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Why do I get more than 5 UTI a year?

Why do I get more than 5 UTI a year?

Several reasons: Urinary tract infections in women are more likely to occur with tight clothing, wiping from back to front, taking baths vs. Showers, and sexual activity. Consult with your family doctor, internist or urologist to see if something else is occurring. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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Why i keep on getting flu too often more than 5 times a year?

Why i keep on getting flu too often more than 5 times a year?

Exam: Have exam and blood testing to check your immune system. Did you actually have formal influenza testing or only think you had "the flu" , not just recurring colds? ...Read more

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Why am i peeing more than usual? I do not have any symptoms of a UTI but i'm just peeing more than i used to.

Why am i peeing more than usual? I do not have any symptoms of a UTI but i'm just peeing more than i used to.

See below: Many things cause polyuria or excess urination.- excessive fluid intake or polydipsia, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, diabetes incipidus, diuretic drug intake, tea or caffeine intake, various kidney problems. ...Read more

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What do you I need to do ? I want to have sex more than one time a night , but I can't . However I can masterbute more than 2 time a night ?

What do you I need to do ? I want to have sex more than one time a night , but I can't . However I can masterbute more than 2 time a night ?

For you are normal..: How and what you have sexually behaved could be very well normal, unique, & fitting for you at this time of your life & health state. To properly address your concerns could easily go beyond a 400-letter space. To help how to deal with your current concerns, please take time & patience to peruse articles listed in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html & http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html. ...Read more

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Why do I have to have my eyes dilated more than once a year

Why do I have to have my eyes dilated more than once a year

Pathology?: The american academy of ophthalmology recommends yearly dilated exam after age 40. If you have some kind of retinal pathology then your eye doctor may need to dilate more often than this. Better ask them. ...Read more

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Why do I get nauseated when doing a project for more than a hour?

Why do I get nauseated when doing a project for more than a hour?

Nausea: Thanks for the question. But what do you mean by a project? Are you spray painting. or breathing glue or what? ...Read more

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Why do I have hemmeroid for more than 3 months?

Why do I have hemmeroid for more than 3 months?

Common: Hemorrhoids are veins that can persist ; worsen with bowel straining and constipation. They will persist unless treated. See a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I'm a 20 years old female , I get sleepy very often even though I have enough sleep (more than 8 hours ), may I know why and what can I do?

I'm a 20 years old female , I get sleepy very often even though I have enough sleep (more than 8 hours ), may I know why and what can I do?

? sleep disorder: Daytime sleepiness can be due to narcolepsy, or nitetime sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movements, if you have a sleep disorder. In some patients, the sleepy sensation may be associated with fatigue, or exhaustion, and this could be seen with anemias, thyroid problems, and even depression. This should be evaluated, as all of these problems can be fixed. ...Read more

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If I have watery stool for more than 2 days, do I have to get a rectal examination?

If I have watery stool for more than 2 days, do I have to get a rectal examination?

NO: If you have fever, severe diarrhea or bloody diarrhea then you might. If you just have some watery diarrhea and it's only been 2 days I doubt the doctor would need to do one. ...Read more

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My UTI is gone(also not having diabetes) . But still i urinate more than 20 times a do. That makes me so upset. I cant go outdoor because of it. Help!

My UTI is gone(also not having diabetes) .
But still i urinate more than 20 times a do.
That makes me so upset.
I cant go outdoor because of it.
Help!

See answer: I would recommend you see a urologist for proper evaluation to determine the cause of your urinary frequency. If exam and urine tests are normal and bladder scan reveals that you empty your bladder well, I would suspect "interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome" as the possible cause of your symptoms, and a condition that is commonly misdiagnosed and treated as recurrent UTIs. ...Read more

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I am a 70 year old female, very fit, but I cannot get above 1200 on the spirometer. Is that ok?, or do I need to consider doing more often than once a

I am a 70 year old female, very fit, but I cannot get above 1200 on the spirometer. Is that ok?, or do I need to consider doing more often than once a

Normal?: The lung function test is dependent on height (gender, age , ethnicity as well) and thus if you were a short person, this may be a normal value. Although you can improve your exercise tolerance and endurance with exercise, there is no way to increase one's total lung capacity (however reversal of obesity would improve the lung capacity). ...Read more

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What do you recommend me to do, i didn't get my period for more than 6 months?

What do you recommend me to do, i didn't get my period for more than 6 months?

Anovulation: This kind of bleeding occurs when someone is not ovulating. Schedule a visit with your doctor and ask to be tested for polycystic ovarian syndrome. Birth control pills would likely regulate your cycle. ...Read more

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I've had a severe backache for more than a week now. Why should I do to get rid of it. Have used ice hot but not helped too long. Thanks.

I've had a severe backache for more than a week now. Why should I do to get rid of it. Have used ice hot but not helped too long. Thanks.

Back Pain: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (be careful to avoid getting burned), massage, manipulation/ alignment ; acupuncture are some of those. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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