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Urninary Tract Infections In 5 Year Old Boys
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
Uncommon: True micturition syncope is classically associated with a bladder pheochromcytoma which is a tumor that produces epinephrine and norepinephrine. If you have symptoms of flushing palpitations HTN. This needs to be checked with labs 24 urine and Ct scan. If it was a random event it may have been due to dehydration or low blood pressure. Either way please seek medical assistance ...Read more
Blood pressure: is a little high, but not dangerously so, especially in light of critical illness. ...Read more
Could streptococcus fecalis cause urinary tract infection in 2 years old girl with pus cell less of 0-2/hpf?
White cells in urine: Urine specimens are screened for infection by a clean sample collected in a cup, or by direct catheterization. Clean samples are generally not considered positive for urinary tract infections if there are less than 100/hpf. Any number of while cells in a catheterized specimen is usually significant. ...Read more
Your : Your son needs to see his doctor right away. Blood in the urine could be a sign of infection, kidney stones, or even bladder or kidney abnormalities. I know you stated he is asymptomatic, but hematuria (blood in urine) in an 8 year old warrants investigation. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which conditions could explain an otherwise healthy 33 year old, non-smoking, caucasian female having 6 pneumonia and 2 shingles outbreaks in 5 years?
I'm a 22 year old female with two children
..I have a yeast infection.. Can yeast infections cause bumps ?
62 yr old female with recurring bladder infections over past 2 years. Married...Could inflections result from cunilingus? Citobacter korsosii
"Perfect storm": Poor sexual hygiene always increases each individual's risk of a uti. Add to that a post-menopausal state with insufficient estrogen support, and you have the optimal conditions for a uti. Consider for ert. Oral hygiene (brush and gargle) and hydrate before intercourse. Void immediately, thereafter. Consider "pre-coital" antibiotic therapy if you continue to acquire these infections. ...Read more
Not common: Because the urethra is longer, UTI's are not very common in young males. Symptoms of pain with urination, frequency, and discharge are more likely due to a sexually transmitted disease such as chlamydia or gonorrhea. It is important to tell your doctor your symptoms, he or she can run tests and provide the appropriate treatment. Here is some info; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/231574-overview ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call your doc: U need antibiotics and if u know u have e-coli , then a sensitivity should have been done by your doc so u know which med to use. ...Read more
Get checked out.: If this has been happening, it is likely due to some underlying problem that allows for recurrent uti's. You might have an infection of the kidney, or it might be from repeated use of catheters if you use them. Also, women are at higher risk for uti's. So go see your doctor to find out. ...Read more
I'm 31 year old, woman, married for11 years, mom of 2.I'm suffering from mouth ulcers for 6 years and have approx10 ulcers in mouth &tongue at times.Help?
Couple possibilites: Chronic ulcers in the mouth can be due to a few different reasons, it would depend on size, location, duration, and environmental factors. Regardless of the cause, whether auto-immune, viral, or traumatic, there are medications that can be prescribed to help alleviate the pain and lessen the severity of the episode or flare up. I would see a dentist for a diagnosis, to see if anything can be done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Impotence in 32 year: There are several different causes of impotence such as smoking, certain illnesses like diabetes, low testosterone, or blood flow problems to and from the penis. Very rarely are they related to upbringing, types of girls you date ie the psychological reasons. First the organic causes need to be ruled out, but psychological reasons do exist. ...Read more
Hopefully : This is just from her colds and most likely suffer from allergies causing boggy turbinates affecting your sense of smell. Need to take decongestant histamines or allergy meds and nose sprays which your doctor can prescribe. Need to take it daily! otherwise it is not going to help you. If persistent despite being compliant, then it is time to see ENT specialist.Of course sooner if other sxs arise. ...Read more
Be seen: It is unusual for a child of that age to get many infections. Particularly if it is a male, but even if it is a female, there may be anatomic sources for their problem. ...Read more
What congenetal defect in urinary fact causes diaper to smell in a 6 month old baby after peeing?
Not common: In boys, posterior urethral valves, can predispose young infants to urinary tract infections which may cause a strong smell in the urine. This does not happen frequently, however. There may be other factors at play as well. If your baby isn't getting enough fluid, she can be dehydrated which can cause a strong smell to the urine. You should follow up with your doctor to have it checked out ...Read more
No: Many people think that teething causes fever and diarrhea but this is not true. Typically a baby is more fussy than usual. If he has a fever you can give him tylenol (acetaminophen) eor whatever your doctor has recommended.Contact the doctor if the fever and diarrhea persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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