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Can a urinary tract infection affect any other organs?

Can a urinary tract infection affect any other organs?

Yes: Urinary tract infection can affect urethra, bladder, ureters, kidneys, prostate gland, epididymis (which sits on top of testis) and testis. Severe kidney infections can spill bacteria into the blood stream and thus be transported anywhere in the body including brain. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


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Don?T understand ways to get a urinary tract infection?

Don?T understand ways to get a urinary tract infection?

Bacterial entry: Bacteria gain access to bladder and multiply.Can gain entry with sex and multiply if not expelled by urinating after sex. Bacteria can enter if urine is trapped by closed labia or via thong or synthetic fabric underwear.Fecal bacteria can be present on skin aound vaginal & urethral opening & make their way up into bladder, eg by above routes. Estrogen causes urethra to thicken & be more protective. ...Read more

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What happens if you don't treat a urinary tract infection?

What happens if you don't treat a urinary tract infection?

Resolves slpwly: An untreated urinary tract infection will usually eventually clear up on it's own. However, sometimes the infection will ascend to the kidneys (called pyelonephritis) which can damage the kidneys - and on rare occasion the infection can lead to sepsis and death if untreated. The benefit of treatment is a speedier resolution, with much less risk of complications. ...Read more

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What occurs to you if you didn't treat a urinary tract infection?

What occurs to you if you didn't treat a urinary tract infection?

Infections can be se: Urinary tract infection can spread, start in the bladder and then move on into the kidney. Such infections can be life threatening..So do not take this lightly and get an antibiotic asap. ...Read more

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Don?T understand ways to get urinary tract infection treated permanently?

Don?T understand ways to get urinary tract infection treated permanently?

See below: Unfortunately, so long as there is a portal of entry for bacteria, there will be a chance for recurrence of the infection. ...Read more

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How can I thoroughly clean out my urinary tract?

How can I thoroughly clean out my urinary tract?

Why?: Why would you want to do that? Under normal circumstances, the urinary tract is already clean. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if I have an inflamed urinary tract?

What could be wrong if I have an inflamed urinary tract?

Here are some ...: Based on what, you stated you have "inflamed" urinary tract, by irritative voiding symptoms alone or by objective evidence? To demystify such, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress o all your symptoms to doc for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed so to deduce potential underlying cause for reasonable Rx/ care/ counseling for now and future... , ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Urinary Tract (Definition)

Kidney ureter bladder urthra. ...Read more