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Urinary Drainage Bag
Yes: Ther are different bags do not try to fit one on the foley is supposed to be as sterile as possible manipulating a new bag on may contaminate it. ...Read more
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Kidney pain, chills, fever. Had urine culture. Result: bacterial infection. But, where is infection? Bladder? Kidney? Bacterial UTI?
Urinary frequency 100 ml retained urine inflamed urethra no infection cystoscopy Nml kidney u/s Nml 1x trace blood severe IBS urethra causing /ibs?
Diverticulitis, drain tube placed on pelvic, gets 5ml/24h gray foul smelling fluid. Is safe to remove drain tube? What is this fluid?
Do not remove: You likely had an infection due to a diverticulum rupturing, causing localized peritonitis and then abscess. Treatment for this is drainage and antibiotics until the abscess and inflammation resolves. Taking the tube out too early can cause reaccumulation of pus. See a colorectal surgeon following resolution to see whether you should have follow up surgery to removed the diseased segment. ...Read more
Two ways: Researchers now believe that cranberries contain substances that prevent infection-causing bacteria from sticking to the urinary tract walls. Scientists used to believe that cranberries protected against utis by making the urine more acidic, and therefore inhospitable, to bacteria. ...Read more
No - urine test: Firstly you need to know if there is a UTI or not. That requires a urinalysis. Then antibiotics if you have a uti. Also drink plenty of water and urinate every couple of hours. This helps to eliminate bacteria from the bladder. Cranberry juice is useful in preventing a UTI by reducing ability of bacteria to adhere to the bladder lining. It does not treat a uti. ...Read more
Possible: It is possible to urinate blood clots with any process that erodes or denudes blood vessels - from cancer to infection to bladder trauma or irritation from meds. It would be nice to see that the blood goes away with resolution of your infection. If it does not you need further investigation. ...Read more
11 days post hysterectomy. Green drainage and blood from incision. Pain.Drs out if town? Infection?
Frequent urinary tract infection. Bladder does not empty properly. Urine culture shows stephalococcus aerius. Please advise next steps.
Cloudy urine at the start of peeing the rest is clear. Is it due to std, sti, uti, prostatitis, epididymitis, bladder infections or kidney infections?
Probably okay if...: Have you felt some change in your usual voiding pattern like burning urination or urethral discharge? Did you get urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine, which should be the minimal yet surest way to confirm if having UTI etc. What you described could be normal to reflect some amorphous phosphate sediment in alkaline urine followed with clear urine. So, seek evaluation & counseling... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recovery support: Blood blister can occur after surgical incision, usually from the tape adhesive and/or glue. This can be tender, should be kept clean and dry. Okay to report this to your surgical team when you call to make your post operative appointment. Call sooner if you develop fever or vomiting. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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