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Medicine For Male Urogenital Diseases
If real, from skin: Most likely contamination from the skin, especially if your urinalysis has epithelial cells. If your urinalysis does not have epithelial cells, or if yo have symptoms such as burning when you urinate or the need to urinate more often, then then this may truly reflect a urinary tracy infection from these bacteria having ascended your urethra via your skin. ...Read more
Bacteria: Bacteria are seldom seen in mixed populations as the cause of urinary tract infection. There are multiple bacteria that can reside on the tissues of the female genitalia, and this is what they may be referring to in order to distinguish them from bacteria known to be capable of producing human infection. ...Read more
Urine culture states mixed urogenital flora 50, 000 - 100, 000 colony forming units per mL. What does this means?
What do these results mean... Urine Culture, Routine (LC). .. Mixed Urogenital Flora 10, 000-25, 000 colony forming units per ML?
Urine Culture: You have "normal" bacteria which are not though to cause a disease (like a UTI) that grew from the culture. We have bacteria all over our body including the urological and genital areas that normally grow there. If you disagree and feel like you have a UTI, you can get the test repeated or look for other causes. ...Read more
Urine test result stated the following: >50, 000 col/ml mixed urogenital flora. What does this mean or indicate?
URINE TEST: It means you do not have uti. Culture result should be more than 100, 000 col / ml. To have uti. ...Read more
I have untreated diverticulitis, and urogenital problems due to 3rd/4th degree episiotomies. No insurance, can I use fiber in the meantime?
Doctor said culture was neg. My actual results said >100000 colony forming units/ml of mixed urogenital flora. Still have symptoms-what do I do?
Get cath urine: Generally mixed flora like that indicates contamination. A cath specimen should be done and if still shows bacteria then would treat with antibiotics. If cath symptoms are neg and you still have urinary symptoms then need to see a urologist for possible direct bladder examination (cystoscope). ...Read more
Urine culture said I had 3 or more colony's that had >10, 000cfu/ml mixture of normal urogenital microbiota none prominent. What does this mean?
Contamination: Sounds like this was most likely due to contamination of the urine sample (not a clean catch). The bacteria that grew were normal bacteria that live on the skin in and around the urethra rather than pathogenic bacteria that would cause a urinary tract infection. If you are having symptoms of a urinary tract infection (painful urination, increased urgency or frequency) follow up with your dr. ...Read more
I had a vaginal swab that showed "heavy growth of Strep Group F with normal urogenital flora" would you know how this is caused? and prevention
My urogenital issues still unresolved from 4 years. Problems started after severe typhoid. Urologist are unable to identify the cause. Solution?
See GI: Typhus infects the GI tract. Although you may be having urinary symptoms I would be suspicious of a problem with your lower colon. Especially if you have already seen a Urologist. ...Read more
Other than a cystoscopy, which I had done a few months ago, what tests could reveal a urogenital fistula?
Dr.'s alertness with good history wraises suspecting urogenital fistula. Typical hx - passing air and / or fecal material + intractable UTI in patients with bowel diverticulosis, cancer, etc. So, record the feature and degree of symptoms with detailed sequence of events, bring those to see doc timely.
Meanwhile, practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession will help anyone. ...Read more
Suggests contamination with urogenital or skin flora. >100, 000 CFU/ml Lactobacillus species. 20, 000 CFU/ml mixed gram positive flora. What's it mean?
Means contaminated: Urine specimen from the surrounding area around urethra (opening where the urine comes out from). You may want to repeat the test, if your doctor still wants that, get a clean catch specimen, which entails cleansing the area first, passing some urine, then obtain a midstream urine sample, follow the lab instructions for that, best wishes ...Read more
How deep do I have to put the swab on a urogenital swab test for a STI check? Doctor said just the tip, is that true?
Swab testing of the urethral lining can find certain difficult to prove infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are such stds and cannot be identified by blood or urine.
The swab portion should be inserted completely, gently twisted a little. The entire swab is then immediately removed and placed in the preservative in the tube. ...Read more
Leukocytes in urine. Urine culture mixed urogenital flora 10, 000-25, 000. Frequent urination. Did not respond to antibiotic. What does this mean?
Mixed flora: Hi Ashley. If you have "mixed flora" in the urine - even with leukocytes (or white cells) - it may mean that the specimen was not a "clean catch" specimen. There are other signs in the test to help determine this. If an urinary tract infection (UTI) is still a consideration, a repeat urine test and culture could be considered. ...Read more
URINE CLEAN CATCH 8, 000 CFU/ML GR. B BETA HEMOLYTIC STREP <10, 000 CFU/ML MIXED UROGENITAL FLORA Doc did not give abx for this. What does it mean?
