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What Are The Symptoms Of Urine Infection
Do not ignore: Urine infection in pregnancy is more common and more likely cause serious problems. Symptoms are going frequently (also normal in pregnancy) but look for a change, going urgently, pain with urination. Bad smell, blood in urine, tenderness in the lower abdomen. Fever and kidney pain are signs it has gone to the kidney and caused more serious infection. Get care earlier than if not pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Without Rx, Yes: A urinary tract infection may start in the bladder but can ascend to the kidney causing pyelonephritis. Once the kidney is involved, then the infection can spread to the bloodstream causing generalized sepsis, which in turn can cause "septic shock" and death without antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
UTI in men: Standard urinary tract infection (UTI) is rare in men, although the risk is higher with aging (largely due to prostate problems) or in those with anatomic abnormalities of the urinary tract, previous surgery, catheter, etc. In younger men without these risk factors, STDs like chlamydia, gonorrhea, or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) cause most infections of the lower urinary tract. ...Read more
Could orchitis lead to a possible urine infection? If so what are the symptoms I should be on lookout for?
My pre cum sometimes has a slight yellow tint when dry upon close inspection. Is this infection or normal due to urine, etc? No other symptoms
Not a reliable symp.: Some people equate smelly urine an infection- inferred because "the smell must be the result of byproducts of bacterial activity in the urine". However, please remember that a patient must have symptoms of a urinary infection to secure the diagnosis- if the patient is asymptomatic, then the smell is likely because of a dietary byproduct or a a substance that is excreted in the urine. ...Read more
If you have blood in your urine visible when I pee and no pain no other symptoms what could it be urine test showed moderate blood no infection?
See below: Blood in urine may be due to kidney stones, tumor in the kidney or urinary bladder and infections. Bleeding disorder may also present as blood in urine. You may consult this site for more information, but it would be prudent to consult your doctor. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/blood-in-urine/basics/causes/con-20032338 ...Read more
Is it normal to have trace of leukocytes in urine? I saw my test results and was told I did not have a bladder infection but I feel some symptoms that lead me to believe I do.
Blood in urine: Blood in urine is called hematuria. If you can see it, it is macroscopic hematuria meaning larger amount of blood than if u had microscopic hematuria. If infection has been ruled out by proper culture, which can not be assumed always, other causes of inflammation like growth, stones, drugs and other renal diseases need to be ruled out. ...Read more
I am experiencing UTI symptoms but the doctor didn't see an infection in my urine. What could it be?
If I am demonstrating UTI / kidney infection symptoms, but my urine test came back negative, what's goin on?
Check other things: It could be a UTI that isn't growing out. Sometimes this happens if a person takes an antibiotic before culture. It could also be something else. It could be inflammatory or malignant or just vaginal irritation. See your doc to check it out. Www. Peedoc. Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more
I feel pain right kidney before passing urine, after passing urine I feel relief. Is it kidney infection symptoms?
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
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
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