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Usually not: Gardnerella thrives on semen but this can produce a vaginitis, not a urinary tract infection. During intercourse, especially the more excited and unaccustomed the woman is, bacteria tend to be introduced into the urinary bladder. Measures have ranged from cranberry extracts to drinking lots of water to urinating right after sex -- hardly romantic -- but good luck find the right prevention for you. ...Read more
The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more
Mostly no difference: Unless there are specific ventilation processes, there is usually no difference. Many nursing units are referred to as "med/surg" meaning capability to handle either surgical or medical patients. Sometimes, the distinction between these groups of patients is not so clear. ...Read more
Possibly: This would be much more likely to happen with females, but f the water stream were irritating enough or strong enough to push bacteria back retrograde through the urethra, this could led to a UTI. You can't get an STD that way though - by definition, those diseases are "sexually transmitted", not shower hose transmitted. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
26 yearold female, found 2have vaginal yeast infection.Is intense cleaning of the genital area(no douching)worsen the condition? Ideal cleaning method?
Intense cleaning?: Intense cleaning of a woman's genital area is not a good idea! a gentle, normal amount of daily cleaning is fine. Intense cleaning can make things worse by roughing up all the surfaces, not to mention making a person very unhappy. ...Read more
Immigration exams: According to current USCIS guidelines, immigration physicals performed within the United States do not require HIV testing. However, an immigration doctor might recommend this test if other results (such as STD screening) come back positive or the patient has other risk factors. Please contact USCIS directly for information on medical requirements abroad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male having first physical from female physician. Clothes to remove? Genital, prostate, or rectal exams? Just concerned with embarrassment.
It is a professional: The female doctors have the same professional training as a male doctor. It may be the first time for you to be examined by a female doctor but that female doctor has examined many male patients in her carrier. You will be having professional medical examination, not a social visit. It is the same thing when a female patient goes to a male doctor. Please rest assure you will overcome your fear ...Read more
Can internal hemorrhoids be spotted by a routine examination by a gastrenterologist? Not colonoscopy
Is it possible recurrent UTI's are caused by sex and intermittent cathetering pushing bacteria into the bladder?
Both are possible: Yes, both sex and passing a bladder catheter can lead to UTI. In addition, conditions that require catheterization -- like bladder paralysis or weakness (you list spina bifida as a medical condition) -- predispose to UTI all by themselves. Discuss all this with your doctor; or if he or she seems uncertain, maybe an infectious diseases specialist. Good luck! ...Read more
Insurers are in the: Business of collecting premiums and paying as few claims as possible. Some ask a few questions, deferring an exam, many want not only historical data, an exam, but urine and blood work. If they do not see what they like, you wll not be offered a policy. It is easy to shop. Even if you are not truthful, for life insurance the policy is vaid if you live one or 2 years. ...Read more
I briefly inhaled a cloud of asbestos-dust from a faulty vacuum used only for cleaning dust/fibers following abatement. Should I seek medical help?
Hi please tell if i not go by prophy jet or tooth polish only by using toothpaste n mouthwash mystaining can go? Prophy jet is different from scaling?
Is a MRSA UTI infection contagious to others by airborne bacteria emanating from the patient by them coughing, etc?
No: MRSA may be present on the skin or in the nose of otherwise healthy people. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is dry-cleaning adequate for cleaning dirty clothes of contamination from bacterial or fungal infections?
Bladder cancer not hereditary? Can it be checked by simple blood test? Urinalysis? or by scope from urologist only? Best regards
Cystoscopy is best: If you have bladder symptoms such as blood in the urine(Hematuria) you may need Cystoscopy which is the only way to make a diagnosis of Bladder cancer. There is no simple blood test .Urinalysis is the first test to look for various causes of blood in the urine. This includes UTI also called Cystitis. Please tell us your age as that may help to narrow the possible causes of your Urinary symptoms. ...Read more
Here are some...: Still treat it empirically with antibiotics & pain medication because it's technically impossible to verify it with culture. How to treat a 22-yo man with clinical epididymitis? It is reasonable to use Azithromycin or doxycycline after reviewing history + physical exam + timely testing as needed - to attest: Most care is based on INDIRECT evidence from continual collection & analysis of experience ...Read more