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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

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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Uti Or No i Hve Lo Bk Pain Wen Standing Along Period Of Time & Wen i Pee Look Like Blood Chunks In It & D/c Looks Orangy No Smell Itch Or Burn?

Uti Or No i Hve Lo Bk Pain Wen Standing Along Period Of Time & Wen i Pee Look Like Blood Chunks In It & D/c Looks Orangy No Smell Itch Or Burn?

See remark: If you witness "blood chunks", Are you sure this is not "female" issue.How are your periods.Does D/c means discharge ? from vagina? Please elaborate more so I may be able to help. I shall wait for your response ...Read more

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Help? I have had UTI for like 4 months now..?

Help? I have had UTI for like 4 months now..?

Needs 2B treated: With appropriate antibiotics ; should be properly evaluated. Need to find out why not responding to treatment, assuming u have received treatment already. Possibly the wrong antibiotic used. Infection can not cleared due to presence of an infected stone in kidney or bladder?, this would need 2b removed. Incomplete bladder emptying due to retention, bladder or urethral diverticulum? See urologist. ...Read more

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What causes you to have uti's frequently, like 4 in 3months?

What causes you to have uti's frequently, like 4 in 3months?

More susceptible: Once you get a UTI you are more likely to get one again for a while because the ability of the bladder to resist infection has been reduced by the infection. Make sure you are getting cultures done and treating your infections appropriately, stay hydrated, take cranberry (juice or capsule), void before and after sex, and wipe front to back to reduce your risks. ...Read more

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If I had a problem once, like uti, do I need to list that when applying for insurance?

If I had a problem once, like uti, do I need to list that when applying for insurance?

Unsure: I am not a fan of insurance companies. However, if you are applying for benefits, you should answer every question honestly. ...Read more

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What can cause me to feel like I have a UTI after sex?

What can cause me to feel like I have a UTI after sex?

? Full bladder: Also possible irritation of bladder base after prolonged intercourse. Could be from a vaginal ring, pessary or iud. Could be from partner with a very large penis. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a UTI or anything like that?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a UTI or anything like that?

See below: Symptoms of a UTI can include urinating frequently (sometimes small amounts), feeling like you have to urinate frequently, burning or discomfort with urinating. These symptoms can occur with other issues as well, however. A urine test (and culture) will help determine if you have a UTI. An evaluation by your doctor will help determine if something else is going on. ...Read more

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I have been getting UTI it feels like every time after sex and so painful what can I do is it something from my boyfriend ?

I have been getting UTI it feels like every time after sex and so painful what can I do is it something from my boyfriend ?

Maybe: First off is hygiene-- definitely urinate after sex. It helps prevent utis. Sometimes semen can change ph of vagina and make it easier to get uti. See your doc. You may need antibiotics. Sometimes people take them just on days they have sex. Talk to your doc about your options and to test for an actual uti. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

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