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Recurring Uti Infections
I have a recurring UTI infection but only after I have sex with my long distant lover. What should I do?
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
Dr Harte, I have been dealing with recurring uti/bladder infection, but all my provider does is give me abx, but once the abx is complete, the infecti?
Painful and constantly reoccurring utis (water infections/cystitis) just wont go away! what can I do?
I continue to have reoccurring uti's that turn into kidney infections so fast...I drink no soda..But i'm a sweet tea addict. I don't know what to do.
Kidney stones: There is generally an answer to explain redurrent utis. Have it checked out. Because you spoke of teas, there are products in teas that might increase stone or "gravel" formation. This in turn can predispose one to a uti. ...Read more
Was seen for a UTI but later told there was no infection in urine and to discontinue antibiotics. I still have reoccurring symptoms but no uti?
Other possibilities: I'm sorry you are having problems. With the information you've provided it is hard to guess what is happening. If there is an extra sensation then yeast infection, std, bacterial vaginosis, cystitis are possibilities. If the problem is too frequent urination common considerations would include fluid intake and diabetess i hope you get better quickly, if you don't though, see your doctor again. ...Read more
What can be done to stop me from having reoccurring kidney infections and UTIs? (& yes, I do pee after sex before you ask)
Here are some...: Recurrent UTIs in a 19-y-o female is most likely sex-related. There is no cure but how to modify in sexual acts as what you have applied and with timely use of antibiotics. Of course, go to be evaluated to make sure of no underlying causes for UTI; afterward, focus on coping with precipitating factors as alluded. More? Seek evaluation & counseling. ...Read more
Painful ejac & urine, swollen meatus, swollen right lymph node. Been on doxy for 3wks. One week without any pain now reoccurred with clear discharge. Urine test clear for infection and uti's.
Need more testing: It sounds like there is still something going on. You should consult with a urologist or an infectious disease doctor or both to rule out any physical/anatomic issues and also to rule out other infections that may have not yet been checked for--the list is very long and may not be checked on routine testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has a rash and blood in her urine and smells pretty funky. She has been treated for a UTI and yeast infection. But its reoccurring. ?
See your doctor.: If the symptoms are not better or if recurring then she needs a follow up visit immediately. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pcos take metformin bid. i get reoccuring UTI and yeast infection. Any suggestions on how to keep this from continuing. had STD in the past
I keep getting reoccurring urinary tract infections and every now and then bacterial infections how can I prevent it or help the problem?
See below: The number one thing to do is to make that you are wiping front to back as this will help prevent utis. Also, if you are a diabetic you want to get this under control as elevated blood sugars increase your risk for utis. Also consider seeing your doctor for a pelvic if you have not had one. ...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
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