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Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Symptoms of urinary track infection?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Symptoms of urinary track infection?

Burning: Typically pain/burning with urination, sometimes increased frequency or incontinence, and can get so severe as to cause fever or confusion. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Woods
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Infection (Definition)

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


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Can condoms cause unitary track infection?

Can condoms cause  unitary track infection?

Unlikely: There may be chemical agents in condoms which will irritate the tip of the penis/urethra, and this may create a slight discomfort, but UTI is very unusual from use of a condom. ...Read more

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How hypertension cause urinary track infection?

Hypertension: Hypertension does not cause urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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How to cure recurrent urinary track infection?

How to cure recurrent urinary track infection?

Depends on cause: Cure depends on cause- find this out, you'll then be able to cure it: 1.Diabetes (control blood sugars) 2.Irritant (e.G soap too alkali) 3. Anatomical issues (urologic intervention) or 4. Physiologic problem (pharmacotherapy). Regardless, some situations demand a doctor's expertise (serious infection) others require prevention on your part (complete voiding, reduce risk of an std). ...Read more

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Das urinary tract infections cause weight loss?

Das urinary tract infections cause weight loss?

UTI: Urinary tract infection should not cause weight loss. If you are losing weight and you are not dieting to lose weight, you need to be checked to find the cause of the weight loss. ...Read more

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Can urinary track infections can cause breathing problem's?

Can urinary track infections can cause breathing problem's?

No: Bladder infections are: urinary burning, pain, hesitancy, incontinence, frequency, urgency, nighttime urination, blood in the urine, and hesitancy to starting your stream. I can't think of a way that any of these could contribute to breathing problems like shortness of breath, asthma, decreased exertional tolerance, or heart trouble causing breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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Are kidney infections contagious?

Are kidney infections contagious?

All your own: Most kidney infections arise from our own flora that's migrated from the environment up into the wrong place: the urinary tract. Post-coitus uti's are common but they are w/our own flora. Persons can have alterations in their microbial flora if they have a change in environment (i.e.:a hospital stay) ; then become infected with those organisms if present in the wrong place at the right time. ...Read more

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How are urinary tract infections diagnosed?

How are urinary tract infections diagnosed?

Urine analysis: Most urinary tract infections can be diagnosed through dipstick analysis. More complicated infections may require examination of the urine under the microscope and urine culture to identify the type of bacteria that is present in the urine. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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What causes a urinery track infection?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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What causes a urinery track infection?

Here are some...: UTI denotes bacterial presence in urinary tract leading to a wide range of topical or systemic symptoms - from none at all to extreme. Bacterial induction to urinary tract is usually related with sexual intercourse, instrumentation, or occassionally with bloodstream spread. But most healthy persons with good bladder emptying and healthy humoral defense immunity can effectively rid the invading bug ...Read more

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Can your menstrual cycle clear a urinary infection ? Can urinary infections go away on their own ?

Can your menstrual cycle clear a urinary infection ? Can urinary infections go away on their own ?

Uti's: A urinary tract infection can get cleared by the body. I would doubt that your period would clear a uti. ...Read more

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What are some ways to keep urinary tract infections away during pregnancy?

What are some ways to keep urinary tract infections away during pregnancy?

Fluids...: Consuming cranberry juices; and drinking plenty of fluids are good ways to keep your urinary tract sterile and moving forward. ...Read more

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How to prevent urinary tract infection on honeymoon?

How to prevent urinary tract infection on honeymoon?

The following: Urinate to empty bladder after sex & before going to sleep. Shower rather than bathe. Avoid thong or sythetic underwear. Don't let yourself get constipated. Drink pl;enty of fluids & empty bladder every 3 hours or so. Good luck & have a great honeymoon. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of uti(urinary track infection)?

What are the symptoms of uti(urinary track infection)?

UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cystitis, although quit irritating, does not cause systemic symptoms such as fever, body aches etc. Pyelonephritis (also a uti) on the other hand is an infection of the kidney causing significant systemic symptoms. ...Read more

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Are yeast infections contagious?

Are yeast infections contagious?

Yes: Yeast infections are not considered a sexually transmitted disease. But partners do the potential to infect each other. ...Read more

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What are causes of a urinary track infection?

What are causes of a urinary track infection?

Microscopic organism: Urinary tract infections (uti's) are caused by micro-organisms. These include bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microbial life forms. By far, the most common cause of bacterial urinary tract infection is e. Coli. Structural and functional abnormalities of the genitourinary system predispose people to developing an infection in the urinary tract. ...Read more

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Can urinary tract infections cause weight loss?

Can urinary tract infections cause weight loss?

Not directly: the UTI itself will not cause weight loss in the long term. But in the short term, the weight can fluctuate due to the level of hydration that can vary due to nausea related to a UTI. ...Read more

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Are upper respiratory infections contagious to elders?

Are upper respiratory infections contagious to elders?

The term "upper....: ...Respiratory infection" is the medical name for the common cold. Can elders catch colds? Yes. ...Read more

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Are strep b infections and bladder infections connected?

Are strep b infections and bladder infections connected?

Not commonly.: Your overall resistance to other binfections e.g. Bladder infections can be reduced if you have a strp infection elsewhere. Strp bladder infections are very uncommon unless you self catheterize intermittently or have an indwelling catheter. ...Read more

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Are eye infections contagious? Which infections are? How many diff infections are there

Are eye infections contagious? Which infections are? How many diff infections are there

Hundreds: Yes they can be contagious. There are 100's of causes. The most common is viral, then bacterial, the fungal. ...Read more

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