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I frequently suffer from urti, how can I avoid it?

I frequently suffer from urti, how can I avoid it?

Some suggestions: Avoid using contraception with spermicides.
Urinate after sexual intercourse.
Increase fluid intake which helps flush the bladder out.
Some recommend cranberry juice.

If none of these work, ask your physician or see a urologist. ...Read more

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How to differentiate between UMN lesion and LMN lesion?

How to differentiate between UMN lesion and LMN lesion?

Simply: Put upper motor neuron injuries do not have inhibitory fibers input hence you have hyper reflexes and spasticity while lower motor has hypo reflexes and flaccidity. Nice neurology book will offer more details ...Read more

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How many times can you get a urti. I get getting these?

How many times can you get a urti. I get getting these?

No limit to URTIs: Unfortunately we can all continue to get colds (upper respiratory tract infections) right up until we die. We can try to prevent them with good hand washing, avoiding coughing people, taking "immune boosters, " etc., but we can't ever escape them entirely. ...Read more

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Why am I awake I the most awake unti'll 4 in the morning x?

Why am I awake I the most awake unti'll 4 in the morning x?

Biorhythms: Do you ruminate? Do you exercise during the day to become tired? Is your room, bed, pillow, sheets, and bed clothes comfortable? Don't watch tv in bed. Do read. Don't nap during the day. Don't lie in bed twisting and turning. If you can't sleep, get up and do something till your're tired. If you're up one night, odds are good you'll be extra tired and sleep well the next. ...Read more

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What is the solusions of my TBIL Level is very high 23.7 umol?

What is the solusions of my TBIL Level is very high 23.7 umol?

It depends on cause: Hepatitis can be from Infection: Viral (A, B, C)
From Alcohol,
From Autoimmune disease
And from Drugs.
Rarely from new Gallstone formation blocking the duct.
So the treatment is according the root cause of high Bilirubin. ...Read more

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Found out that biliburin level is 37 umol. What does this mean?

Found out that biliburin level is 37 umol. What does this mean?

3 bili types: Please discuss this with your physican. Here is a rough ieda of normal:
normal bilirubin range in adults:

direct bilirubin: 0.1 mg/ dl to 0.3 mg/ dl (1.7 mmol/ l to 5.1 mmol/ l)

indirect bilirubin: 0.2 mg/ dl to 0.8 mg/ dl (3.4 mmol/ l to 12.0 mmol/ l)

total bilirubin: 0.3 mg/ dl to 1.0 mg/ dl (5.1 mmol/ l to 17.0 mmol/ l). ...Read more

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Umm I just got seperaters and umm next I'm getting moler bands what are they and what do they do?

Umm I just got seperaters and umm next I'm getting moler bands what are they and what do they do?

Straighten teeth: Spacers or separators are rubber bands or metal appliances the orthodontist places between the molars in order to separate them...often the teeth are too close together and need to be separated so that metal bands can next be placed around the molars where the rest of the braces will anchor and be attached. The separators can be painful but the teeth soon move a little bit and the pain resolves. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a URTI to last for more than 1 year, if not treated accordingly? Symptoms haven't changed or progressed, but still exist.

Is it possible for a URTI to last for more than 1 year, if not treated accordingly? Symptoms haven't changed or progressed, but still exist.

URTI: If symptoms are lasting continuously for a year it is unlikely to be URTI. Need to look at other causes like allergies, hay fever. Pl see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do utis accur?

Why do utis accur?

Bacteria & Subject: Bacterial factors are ability to resist body's natural defense mechanisms, to travel if cilia present (like tiny hair on a caterpillar) and speed of multiplication. Subject factors: presence of bacteria at urinary opening, in women -presence of immunoglobulins in women from vagina & short urethra & urinate after sex, efficiency & frequency of bladder emptying & lining to resist invasion of bacteria. ...Read more

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Medicine for u.T.I?

Medicine for u.T.I?

UTIs versus STDs: I am unsure what you are asking, but there are numerous medications that can treat a urinary tract infection...All of which require a prescription. But, in men, it is very difficult to get a urinary tract infection and much more easily and likely to get a sexually transmitted disease.
Either way you need to be seen by your medical advisor. ...Read more

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What causes utis in men?

Bacteria: Usually men do not get uti's as frequently as the urethra tume from the bladder to the outside world, is longer than in women affording better protection from bacteria on the skin. If the prostate is large, as it gets as we age, or it there is a stricture (an obstruction in the tube) then the bladder may not empty and residual urine in the bladder is more likely to become infected. ...Read more

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How can children get UTIs?

How can children get UTIs?

UTI's in kids: Children do not get urinary tract infections for most of the same reasons that adults do. First and foremost, anatomical issues such as vesicoureteral reflux, posterior urethral valves and others issues must be investigated. Otherwise, UTI's in children are often due to poor hygiene/wiping, masturbation, infrequent diaper or pull up changes, or chronic urethral irritation. ...Read more

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What causes frequent utis?

What causes frequent utis?

R/O VAGINITIS V UT: SX May be a UTI VS Vaginitis the cause can be multifaceted you need full exam, UAC&S pelvic exam cultures/labs and STD SCREEN to determine diagnosis and treatment options. MONISTAT only treats yeast infectionFirst line normally Macrobid/Bactrim/Cipro. Seek prompt medical attention. Some peoe anatomical have shorter urethra/Frequent Sex/Kidney Stones can increase UTI frequency ...Read more

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How to cure u.t.i at home?

How to cure u.t.i at home?

Only if mild: You can try to make your urine more acid, such as drinking cranberry juice. There are some OTC "azo" remedies. If this doesn't get better very soon, go see provider for proper diagnosis and stronger treatment, if needed. Be well! ...Read more

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What can cause frequent utis?

What can cause frequent utis?

Several rsk factors: Recurrent UTI is defined by having more than 3 infections in a year. There are several risk factors such as kidney or bladder stones, frequent sexual intercourse, use of lubricants and spermicides etc. ...Read more

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What tests are given for utis?

What tests are given for utis?

Urinalysis: Any urgent or a primary care office should carry out a quick urine dip to determine an uti. An official test would be a urine culture which takes longer. Otherwise your clinical symptoms such as burning, frequency, urgency, chills, fever and hestinancy would increase likelihood. ...Read more

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How do you treat UTIs naturally?

Needs Abx: I am not aware of any "natural" way of treating UTI. ...Read more

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Can I use ciprofloxacine for URTI?

URI treatment: Upper respiratory tract infections (URI's) are usually caused by viruses, and antibiotics are not needed. Best to see a health care provider for persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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Can klarycid be used to treat utis?

Can klarycid be used to treat utis?

No: Klarycid or Clarithromycin is used to treat upper respiratory and sinus infections. It is not effective for the bacteria usually found in utis and would not be recommended for that purpose. ...Read more

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What does umol/L mean in bloodwork?

What does umol/L mean in bloodwork?

It's a measure: It stands for micro moles per Liter of fluid. It's a measure of dissolved solutes in a solution. It's how that particular test is set up. There is a normal range for each test and that's what you should pay attention to. ...Read more

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