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In 1994 I was diagnosed with prostate, urinary tract immflammation..I still have very frequent urination, and short duraration.Coffee still agravates ?

In 1994 I was diagnosed with prostate, urinary tract immflammation..I still have very frequent urination, and short duraration.Coffee still agravates ?

Time for a check up: 18 years is a long time to put up with a symtom. Either go back to your doctor or change and get a new perspective. Coffee does the same for everyone. You are in good compnay. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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How can e-coli get into urinary tract ?

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Easy: E-coli is usually present in feces. When you clean with toilet paper after bm, a thin film of fecal material full of e-coli is left around the anal area and gets into the vagina during sex. To prevent this problem, wash your bottom with soap and water before and after sex. Always pass urine after sex. ...Read more

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Interested to know how does e-coli get into urinary tract ?

Interested to know how does e-coli get into urinary tract ?

See below: E-coli can migrate from the colon to the peri-anal area and gain entry into the bladder through urethra, especially in women. Blood borne e-coli can infect the kidney. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/urinary-tract-infection/ds00286. ...Read more

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Would inflammatory urinary tract considered as a symptom or a sign of something?

Yes: Inflammation of the urinary tract is often the sign of infection or underlying bladder disease. Cancer must be ruled out. You should have a urine specimen checked. ...Read more

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Would inflammatory urinary tract be considered as a symptom or a sign of something else?

IC: You could have interstitial cystitis or urinary tract infection. If symptoms continue, get checked by a provider who is expert in this area. ...Read more

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What is the difference between urinary tract condition and lower urinary tract condition?

What is the difference between urinary tract condition and lower urinary tract condition?

Not common terms: You may mean urinary tract INFECTION. At any rate, upper would mean kidneys and the tubes that collect urine from them to deliver urine to the bladder, and lower would mean bladder and the tube that carries urine to the outside. Generally infections in the lower tract are less serious than the upper tract, but one can lead to the other if not treated. ...Read more

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If per have e.Coli in urinary tract then can it be transmitted from person to person by sex?

No: Sexual activity may predispose one of the partners, especially a woman unaccustomed to intercourse, to an infection by the common e coli we all have on board. If a man has a urinary tract infection, it's wise to seek an underlying anatomic defect. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Urinary Tract (Definition)

Kidney ureter bladder urthra. ...Read more