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Bacteria: Cystitis is a medical term for bladder/urinary tract inflamation. It is usually caused byan infection from e. Coli, a bacteria that we normally have in our GI tract. It is more common in women due to how close the urinary tract is to the anal area. E. Coli may be introduced to the urinary system by wiping towards the front after going to the bathroom or during sex. See your pcp. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
AwayWithYouStinkPee!: In rare instances, the body fights it off. Otherwise you need an antibiotic. You could try the Health Store methods, but good luck. OK,so, it can and probably will come back if the conditions that provoked it are not changed. Like tight nylon undies, sitting too long, wiping back to front, stress, sex, chemicals (soaps, cleansers, etc) excess dryness, structural changes, etc. Or something else.... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cystitis: If you have symptoms of burning, frequency and feeling like you need to pass urine all the time, you will likely need an antibiotic. Passing urine after sexual activity often helps prevent it. Drink plenty of fluids, cranberry juice or pills often help. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My take is ...: I assumed you meant severe persistent voiding symptoms with no or poor response to all conservative Rx including antibiotics. If so, it's time to refine how to deduce more accurate Dx ... to rule out interstitial cystitis(IC) / chronic pelvic painful symdrome (CPPS) besides UTI. As to RX, all are about the same with recognition, lifestyle change, behavioral modification, timed voiding, less irrita ...Read more
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