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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


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What are common signs of a uti?

What are common signs of a uti?

Frequency, pain: Burning with urination, unable to feel like your bladder is empty if u suspect that call your doc to get started on meds and to send a urine culture and sensitivity. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a UTI in women?

What are the signs of a UTI in women?

Urine symptoms.: Generally urinary frequency, urgency, and some discomfort with urinating. Also, fever and blood-tinged urine can occur. A urine culture can help with diagnosis. ...Read more

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Never had a UTI what are the signs..?

Never had a UTI what are the signs..?

Burning & frequency: The symptoms of a UTI are burning , having to urinate frequently, and pain/tenderness in your lower abdomen. ...Read more

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If I have no signs of uti, what else could it be?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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If I have no signs of uti, what else could it be?

UTI?: Need more information regarding symptoms, to be able to provide advise. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can you describe the initial signs of having a uti?

Can you describe the initial signs of having a uti?

UTI: May start with a little burning. Symptoms of a urinary tract infection can include burning with urination, cloudy, pink or brown colored urine, an urgent & frequent need to urinate (may only be small amounts), strong odor as well as pelvic pain (women ) or rectal pain (men). ...Read more

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Could having constant uti's be a sign of something more serious?

Could having constant uti's be a sign of something more serious?

Yes: It could indicate a chronic prostate infection, large post void residual volume in the bladder, vessico-ureteral reflux, infected bladder or renal stones, ineffective antibiotic treatment etc. Get checked out by an infectious disease specialist or urologist. ...Read more

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Is having constant uti's a possible sign of more serious conditions?

Is having constant uti's a possible sign of more serious conditions?

Possible: You could have a resistent bacteria, you could have another condidtion called interstitial cystis. If you have had cultures sent that were negative, consider the later. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is having constant uti's a sign of something more serious?

Can you tell me is having constant uti's a sign of something more serious?

Frequent UTI's: People with recurrent uti's need to be evaluated by a urologist to see if they have an obstruction of their urinary outflow tract. A renal ultrasound will be done. If that does not give the answer of why you have these frequent uti's, other tests will be ordered. A urologist can give you the a diagnosis and a treatment plan to resolve your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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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