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I was just diagnosed as having a vaginal infection caused by e. Coli. I think i've had it for a year and a half. Could I have PID now?

I was just diagnosed as having a vaginal infection caused by e. Coli. I think i've had it for a year and a half. Could I have PID now?

Pelvic infection: While it's possible for e.Coli to cause pelvic inflammatory disease, it has to transmit up the vagina, then the cervix, then the uterus, and through the tubes, before you experience the pain associated with pid. If you're not in severe pain right now, you may just have a vaginal infection that needs to be treated. ...Read more

Dr. Marc Basson
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Escherichia Coli (Definition)

Escherichia coli is a type of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines of humans and animals. Most forms of the bacteria are harmless, but some strains may cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Most cases of infection are caused by contaminated raw vegetables ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of a vaginal E. Coli infection?

What are the symptoms of a vaginal E. Coli infection?

Can be none: Since E. coli can be part of the normal flora in the vagina, you can have it and have no symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a bladder infection and vaginal infection with e-coli, what can I do.... Had reactions to two of the meds. ?

I have a bladder infection and vaginal infection with e-coli, what can I do.... Had reactions to two of the meds. ?

Antibiotics: There are numerous classes of antibiotics available to treat UTI depending upon the sensitivity of the offending organism and the history of allergic reactions. Your doctor can usually find alternatives and if not, desensitization may a possible alternative. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Just found out i've had an e. Coli vaginal infection for a 1 1/2 years. Been running fever for months and WBC elevated . What could be going in?

Chronic vaginitis: It appears that you have a chronic vaginal infection caused by the e coli germ which was probably caused by contamination with stool.Antibiotics and proper wiping technique from front to back should be very helpful. ...Read more

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Can e-coli lay dormant and then suddenly cause kidney infections?

Can e-coli lay dormant and then suddenly cause kidney infections?

No: E. Coli is commonly found around the external urinary openings but it does not lay dormant. It will actively infect when it can. Infections may appear suddenly. ...Read more

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Got a 3rd urinary tract infection and e coli is cause again. Why?

Got a 3rd urinary tract infection and e coli is cause again. Why?

RU prone?, same UTI?: Most utis r from e.Coli, most common bowel organism. Was original UTI treated with an appropriate (ie sensitive) antibiotic? If not, it's same infection. If new utis: need to empty bladder after sex, use cotton & no thong underwear. Shower rather than bathe, avoid constipation & separate thighs widely with urination. Consume lots of water and void regularly. Consider cranberry juice, tabs/gelcaps. ...Read more

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Explain cause of dormant e-coli and recurring infections. I have recurrent kidney stones as well. ?

Explain cause of dormant e-coli and recurring infections.  I have recurrent kidney stones as well.  ?

Impossible to tell: I think that you should obtain advice from your treating clinician on this matter. It's difficult to discern the root cause of your problems without more info. ...Read more

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What cause a kidney infection from the strep bacteria? Everytine i get one it's always caused by the strep bacteria never e. Coli

Pyelonephritis: If you're having recurring infections of your kidney ( as opposed to bladder infections ), you should see a urologist for evaluation. This is not normal. ...Read more

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Kidney infection caused by e coli, taking cipro (ciprofloxacin). I still have the UTI problems, and awful headches. almost done taking my cipro (ciprofloxacin). ?

Kidney infection caused by e coli, taking cipro (ciprofloxacin). I still have the UTI problems, and awful headches. almost done taking my cipro (ciprofloxacin). ?

Reevaluation: See your doctor again to be re-evaluated. You need to make sure that the kidney infection has cleared completely. Generalized headaches are common when you are sick from other causes, especially if you are headache-prone. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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