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What are the symptoms of cystitis?

What are the symptoms of cystitis?

Pain: Pain with urination, blood in urine, having to go more often. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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What are the symptoms of cystitis?

What are the symptoms of cystitis?

Burning,urgency,freq: Dysuria or burning on urination... The need to urinate urgently, urgency... The need to urinate frequently, frequency are the most common signs of a cystitis. If the infection is in the kidney, pain in the flank or back, fever and chills are common. ...Read more

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What are signs, symptoms of cystitis?

What are signs, symptoms of cystitis?

Symptoms: Urinary urgency, frequency, burning on urination, pain and tenderness of the bladder (above the pubic bone), sometimes blood in urine, infrequently fever. ...Read more

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Why is it that I keep getting cystitis?

Why is it that I keep getting cystitis?

Frequent cysitis: People with recurrent uti's need to be evaluated by a urologist (u) to see if they have an obstruction of their urinary outflow tract. A renal ultrasound will be done first. If that does not give the answer of why you have these frequent uti's, other tests will be ordered. Your u can give you the diagnosis and a treatment plan to resolve your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the effects and symptoms of cystitis?

What are the effects and symptoms of cystitis?

Burning on urination: Urinary frequency, small volumes voided & strong urge to urinate. Sometimes blood in the urine (hematuria). Fever, especially if the urinary infection has spread from bladder to the kidneys. ...Read more

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Cystitis how to treat?

Cystitis how to treat?

Depends: It depends on whether there is active infection or just chronic inflammation. Start with a urine culture, history and physical exam by your doctor, and go from there. Regardless be sure to hydrate well, minimize caffeine, carbonation and dietary irritants. ...Read more

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How to prevent cystitis?

Cystitis: Good perineal hygiene, avoid vaginal infections, drink plenty of water, do not hold empty your bladder for more that 3-4 hours, avoid irritating foods, caffeine as much as possible. Empty bladder after intercourse and drink water so you are ready to empty in the morning. ...Read more

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What is emphysematous cystitis?

What is emphysematous cystitis?

See answer: Emphysematous cysitis (ec) is a rare entity characterized by pockets of gas in and around the bladder wall produced by bacterial or fungal infection and fermentation. Most commonly seen in diabetics. Prompt dx, controlling one's sugars if a diabetic, insuring adequate baldder emptying, and being treated with the correct antibiotic based on urine culture (iv and/or oral) usually results in cure. ...Read more

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Traumatic cystitis, what is that?

Traumatic cystitis, what is that?

In women: Trauma of sex can cause cystitis in women. The common term is honeymoon cystitis. It is treated like any other cystitis. ...Read more

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What are the symptopms of cystitis / uti?

What are the symptopms of cystitis / uti?

Several symptoms: Frequency of urination, burning, pain during urination, blood in the urine and other symptoms. Early treatment with antibiotics is very important since a bladder infection can become a kidney infection which is more serious. ...Read more

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What is Metronidazole 500 mg used for?

What is Metronidazole 500 mg used for?

Infections: It is to treat infections of a variety of types. ...Read more

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Should i be feelig sick from metronidazole?

Metronidazole: Hi, yes some people can feel nauseated, develop vomiting, abdominal pain nd diarrhea, metallic taste in mouth and if you drink alcohol you def won't feel good at all. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: metronidazole?

Please describe the medication: metronidazole?

An antibiotic: It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of std called trichomonas vaginalis. ...Read more

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Can metronidazole cure ureaplasm?

No it won't: First, Ureaplasma is a normal bacterium in the genital tract. A positive test result does not need treatment, especially in women with symptoms like unexplained vaginal discharge. Second, the answer to your question is no: metronidazole is used to treat bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas, and has no effect on Ureplasma. Discuss w/ your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Metronidazole (flagyl) side effects?

Metronidazole (flagyl) side effects?

Several: Gi distress is most common with nausea and metallic taste in mouth. Allergic reactions occur, and a disulfuram effect when alcohol is ingested while on Metronidazole is reported. You should not drink alcohol within 48 hours of being on this medication. ...Read more

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Can metronidazole help me to concive?

Can metronidazole help me to concive?

Metronidazole: Metronidazole is an anti-protozoal drug. It will in no way help you with conceiving pregnancy. ...Read more

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Metronidazole pills and gel the same?

Both: They both have the same medication---they are just in a different preparation. ...Read more

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Could I take metronidazole with diabets?

Yes you can: Yes you can take it with Diabetes and there is no contraindication for that ...Read more

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Does metronidazole affect colour of urine?

Does metronidazole affect colour of urine?

Yes it can: Flagyl (metronidazole) can cause a darkening of urine. This is generally a harmless effect when taking the medication. ...Read more

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Can I take synthoroid with metronidazole?

Can I take synthoroid with metronidazole?

Yes, separately : Take them at different times of day to ensure maximal absorption of the synthroid (thyroxine). ...Read more

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Can you smoke weed while on metronidazole?

NO: There is no data on marajuana and other drugs as to interactions because it is not approved for any medical indication. Because it is unknown if there would be any adverse event it should not be taken with prescription drugs if at all possible. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal remedies for cystitis?

Many: There are several remedies, most cause the urine to acidify and thus inhibiting bacterial growth, nothing repalces being examined and obtaining an accurate diagnosis and isolating the bacteria so you can obtain the correct antibiotic.
Cranberrys and blueberrys help bacteria not "stick"to the bladder wall. ...Read more

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Is there a test for interstitial cystitis?

Yes/no: We must look for infection or other cause for bladder discomfort but usually this diagnosis is based on what you tell us your symptoms are. ...Read more

Dr. Anthony Sharber
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Metronidazole (Definition)

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Trikacide (Definition)

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