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How do a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection differ?

How do a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection differ?

UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cystitis, although quit irritating, does not cause systemic symptoms such as fever, body aches etc. Pyelonephritis (also a uti) on the other hand is an infection of the kidney causing significant systemic symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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I had a urinary tract infection and my doctor told me to avoid eating salty foods. I would like to know how salty foods cause urinary tract infection?

I had a urinary tract infection and my doctor told me to avoid eating salty foods. I would like to know how salty foods cause urinary tract infection?

Not the cause: Salty foods are not the cause of the UTI, but during treatment we encourage increased fluids to help flush out the bladder and decreased caffeine/salt (those can irritate the bladder) while taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can Advocare cause urinary tract infection?

Can Advocare cause urinary tract infection?

No: Utis, like any infection, are caused by pathogenic organisms. Almost all utis are caused by bacteria. ...Read more

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How can sexual activity cause urinary tract infection?

Sex and UTI's: Females have a higher incidence of uti's after sexual intercourse due to their urethra being shorter than a man's. This provides an easier pathway for the bacteria on the skin to get into the bladder. The best preventive measure is to urinate after sex to wash the bacteria into the toilet bowel. Unprotected anal sex can cause uti's in males. Also, change condoms after it before vaginal sex. ...Read more

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Could streptococcus fecalis cause urinary tract infection in 2 years old girl with pus cell less of 0-2/hpf?

Could streptococcus fecalis cause urinary tract infection in 2 years old girl with pus cell less of 0-2/hpf?

White cells in urine: Urine specimens are screened for infection by a clean sample collected in a cup, or by direct catheterization. Clean samples are generally not considered positive for urinary tract infections if there are less than 100/hpf. Any number of while cells in a catheterized specimen is usually significant. ...Read more

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What can cause urinary tract infection?

3 ways: There are 3 ways that bacteria invade and infect the urinary tract, ascending, hematogenous and lymphatic spread. Ascending means bacteria ascend the urethra into the bladder. Hematogenous spread is when bacteria in the blood stream seed into the kidney tissue. Lymphatic spread is one way bacteria can get from the bladder into the kidney. The other is up the ureter. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is urinary tract infection caused by std?

No: Most urinary tract infections are not caused by organisms that cause stds. The most common bacterium that causes utis is e. Coli from feces. ...Read more

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Can my husbands semen cause me to have a urinary tract infection?

No: Cause of UTI after sex is bacteria entering the urethra ; thrusting action of penis in vagina 'massages' urethjral bacteria up into the bladder. Bacteria thrive in bladder urine ; attatch themselves to bladder lining ; multiply rapidly. Hence advice to urinate after sex to empty bladder ; eliminate bacteria which could cause a uti. ...Read more

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Got a 3rd urinary tract infection and e coli is cause again. Why?

Got a 3rd urinary tract infection and e coli is cause again. Why?

RU prone?, same UTI?: Most utis r from e.Coli, most common bowel organism. Was original UTI treated with an appropriate (ie sensitive) antibiotic? If not, it's same infection. If new utis: need to empty bladder after sex, use cotton & no thong underwear. Shower rather than bathe, avoid constipation & separate thighs widely with urination. Consume lots of water and void regularly. Consider cranberry juice, tabs/gelcaps. ...Read more

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Can having a urinary tract infection cause an epileptic to get a seizure?

Can having a urinary tract infection cause an epileptic to get a seizure?

Yes: Infections and particularly fever can lower seizure threshhold and trigger a seizure. Everybody, even people without seizure disorder, has a stress level that may result in a seizure but especially people with underlying seizure disorder. If you haven't been diagnosed with seizures before, you definitely need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Could a urinary tract infection cause urgency or urge incontinence?

Yes: Urgency can certainly be associated with a urinary tract infection, especially if these symptoms occurred suddenly. Call your doctor to set up a urine lab test. ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection cause someone elderly to lose his ability to speak?

Sepsis: Any infection can go into the blood stream or what is called sepsis. Severe infection may cause mental confusion and at times a stroke like symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent urination besides having a UTI (urinary tract infection)?

What is the cause of frequent urination besides having a UTI (urinary tract infection)?

Polyuria. Causes:: Partial list: overactive bladder, consuming large fluid volumes, diabetes mellitus or insipidus, bladder stones, interstitial cystitis, bladder or urethral diverticulum, bladder polyp or tumor, pregnancy, enlarged prostate, inflammed bowel or appendix pressing on bladder, anxiety, chronic kidney disease preventing water reabsorbtion after initial blood filttration, medication, esp. Diuretics. ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection cause someone to lose their ability to speak or use their vocal chords?

Can a urinary tract infection cause someone to lose their ability to speak or use their vocal chords?

Never say never, but: That would be very unusual. See your ENT if hoarseness persists more than a week or so. ...Read more

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I have a partially white tongue but yeast tests came back negative. I do have a urinary tract infection. Could that be the cause?

Brush tongue: Do you clean your tongue every day? A white build up on your tongue can happen from food and bacterial debris that normally build up on a tongue. Use a tongue scraper or a toothbrush to gently clean your tongue when you brush your teeth. ...Read more

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I am 27 years old, I have not have sex before, can this be the cause of my frequently reoccurrence of my urinary tract infection after treatments?

I am 27 years old, I have not have sex before, can this be the cause of my frequently reoccurrence of my urinary tract infection after treatments?

No: I understand you are a man. You should be proud that you are saving the best for the person in you future that you'll love faithfully for a lifetime. If you have a urethral discharge despite being a virgin, the cause may be spices / hot peppers in the diet. If you have a bladder infection with white cells / bacteria in the urine, look for a stone or birth defect. A urologist is your best consult. ...Read more

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My doctor proscribed me ciprofloxacin for my urinary tract infection. I have mononucleosis. Will this cause a rash?

My doctor proscribed me ciprofloxacin for my urinary tract infection. I have mononucleosis. Will this cause a rash?

Mono: Iyou may develop a rash, but it could be due to mono and not to Cipro (ciprofloxacin). Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not known to cause a rash with mono ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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


Dr. Prakash Deedwania
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Metoprolol (Definition)

Metoprolol belongs to the calss of medications know as beta-blockers. It has many functions, including lowering pulse and blood pressure. It can also be used in people who have weak heart muscles to stop/slow the progression of the disease and perhaps even ...Read more