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Does a bath help a urine track infection?

Does a bath help a urine track infection?

Doubtful: If you have a urinary tract infection your physician can confirm this and order appropriate medications. Sometimes a person might get vaginal/ urethral irritation from chemicals that have been added to the bathwater for soaking. ...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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What cause of urine track infection.This effect my period beacause my period one week late but pregnency test negative

What cause of urine track infection.This effect my period beacause my period one week late but pregnency test negative

UTI: Complicated issue. Utis in women is a difficult issue, but they can produce changes in your menstrual cycle. Your period being late one week may be too early to test for pregnancy with accuracy. If the problem persists, test again after 10 - 14 days. ...Read more

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Been to dr few times no yeast just got rid of urine track infection. Got checked for cyst came back clean. Swollen inside vagina. Painful sex.

Been to dr few times no yeast just got rid of urine track infection. Got checked for cyst came back clean. Swollen inside vagina. Painful sex.

PH: I would ask the gynecologist to perform a ph test. If your vagina is more alkaline, a raise in ph would do this, then then it's possible your vagina is not populated with the lactobacilli that it needs to be populated with. Given that there's swelling the vagina must be reacting to something. Sometimes the test we perform our falsely negative. Good luck. ...Read more

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Constant urine infections?

Constant urine infections?

Been treated?: Some people have frequent utis, but generally they are either chronic catheter patients, or have a resistant organism. You should get a urine culture to determine what bacterium you have, and be appropriately treated. If that does not clear it up, you should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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Why does urine infections occur?

Why does urine infections occur?

Bacteria: Urine is good media to grow bacteria as well as proximity to genitals and anal area leads to entry of bacteria in bladder , that is the reason female get more UTI than men until men gets prostrate problem after 50. After sex void urine and correct vipe of perineum decrease frequency of uti. ...Read more

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Reasons for recurrent urine infection?

Reasons for recurrent urine infection?

Many possible: Empty bladder after intercourse if utis related to going to sleep with urine in your bladder after sex. Do u spread thighs with urination? Wear cotton underwaer ; avoid thongs. Take showers rather than baths. Ru constipated, if so take laxatives. Otherwise worth seeing a urologist in case you have chronic cystitis or bladder stone and might be worth cystoscopy (telescopic inspection of bladder). ...Read more

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How come i keep getting urine infections?

How come i keep getting urine infections?

?Sex, ?hygiene: Could be: you don't urinate after sex and go to sleep with a full bladder, use bubble-bath or take tub baths rather than shower, wipe wrong way, don't spread your thighs when urinating + thus trapping urine behind labia, withhold urge to void, wear thongs or non-cotton underwear, are constipated or are pre=menopausal. All or any of the above could make you prone tro utis. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of urine infection on babys?

What are symptoms of urine infection on babys?

Same as adults: Except babies can't communicate where it hurts so they just act uncomfortable, cry more often, change their eating/sleeping habits, etc. Babies are usually incontinent so it's impossible to check for any frequency or urgency in urination. However, because immune system isn't fully developed, we worry more about bladder infection spreading into kidney infection. So we need to evaluate/treat urgentl. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more