symptoms?

Is it possible for a yeast infection to have no symptoms?

Yes: Many patients have internal and external itching with a heavy thick white discharge associated with a yeast infection, but a mild infection may be associated with few or no symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible there is any way to urinate with little or no pain with herpes sores?

Is it possible there is any way to urinate with little or no pain with herpes sores?

Sores: Herpes sores can be very irritated by contact with urine. Using barrier creams/ointments may help decrease the amount of urine contact, however i would use caution during application of such barriers to limit the spread of the herpes via auto-inoculation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a yeast infection in or on your stomach?

Is it possible to have a yeast infection in or on your stomach?

No...: Fungal infections are considered rare and unusual involving the lining of the stomach. The esophagus on the other hand is more susceptible to fungal infection. Higher risk of such fungal infections are seen in patients immunosuppressed due to medications or immunocompromised secondary to HIV infection. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a yeast infection without discharge or odor?

No odor with v D/C: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. So in short: yes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a man to have HPV and not have any visible symptoms from it?

Is it possible for a man to have HPV and not have any visible symptoms from it?

Yes: Men don't have any symptoms from having the hpv types that cause changes to the cells of the cervix, or abnormal pap smears. Men get hpv or genital warts caused by hpv types 6 and 11--then they will have symptoms of warts. If men have genital warts, they are at much higher risk of having other types of hpv that can cause abnormal pap smears for women. ...Read more

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Can u only have burning while urinating for 2days with an UTI then you take a bath it doesn't burn anymore? Is that a UTI or a chemical irritation?

Can u only have burning while urinating for 2days with an UTI then you take a bath it doesn't burn anymore? Is that a UTI or a chemical irritation?

UTI less likely: Typical UTI symptoms: urinary urgency, frequency, voiding small amounts, and burning with urination. Though some utis can clear on their own with pushing fluids, most will require an antibiotic. A UTI would not clear with a bath whereas any vaginal irritation, especially if related to a chemical irritant (lubricant, spermicidal, sprays, etc) would. Vaginitis also associated with burning/discharge. ...Read more

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If I am going to the bathroom so much, does it have to be a UTI or can a vaginal yeast infection cause that?

If I am going to the bathroom so much, does it have to be a UTI or can a vaginal yeast infection cause that?

Many things: Frequency of urination can be a manifestation of many medical conditions. Vaginal yeast infections will seldom do that without associated burning on urination. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a UTI or yeast infection to cause bumps in the vaginal area? Also can the medication Macrobid cause bumps as a side effect?

Is it possible for a UTI or yeast infection to cause bumps in the vaginal area? Also can the medication Macrobid cause bumps as a side effect?

No: A UTI will not cause bumps. A yeast infection will not either unless you scratch the area so much it becomes very irritated. Macrobid would not cause bumps unless you were allergic to it. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a prostate to have infection or even scar tissue? If so what would be the symptoms?

Is it possible for a prostate to have infection or even scar tissue? If so what would be the symptoms?

Yes: Inflammation or infection of the prostate is a common problem. It may have pain, frequency or other urinary symptoms. Your should see your urologist if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a small hemorrhoid which causes only itching and has no bleeding or pain?

Is it possible to have a small hemorrhoid which causes only itching and has no bleeding or pain?

Yes: Other causes of rectal itching could include irritation of a rectal fissure and tape worm ...Read more

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Can yeast in the bladder cause it to spasm and cause a burning pain even when not urinating? No UTI, on Diflucan, (fluconazole) still have symptoms. Thank you!

Can yeast in the bladder cause it to spasm and cause a burning pain even when not urinating? No UTI, on Diflucan, (fluconazole) still have symptoms. Thank you!

Yes it can: An infection, whether it be yeast, bacteria, whatever, can and does cause irritation of the lining due to liberation of toxic substances from the offending agents and these will result in reactions by this MUSCLE having to do with spasms, urgency, frequency, and BURNING sensations even without urination. If your medication doesn't seem to be helping your doctor may not to look into an alternative. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman without any external hsv1 symptoms to have it inside of the vagina and not know it? If so is there testing available?

Is it possible for a woman without any external hsv1 symptoms to have it inside of the vagina and not know it? If so is there testing available?

Yes: So traditionally HSV was responsible for oral lesion and HSV 2 genital lesions. They are commonly in both areas now. You can have virus present anywhere in the body without having a visible lesions, or the lesion may be visible but very hard to see. You can do blood to see if you have been exposed in the past, but there is not really a test to see if a lesion is there but hard to see ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more