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What are common/possible causes of orchitis ALONE. NO UTI symptoms. NO epidyimitis on US. STD NEGATIVE.What can this be/ could caused this?

What are common/possible causes of orchitis ALONE. NO UTI symptoms. NO epidyimitis on US. STD NEGATIVE.What can this be/ could caused this?

Infection: Infection( viral or bacterial) is the most common cause. The infection may not be due to an STD. Brucellosis can also cause it,(per wikipedia). If you've had trauma to the urethra, it can do it, tool. Sometimes an infection will not be evident on routing testing. Many docs would try an round of antibiotics even if cultures negative. If you aren't getting answers from your doc, get 2nd opinion ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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I was prescribed Keflex (500 mg 10 days)for uti symptoms. If it turns out to be a std could this antibiotic clear it up? or cause an inaccurate tests

I was prescribed Keflex (500 mg 10 days)for uti symptoms. If it turns out to be a std could this antibiotic clear it up? or cause an inaccurate tests

Depends: On what kind of STD. Keflex does not cover many STDs and thus you will need to be sure that your problem has been treated properly. It may affect culture test for bacteria when you are on an antibiotic- > false negative. ...Read more

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Uti symptoms that come and go over a bit more than a week. Burning pain during intercourse. Feeling achy and sick 99.5 temp. Clean STD check?

Uti symptoms that come and go over a bit more than a week. Burning pain during intercourse. Feeling achy and sick 99.5 temp. Clean STD check?

Burning pain: You say STDs normal, but what about a UTI? Was the urine normal, bc you might be having some UTI symptoms. You also might have a cut or abrasion from the intercourse, and your other symptoms can be from something else. ...Read more

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Urge to urinate for a few weeks now, but no other UTI symptoms. AZO test strips test positive for WBC & nitrites. Is it more likely a UTI or an STD?

Urge to urinate for a few weeks now, but no other UTI symptoms. AZO test strips  test positive for WBC & nitrites. Is it more likely a UTI or an STD?

UTI is more likely: Gonorrhea or chlamydia can mimic some UTI symptoms,but usually this would be burning on urination; urgency alone is more likely bladder inflammation due to UTI, especially for "a few weeks" and with positive nitrite and leukocyte esterase. See a doctor soon: you need a formal urinalysis, probably a urine culture, STD testing since it's on your mind, and probably an antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms UTI problems and/or stds?

What are the symptoms UTI problems and/or stds?

Nothing or .....: You could have UTI or std without any symptoms. So high index of suspicion is needed. The usual symptoms for UTI are pain in the bladder area, burning when urinating, frequency, or fever/chills with backpain may suggest kidney infection. For std - there are many kinds - but look for discharge (other than white in color), odor, unusual irritation. ...Read more

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What are obvious symptoms between a UTI and an std?

What are obvious symptoms between a UTI and an std?

UTI and STDs: Some sexually transmitted diseases have symptoms similar to urinary tract infection. This is because both can cause inflammation in the urethra. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichamonas, ureaplasma and mycoplasma all can cause burning, frequency and pain in the bladder or urinary opening. Even worse is the fact that they often cause no symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi, I was wondering can a UTI have the same symptoms as an STD?

Hi, I was wondering can a UTI have the same symptoms as an STD?

Possibly: Since there are STI's that have few or no symptoms in a percentage of patients, this can happen.People with a UTI can also have few or no symptoms.If you are concerned that you have been exposed, you need to inform your health provider. Simple urine tests for a UTI will not usually include testing for STI's. ...Read more

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Could my UTI reoccur? I have previously been treated for a UTI and an STD. My symptoms now feel liKe a UTI. The pain started after I had protected sex

Could my UTI reoccur? I have previously been treated for a UTI and an STD. My symptoms now feel liKe a UTI. The pain started after I had protected sex

Yes: Recurrent UTIs a common problem for many women. Typical UTI symptoms: urinary urgency, frequency, burning/pain, voiding small amounts, bladder pressure, and sometimes blood. Important to have both a urinalysis and a urine culture done to document the presence of a UTI as well as identify the bacteria (and appropriate antibiotic sensitivities) as there are other urological conditions that mimic UTI ...Read more

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I recently had a uti. I'm still having all the symptoms of a uti. My doctor checked for STDs too. Nothing showed up. What should I do?.

I recently had a uti. I'm still having all the symptoms of a uti. My doctor checked for STDs too. Nothing showed up. What should I do?.

Bladder irritability: Symptoms similar to those of a urinary trat infection may ocur from bladder irritability. This may be brought on my very acidic foods, coffee, alcohol, colas, and very spicy foods. For beverages, switch to plain water. Be sure than you have had a recent urinary culture, however. ...Read more

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


Dr. Martin Raff
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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