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Uti Wants Ultrasound
Yes: Current recommendations for the work up of a UTI for young children up to 2 years includes a renal ultrasound as well as a vcug. Other factors may influence this decision: fever with uti, gender (boys of any age require work up), recurrent uti's, urination problems, growth problems, high blood pressure and family history of kidney problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
My urologist wants to do ultrasound of bladder due to unexplained uti, he said I need to arrive with full bladder ? Why is that ?
32 yr old female diabetic high bp, doc wants renal ultrasound after urine test showed a micro of 10. What does that mean? No pain, itch or UTI symp.
Always feel like i'm sexually excited even when i'm not.Doctors said its anxiety. No utis, clear in ultrasound and gynocoloigachecks. What's wrong?!
No organic reason: You do not sound like you have an organic or structural reason for your continual sexual excitement; i would recommend a referral to a psychiatrist to better evaluate the psychiatric aspects of your issue. ...Read more
Why do my UTI symptoms come and go almost everyday ? I gave gotten an ultrasound of my bladder and it seems fine
Had a UTI a month ago, that went away however.. Still have frequency. Saw urologist, did urine culture, ultrasound said everything looks fine.
Persistent UTI or No: For a UTI in a young woman, a short course of antibiotics should get rid of the infection. However, post-uti swelling can cause ongoing discomfort. Like a bruise after trauma, it will take time for the inflammation to go away; in the meantime, increase h2o, reduce caffeine/alcohol intake and avoid spicy/acidic foods to reduce irritation. Use nsaids and see md if not better in 3-4 days. ...Read more
Need to urinate 24/7. Nothing to produce. Not a uti. What else could it be? Had my bloods checked and a papsmear and ultrasounds but nothing found
Bladder : Problems? May need cystometrics/cystocopy by a urologist to rule this out. ...Read more
My son is 9 weeks old and has cried before he pees since birth, it starts 1 min b4 he pees. It's not a UTI and he's on amoxicillin but it's not working. He's had an ultrasound & they didn't see a problem?
Lower tummy always feels hard and constantly feel i need the loo or need to masturbate. It's not a UTI and had an ultrasound .. All clear. What is it?
Bladder Spasms: Lower abdominal / suprapubic pressure and the constant urge to void (urinate) can be caused by involuntary bladder contraction / bladder spasms. Bladder spasms in a young person, without uti, other medical issues, or back injury would likely be associated with cystitis / inflammation of the lining of the bladder. A referral to a urologist would likely result in the resolution of these symptoms. ...Read more
If after various antibiotics treatments, the UTI still persists, should a 70+ yold be very concerned? Ultrasound done and no stones found.
Maybe: Depends if you are symptomatic. Some older people, usually females, may have something called asymptomatic bacteriuria (urine tests performed by medical doctor may show an infection however the patient does not have bothersome urinary symptoms such as burning, frequency, pain). Treatement for patients with "dirty" urine tests that appear infected without symptoms is generally not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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