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Is it possible to have a parasite in your urinary tract? If so how can you get rid of them?

Is it possible to have a parasite in your urinary tract? If so how can you get rid of them?

It's possible: BUT, they are more likely acquired in third world countries and much less common to get in the US. If diagnosed, there are medications that can treat a parasitic infection. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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), urinary ...Read more


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Which bacteria can colonize the urinary tract?

E. coli...: Urinary tract infections typically occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract through the urethra and begin to multiply in the bladder.
The most common utis occur mainly in women and affect the bladder and urethra.
Infection of the bladder (cystitis) can be caused by e. Coli, a type of bacteria commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract but can also be caused by many other types of bacteria. ...Read more

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Is there a link between sciatica and urinary tract?

Is there a link between sciatica and urinary tract?

Possible: Some of the nerves exiting the spine will go to the urinary tract and can control some functions of the tract. Sometimes when these nerves are injured you may have trouble urinating or even have accidents because you cannot control the stream. ...Read more

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Can the bladder be the last stop of the urinary tract?

Can the bladder be the last stop of the urinary tract?

No: The urine has to exit somewhere. Either out of the urethra past the bladder or an ileostomy if the urinary tract is diverted to the intestine. ...Read more

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How long can I keep a Foley catheter in for urinary tract?

How long can I keep a Foley catheter in for urinary tract?

Here are some. ..: To make patient catheter-free should be the primary goal of caring for bladder dysfunction if any possible. But, few patients still need permanent use of indwelling catheter. If so, good catheter care without tension or kicking of catheter is essential, and the frequency of catheter change has been arbitrary without rigid rule, but maybe ranging from once every 2 to 10 weeks or even longer... ...Read more

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Stringy white mucose in urine and pain in the urinary tract?

Stringy white mucose in urine and pain in the urinary tract?

Infection: These symptoms point towards an infection. You need to see the Doctor and get examined and testing done, so the appropriate treatment can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have surgery to fix my urinary tract stones?

Is it possible to have surgery to fix my urinary tract stones?

Yes.: But important to know are the type of stones (certain stones can be treated medically), the sizes, the locations, renal function, & the presence of a urinary infection. There are many approaches, including cystoscopy, ureteroscopy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, laparoscopy, & shockwave lithotripsy. A urologist will be able to discuss management options & a strategy to prevent future stones. ...Read more

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Can you give me more info on urinary tract problems after bladder sling?

Can you give me more info on urinary tract problems after bladder sling?

Need evaluation: Recurrent incontinence. Some women have symptoms of pain from slings. Vaginal pain in the area of the sling, pain with intercourse, pain with other activities, difficulty emptying your bladder and recurrent uti's are all possible symptoms. You need to see someone who has experience dealing with mesh complications to determine if your sling is the problem. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC product to take for bladder & urinary tract health?

What is the best OTC product to take for bladder & urinary tract health?

Keeping fluid balanc: Up with regular hydration is important. Depending on the medical conditions having too much (fluid retention diseases) or too little (kidney stones, among others) can be harmful. Keeping the urine acidic is thought to be helpful (but it's failed clinical trials) so, vitamin C is often stated....it's a myth. Azo helps pain but if needed, need antibiotics too. ...Read more

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Does a high pH level in your urinary tract cause uti, or the other way around?

Does a high pH level in your urinary tract cause uti, or the other way around?

Cause and effect: Some bacteria thrive in higher, or more basic, ph. And some bacteria cause elevated pH and subsequent urinary stones. This is one of the premises of Hiprex + vitamin c treatment to prevent UTI in patients suffering from recurrent uti. By maintaining a relatively lower ph, UTI may be less likely. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some common reasons behind urinary tract blockages in a 1 yr old boy?

Congenital causes: Three common obstructions are ureteropelvic junction obstruction, ureterocele, and posterior urethral valve. ...Read more

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What we should do when a stone in urinary tract and it is of 0 497 CM for a lady of 24 yrs old?

What we should do when a stone in urinary tract and it is of 0 497 CM for a lady of 24 yrs old?

STONE: Stones under 5mm have an 80 % chance of passing on their own. Prevention with fluid intake and lowering oxalate intake in the diet is important, 2l out of urine/day is preventive. ...Read more

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Had bladder emptying study, normal, am emptying bladder completely. Does this therefore rule-out blockage in urinary tract?

Had bladder emptying study, normal, am emptying bladder completely. Does this therefore rule-out blockage in urinary tract?

No, but...: How do you urinate with what urine flow is important to know. An emptying bladder only means bladder is still healthy & strong enough to squeeze urine out completely. In fact, it is good idea to refer this Q to your urologist who evaluated you. If wishing to learn more on how bladder works & more, go to peruse articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble. Html. Best wish.. ...Read more

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What causes urinary tract infection?

What causes urinary tract infection?

Many: Bacteria multiplying in bladder. Not urinating after sex, allowing bacteria which reached bladder ; multiply. Using bubble-bath and tub baths rather than taking a shower, severe constipation, sub-optimal toilet hygiene- not wiping front to back or holding thighs together with urinating + trapping urine behind labia, witholding urination, thongs and non-cotton underwear. ...Read more

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What is urinary tract antispasmodic?

What is urinary tract antispasmodic?

Controls bladde urge: Urinary antispasmodics are medications or supplements that control bladder spasms, which may occur due to bladder irritation caused by multiple of things, one of which can be an infection. ...Read more

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What causes an urinary tract infection?

Risk factors: These include indwelling catheters in the urinary tract, instrumentation, anything that could stagnate urine flow (like stones or obstruction), or abnormal flow of urine (reflux), depressed immunity, sexual intercourse (especially in women). ...Read more

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Please what causes urinary tract infection?

Please what causes urinary tract infection?

Bacteria: I think you are referring to bladder infection or "cystitis".Bacteria can go up the urethra, which is short & straight in females, into the bladder. Always empty your bladder by urinating after sex.Always wipe from the front backward after urinating and not the other way so bacteria from the rectal area are not brought forward. Hope this answers. ...Read more

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Is pentrexcil used urinary tract infection?

Is pentrexcil used urinary tract infection?

Yes: Pentrexcil is a trade name for Amoxicillin which is a very safe and commonly used antibiotic around the world. It has many uses including treatment of utis. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract (Definition)

Kidney ureter bladder urthra. ...Read more