No infection.: Strep often colonlizes the genital tract without causing infection; it doesn't require treatment when found in the urine or on a genital swab unless you're pregnant. Mixed flora means the urine sample you gave was contaminated with bacteria from your genital skin/hair and doesn't indicate infection. If you are having painful urination, frequency, or urgency, get re-tested. ...Read more
I suffer from UTI'S and I am on Vagifem pessaries as doctor thinks it is urogenital atrophy. Would Redbush tea be safe and affect estrogen adversely.
Recurrent UTIs: Tea is not likely to affect you adversely or provide benefit. Recurrent UTIs should be investigated. A urine culture should be done each time testing the bacteria and its sensitivity to antibiotics. Vaginal atrophy can contribute to UTIs and the Estrogen therapy may help ...Read more
"Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital? "
No effect: Hi. Vitamin D has no effect on erectile performance. It also has no urogenital side effects. It is good for you nevertheless, and most people who work indoors in the daytime should be taking it. Good luck! ...Read more
Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital?
Vit D: Adequate levels of Vitamin D are important for many health benefits. Your body naturally makes Vitamin D when you are exposed to sunlight. If you live in an area that is usually cloudy, you may need extra vitamin D. That said, it does not directly affect erectile function. Too much Vitamin D can cause illness. Too little can increase cardiovascular disease risk which can affect ED ...Read more
Hello, I'm 25 years, helthier, no diseases, 181cm high, 56kg weight, male, I'm too thin, I want a possible drug to increase my weight, my apetite is little.
Drugs to gain weight: Are dangerous if no medical condition indicates their use. Better to eat higher protein such as eggs, dairy, etc. Exercise will tone up your body and help muscle mass. I'm glad your health is good. Enjoy that and focus on being a good person to others, neat and clean. Peace and good health. A smile goes a long way also. ...Read more
What is the drug of choice for hypertension in middle age male with no history of dm or other chtonic diseases?
Several: Usually we start with one or two drugs. More out now on combination of low dose of two drugs. Usually a combination of an ace inhibitor with low dose hydrocholorothiazide or Chlorthalidone is selected. One may opt for a beta blocker with hctz/chlorthalidone but in males particularly, beta blocker can have untoward sexual side effects. Arb's may be used for ace. It is usually individualized. ...Read more
29yrs. Male. Diagnosed with osteoarthritis. Doing exercises and physiotherapy. Pain is low. Please recommend medicines which help me with the disease.
63 yr old male with CAD and heart disease. Can't get heart rate out of 80's on treadmill or recumbent bike. Do not take any blood pressure drugs.
CAD: As long as you don't have any symptoms like dizziness, loss of consciousness, you don't have to worry about the heart rate. Resting heart rate more than 50 is acceptable. Some athletic persons has slower heartrate. If this low heart rate is something new, you should see your doc asap. ...Read more
Is there a genetic disorder that runs in male genes that can be mistaken for adhd? My 4 yr. Son is very hyper, cries alot, and abusive toward some children and me. The ADHD medicine isn't working. Now he has been scratching his face when he gets mad. What
ADHD: Adhd can be difficult to diagnose in a 4 year old. His behavior problems may be caused by something else. It sounds like he needs further evaluation to see how he can be helped. Traits similar to those found in adhd can be seen in some of the autistic spectrum disorders that can be more prevalent in males. His unresponsiveness to some medications can give clues as to what may be causing his difficult behavior as well. It's interesting that you have noted that the aggressive behavior is only in the males and during their childhood. I'm glad the traits went away as these boys grew up. Don't give up, but seek further evaluation and have your pediatrician guide you toward the specialists in your area. ...Read more
I am a 21 year old male with hyperthyroidism (Graves disease) they want me to do radioactive iodine treatment. What if I don't take medicine after.?
Radioactive treatment for Grave's may be appropriate and after that you will be prescribed an appropriate dose of thyroxine to take exactly as prescribed. Your thyroid levels will be monitored fora month or two but return to a once a year study to check all is OK.
If you can, please keep me posted. ...Read more
Lifetime no appetite! Um, little prob with alcohol, hit 225#s as 5'9" male. Quit 2 years ago, yay! Now 50, below target 170, dropping fast! Dietician can't spoon feed me! Good drug to make me hungry?
Chest burn (heart burn)is caused by Acid in the stomach finding it's way up in the esophagus&one gets feeling of burning in the chest called heartburn
treated with lifestyle modification
Loose weight if obese
Avoid foods that cause heartburn
citrus fruits, tomato, mint, onions&garlic, spicy food, high fat meals, Alcohol, caffeine, chocolate&carbonated beverages
Meds omeprazole/Ranitidine/famotidine, nexium (esomeprazole) ...Read more
Deserves expert eval:
Crossdressing or transvestism has a complex gamut to consider. From your concern about "cure'', much relief could be obtained from a psychiatrist known by other physicians for his expertise and experience. An evaluation here would go far in addressing ''cure''.
The genesis, persistence, chronicity, associated concerns, and probably most of all the level of discomfort should aid a lot. ...Read more
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