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Medicine For Urogenital Abnormalities
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
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
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
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Please suggest the best OTC medicine (s) for sinus symptoms management (esp. The headache) and can be used regularly.
OTC meds for Sunuses:
Pseduephedrine (Sudafed) is the main decongestant sold OTC, but due to its potential for abuse, it is now stored behind the shelf and u need to ask for it. It can cause increased heart rate and insomnia.
u can use nasal sprays to decongest while avoiding the insomnia caused by oral decongestants. Anti allergy meds
can be used if they are adding to the congestion otherwise u can skip these ...Read more
Took statin drugs 9 years side effects made me stop the drug will the 9 years I was on statins be a credit when I get into my 70s and 80's?
Cholesterol karma: Lets start by saying statins simply control a risk factor (hypercholesterolemia). There is no evidence that they extend your life. The more important question would be, what are your current risk factors? Are you eating right? Exercising? What's your bmi. What's your blood pressure? What's your cholesterol now? Talk to your doc. They can assess your risks and set you on the right course if action. ...Read more
My sister committed suicide from a drug/alcohol overdose. I know it depends on the drug (s) & amount of alcohol. Would this been a painful death?
Usually not: People who have witnessed such deaths describe them as peaceful. I'm very sorry about your sister and whatever it was that caused her to decide life wasn't worth living. Our minds play tricks on us, and each of us has times when we are not ourselves. I hope you'll cherish the memories that you had together, and live your own life richly and well. ...Read more
I'm 38 I have plan to make a baby any medicine did I take to easy to pregnant me thank you and my husband he 's 47 yrs old so that's why I ask
Pregnancy: You need to know when you ovulate. If you have a 28 day cycle, you will ovulate on day 14 of the cycle. That is your prime time to get pregnant. To see how your ovarian reserve is, you need to have a fsh level drawn in your doctor's office. ...Read more
I'm confused, was diagnosed over year ago with spontaneous onj now in grade/stage 4a. Why do some dr. S only believe get it if u taken osteo drugs & etc?
Clarification….: Comment a little more on your question, please? I'd love to answer, but am not clear about your question. Were you diagnosed with onj without taking any medications and wonder why doctors are asking or assuming your history of bone-treating drug use? ...Read more
No: No, yohimbine is fda-approved as a treatment for impotence (erectile dysfunction). Yohimbe is the bark from which yohimbine is derived. I have not heard of a ban on yohimbine as it remains cleared for human consumption as a prescription medication in the states. Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/yohimbine. Html. ...Read more