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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
Painful and constantly reoccurring utis (water infections/cystitis) just wont go away! what can I do?
How can interstitial cystitis be managed? Can it be the cause for reoccurring pyelonephritis? Any drugs for interstitial cystitis that can help?
Elm iron: Ic is a chronic inflammation in the "wall" (interstitium) of the bladder resulting in pain, frequency and blood in the urine. Reportedly more common in women, it is probably well under diagnosed in men. Best managed with dietary/lifestyle (hydration), there is only 1 medication approved by the fda - elmiron, (pentosan) to "fill the cracks" in the bladder lining. Intravesical (in the bladder) txs available. ...Read more
Can hematuria recur within 3 days of a course of cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg twice a day for hematuria cystitis? Scan normal, urine/blood show infction.
I have recurring cystitis after having a bladder infection last January. Did it trigger something in my bladder? It happens with sex and acidic drinks
Need urine cultures: Identifying bacteria or microorganisms would help confirm your diagnosis (of recurring cystitis) and select the appropriate antibiotics or medication. Symptoms of urethritis (burning on urination, frequency, urgency...) particularly after sex may mimic those of cystitis and resolve spontaneously. Postcoital recurrent cystitis may require prolonged or frequent Macrodantins, or GU consultation... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have irregular sexual life. After sex begins acute cystitis. And this year cystitis recurs for the third time. What should I do?
Recurrent UTI's: Females may can have UTI's after sex. If you do have intercourse, try to urinate soon as possible after it. Speak to a urologist (u) to see if you have some problem(s) with your urinary tract (ut) causing you to have frequent uti's. These are rather more frequent in females and if the u finds a problem in your ut on examination and relieves it, you may be able to prevent a recurrence of a uti. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Antibiotics: Cystitis commonly means bladder inflammation. If due to urine infection treatment is antibiotics. Interstitial cystitis is rare and considered autoimmune in nature, antibiotics are not helpful. Hemorrhagic cystitis which results in bloody urine can be from chemotherapy drugs esp cyclophosphamide. ...Read more