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Is cloudy urine common during pregnancy?

Is cloudy urine common during pregnancy?

Uti: Many women develop urinary tract infections during pregnancy and should be evaluated if untreated, utis can cause compliications during pregnancy. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Acetone in urine during pregnancy -what symptom?

Acetone in urine during pregnancy -what symptom?

Ketones? : Do you mean ketones? Ketones reflect dehydration. If you are dehydrated your ketone level will increase. If you have diabetes ketones in the urine can be very important for your doctor to know. ...Read more

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Is bubbles in urine during pregnancy normal?

Is bubbles in urine during pregnancy normal?

Yes: Yes you can have bubbles - but do check for an uti. ...Read more

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Is "squirting" during sex urine?

Is "squirting" during sex urine?

From the bladder: Women sometimes leak or squirt some urine during sexual activities, such as during the rhythmic contractions of an orgasm. A primary care doctor and an Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate to see what can be done, if the amount squirted seems big. ...Read more

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Bladder infection during pregnancy ?

Bladder infection during pregnancy ?

Yes--: It is rather more common to have bladder infections during pregnancy---and it is important that you seek treatment asap because bladder infections/vaginal infections are known to cause increased risks of premature labor... ...Read more

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Is vaginal burning during pregnancy normal?

Is vaginal burning during pregnancy normal?

No: Have your ob/gyn take a further look to determine the cause as there a few possible causes to this. ...Read more

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More frequent urination during pregnancy?

More frequent urination during pregnancy?

Common: There are several reasons this occurs and it is very common. The increase in hormones along with the increase in the size of the uterus pressing on the bladder are two very common reasons. ...Read more

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Urine culture with mixed growth during pregnancy?

Urine culture with mixed growth during pregnancy?

Ask Ordering Dr.: Some mixed growth of bacteria is normal. Check with your treating dr. as if you have a UTI while pregnant, there are safe medications you could be Prescribed to treat it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why is there blood in urine during third trimester pregnancy?

Why is there blood in urine during third trimester pregnancy?

There should not be: Any blood in the urine during any trimester of pregnancy is not normal and need to be investigated and treated it can be due to urinary tract infection, kidney stones, kidney disorder or cancer it can also be in women who have medical conditions like lupus, sickle cell disease and diabetes. ...Read more

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Pain after ejaculation and blood in urine. Cystitis?

Pain after ejaculation and blood in urine. Cystitis?

See a urologist: This could be orchitis, prostatits, possibly even penile cancer. You should get checked by a urologist. This is not likely to be cystitis (infection of the bladder). ...Read more

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Are bladder spasms normal in early pregnancy?

Are bladder spasms normal in early pregnancy?

Not really: In early pregnancy it is not typical for patients to complain about bladder spasm. I would schedule a follow up visit to be tested for bladder infections. Urinary tract infections are very common in pregnancy ...Read more

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Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

Not usually: Pregnancy usually has the effect of slowing the bowels and may lead to constipation. However, nothing is 100% and it could be that pregnancy may affect you that way. ...Read more

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Does the smell of urine change during pregnancy?

Does the smell of urine change during pregnancy?

See ENT Specialist: He needs to be thoroughly examined by an ENT specialist to check for chronic sinusitis and gum disease. If he truly has "urine" like smell then he must have blood test done to check kidney function. Uremia causes such body odor. ...Read more

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Blood spotting in vagina, constipation after coughing,?

Blood spotting in vagina, constipation after coughing,?

Menopause: Have you gone through menopause yet? Constipation and coughing likely aren't connected ...Read more

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How is cytoscopy test done for urine incontinence & dribbling?

How is cytoscopy test done for urine incontinence & dribbling?

Cystoscopy: cystoscopy is performed in the office with a fiberoptic scope that goes into the urethra and the prostate and bladder can be inspected by running fluid through the scope. This can give information as to why you might be having leakage or dribbling. Any enlarged prostate is the most common cause ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bleeding during pregnancy?

Can a UTI cause bleeding during pregnancy?

Yes: The bladder is a next door neighbor to the uterus and when inflamed can cause bleeding from the lining of the bladder(hemorrhagic cystitis) or irritation to the uterus and pelvic cavity. ...Read more

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Frequent peeing and pooping in early pregnancy is common?

Frequent peeing and pooping in early pregnancy is common?

Sxs: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings & aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line & ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Can clitoral orgasm cause miscarriage during 9 weeks of pregnancy ?

Can clitoral orgasm cause miscarriage during 9 weeks of pregnancy
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No: Orgasm regardless of the source or week of pregnancy does not cause miscarriage unless there is a significant complication to the pregnancy first. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Infection in nipples during pregnancy?

Infection in nipples during pregnancy?

Mastitis?: Yes, infections can happen in nipples; this is called mastitis, and can be either bacterial or yeast in origin. I am unsure what the core of your question is, however. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy leave a lasting problem with urinary incontinence?

Does pregnancy leave a lasting problem with urinary incontinence?

Sometimes: Pregnancy and vaginal delivery does increase a woman's risk for developing urinary incontinence later on. However, while this is a common problem, it shouldn't be considered 'normal' and if the problem is troublesome or interfering with daily life, there are a number of therapies available to treat this. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more


Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more