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I have recurrent UTI and urinary infections every time I use a public toilet. I don't sit on them and I cannot avoid them and starting the pill soon. ?

I have recurrent UTI and urinary infections every time I use a public toilet. I don't sit on them and I cannot avoid them and starting the pill soon. ?

Not from toilets: Recurrent UTI is a common problem in some women, but has nothing to do with using public toilets. Recurrent UTI comes from within: affected women carry the causative bacteria, often inthe vagina. Sometimes sex is responsible for triggering recurrences, by massaging vaginal bacteria into the urethra. Treatment often can prevent repeat it. Discuss with doctor. But don't worry about public toilets! ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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What is a UTI infection?

What is a UTI infection?

UTI: UTI stands for urinary tract infection. It could be a simple mild bladder infection developed after sex. It could also be a kidney infection. Generally if you say UTI it means a bladder infection. ...Read more

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What is a UTI infection?

UTI definition: UTI is an abbreviation for "urinary tract infection." "UTI infection" is not a term, therefore. ...Read more

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Could a UTI infection cause this?

UTI and this: Please tell us what "this" is to get a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms for UTI infection?

UTI: Burning on urination, frequency, getting up at night, incontinence sometimes. More severe infections can cause fever, chills, blood in the urine. ...Read more

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I have really painful UTI infection! what should I do?

UTI cure: If you want to cure a uti, you must get a diagnosis. Go to physician, have your urine cultured and get started on an antibiotic, or another appropriate agent. If you have no organism in your urine, bacterial or fungal, you have no uti. ...Read more

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. Martin Raff
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more