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Recurrent Uti Lupus
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
I have lupus so my body does crazy things. I was seen yesterday for stomach cramps and back pain. They said it was a uti, they will call in abt when c&s comes back. Now, I have severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, foul smelling urine and diarrhea, as well as
Common illness: When you have a chronic disease, the question of whether it's an ordinary infection or a problem with your medication or your illness is troubling. Call your doctor and let her know you are worse, with new symptoms and to follow up on pending tests. Meanwhile, keep up with frequent water, soup, some crackers and rice to help with hydration. ...Read more
Can lupus give you a false negative pregnancy blood test? I have all the symptoms of pregnancy and no uti.
No + lupus labs. Have all symptoms. What else could it be. No emotional dr's say. Talking w/all my ologists dr's. No bladder UTI but gross hematuri?
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing you and having your records, history and exam it is impossible to comment. Suggest that the best course of action would be to find a good general internist and let them monitor your evaluation. Have no idea what symptoms you may be referring to. Gross hematuria suggests acute infection, tuberculosis or malignancy. Go and get seen, good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dr said i had swollen lymphnodes in my stomach along with UTI but still wouldnt give nothing 4 pain my mom has lupus is it possiable i could too?
Many possible causes: I am not clear as to where your md identified "swollen lymph noted." if you have a urinary tract infection you should be treated. Treatment may help with your discomfort. With respect to diagnosing lupus with these symptoms, careful examination and laboratory evaluation are required. ...Read more
Severe lower back pain and cloudy urine... drinking lots of water... no other pain other than from the lupus... kidney infection or uti?
Could be: Certainly should get it checked out. Do not want to leave a kidney infection untreated with the medical problems you are experiencing. ...Read more
Bloody urine 4 months. No uti. Bloody noses 2x a week 4 months. Butterfly rash on face. Cold toes fingers. Have ms. Lupus in family. Joint pain/stiff?
Many symptoms: You have many symptoms as described, and it appears a family hx as well of some diseases. You should see a dr. And tell them your symptoms and get lab testing including tests that would check/screen for autoimmune disorders, including lupus. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Hi Dr,I did lupus anticoagulant test.it shows appt(test)-ls 41.7 observed value.lupus anticoagulant absent means?I have recurrent two abortion
Lupus anti coag: Hello ~ people who have recurrent blood clots to the limbs can in some cases be lupus anti-coagulant positive as a cause and there is increased incidence of natural abortion or miscarriage in those cases. You are lupus anticoagulant negative so its irrelevant as a cause to any clotting disorder. thanks ...Read more
Are nose sores in Lupus always painful? Have had recurrent non-painful small sore for years, always right side on septum near nostril opening.
See details: Nasal ulcerations are extremely rare in lupus and almost always painful. ...Read more
I have been having recurrent miscarriages.I tested weakly positive for lupus anticoagulant. Can I have a successful pregnancy on baby aspirin?
20 year history of recurrent mouth ulcers. I think when stressed. Dr wants to test for lupus. Arthritis. Chrons hepatitis do have slight finger stifness write type and ply hky. Is this all necessary?
Yes: This warrants further exploration by your physician or an urologist. ...Read more
Fluids/reg. voiding: Some patients get recurrent UTIs because they hold their urine too long so regular voiding when you feel the need is helpful. Some women get UTIs after sex so voiding before and after sex can help. Staying well hydrated and taking a multivitamin daily are also helpful in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In Most Cases: Recurrent UTI requires thorough investigations to determine the etiology. This may include urinalysis, cultures, blood sugar level, kidney ultrasound, urodynamics, cystoscopy or other imaging studies. Infection can be cured once the predisposing factor is eliminated. Some cases are difficult to cure and require chronic suppressive therapy with antibiotics ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: Anyone with recurrent UTIs of >3 times a year for females and even just once for elderly males should be evaluated to look for possible underlying causes for recurrence. If found, correct/modify it or apply available preventive measures or regimen. More? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html. ...Read more
Cranberries!: First, i would make sure an evaluation as to why you are prone to recurrent utis is done. Your md can evaluate. Next, cranberry juice has been proven to help reduce utis in women. The new research suggests that the beneficial substances in cranberry juice could reach the urinary tract and prevent bacterial adhesion within eight hours. the chemicals prevent bacteria from "sticking" to the gu tract. ...Read more
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