Top
20
Doctor insights on: Recurrent Uti Lupus

Share
1

1
Can you have lupus without any sort of rashes? Does it cause. Utis?

Can you have lupus without any sort of rashes? Does it cause. Utis?

While there are: Characteristic rashes in sle, this is not required for diagnosis. Utis are not associated. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
6 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
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

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

4

4
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?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
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

7

7
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?

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 more

See 4 more doctor answers
9

9
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

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

11

11
I have been having recurrent miscarriages.I tested weakly positive for lupus anticoagulant. Can I have a successful pregnancy on baby aspirin?

I have been having recurrent miscarriages.I tested weakly positive for lupus anticoagulant. Can I have a successful pregnancy on baby aspirin?

No: Low dose Aspirin is not an effective therapy for this issue. You need to be on subcutaneous heparin. See a rheumatologist or hematologist for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

14

14
Recurrent UTIs for 20 years, take cranberry capsules. Any suggestions? Thanks

Recurrent UTIs for 20 years, take cranberry capsules. Any suggestions?  Thanks

Avoid junk food: and sugar. UNSWEETENED fruit juices are fine. Here's a link to help your diet and UTIs http://www.livestrong.com/article/236431-diet-to-prevent-uti/ Peace and good health. ...Read more

15

15
Pregnant what to do about recurrent UTIs?

Pregnant what to do about recurrent UTIs?

Need close supervisi: Urinary tract infection during pregnancy is taken very seriously. Please stay in close touch with your GYN.. You will need Urine tests, possibly sonograms. Treatment will be suggested by the doctor. ...Read more

16

16
Whats the best treatment for recurrent UTI's?

Whats the best treatment for recurrent UTI's?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
How can I keep from getting recurrent utis?

How can I keep from getting recurrent utis?

Several ways: Hygiene is key. Void after intercourse. Cranberry pills may help in some. If it persists, see your doctor, it may be something else. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

18

18
Can recurrent UTI's be cured?

Can recurrent UTI's be cured?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
What causes my recurrent uti's and what can I do about it?

What causes my recurrent uti's and what can I do about it?

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

20

20
Recurrent utis/how do I get acidic urine?

Recurrent utis/how do I get acidic urine?

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

Dr. Martin Raff
1,950 doctors shared insights

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