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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. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Can a urinary tract infection affect your kidneys?

Can a urinary tract infection affect your kidneys?

Yes: Bladder infection can reach the kidneys if bladder (vesico-ureteral) reflux is present, also some bacteria have little arm like projections (fimbriae) and can crawl though the bladder valve and up ureters to kidney. Bacterial infection in the kidney is pyelonephritis which can make suject very ill & cause plenty of damage or if untreated even destroy the kidney. Thus all utis should be treated. ...Read more

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Will a urinary tract infection affect my digestive system?

Not often : But a UTI that moves into the kidneys can cause nausea and vommitting. ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection affect the baby in my womb?

Can a urinary tract infection affect the baby in my womb?

Yes: Average bladder infections do not affect the baby, and this is what most women have. These are detected by going to the OB visits and telling them about any new symptoms. However, if the infection becomes severe, or goes from the bladder up to the kidneys, it can cause premature contractions and in that way it can indirectly affect the baby. ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection in a guy affect his testosterone level?

Can a urinary tract infection in a guy affect his testosterone level?

Not usually: But with an extensive and recurrent uti, there may also be epididimitis or orchitis, that chronically injure the testes. This would have to be a process ongoing for many months or years. ...Read more

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I am on beyaz for birth control. I started taking Macrobid for a urinary tract infection on thursday. Will it affect the effectiveness of the beyaz?

I am on beyaz for birth control. I started taking Macrobid for a urinary tract infection on thursday. Will it affect the effectiveness of the beyaz?

It could: Antibiotics have shown to affect contraceptive coverage. It was not Macrobid that was studied, but it is still advisable to use other forms of birth control when antibiotics are used. ...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. Krishna Kumar
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Urinary Tract (Definition)

Kidney ureter bladder urthra. ...Read more