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Is there a link between sciatica and urinary tract?

Is there a link between sciatica and urinary tract?

Possible: Some of the nerves exiting the spine will go to the urinary tract and can control some functions of the tract. Sometimes when these nerves are injured you may have trouble urinating or even have accidents because you cannot control the stream. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Is there a relationship between sciatica and urinary tract infections?

Is there a relationship between sciatica and urinary tract infections?

No, unrelated: Both are fairly common conditions & thus certainly could coexist. Also both can cause back pain, although kidney/uti pain tends to be located higher up at level of posterior rib cage. Sciatica is a set of symptoms (low back, buttock or leg pain + areas of skin numbness) caused by various conditions: spinal disc herniation (slipped disc), spinal misalignment, spinal stenosis or pyriformis syndrome. ...Read more

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Which bacteria can colonize the urinary tract?

E. coli...: Urinary tract infections typically occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract through the urethra and begin to multiply in the bladder. The most common utis occur mainly in women and affect the bladder and urethra. Infection of the bladder (cystitis) can be caused by e. Coli, a type of bacteria commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract but can also be caused by many other types of bacteria. ...Read more

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What does scarring on kidneys and urinary tract mean?

Chronic infection: The presence of chronic infection in kidneys, ureters and stones may create serious irritations of these truck urges. This chronic illness is often missed in women and create scarring. One needs to receive prompt and effective treatment for this problem from a trained urologist and infectious disease doctor. ...Read more

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Can the bladder be the last stop of the urinary tract?

Can the bladder be the last stop of the urinary tract?

No: The urine has to exit somewhere. Either out of the urethra past the bladder or an ileostomy if the urinary tract is diverted to the intestine. ...Read more

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Its is mild lumbar ;evoscoliosis part of urinary tract?

Its is mild lumbar ;evoscoliosis part of  urinary tract?

No: Levoscoliosis refers to a curvature in your spine. It is distinct and separate from the urinary tract. ...Read more

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How long can I keep a Foley catheter in for urinary tract?

How long can I keep a Foley catheter in for urinary tract?

Here are some ...: To make patient catheter-free should be the primary goal of caring for bladder dysfunction if any possible. But, few patients still need permanent use of indwelling catheter. If so, good catheter care without tension or kicking of catheter is essential, and the frequency of catheter change has been arbitrary without rigid rule, but maybe ranging from once every 2 to 10 weeks or even longer... ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

Sciatica is a symptom describing pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It results from injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower spine and runs down the ...Read more


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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more