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I keep having UTI every month. Could this be bad ?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

Multiple, recurrent uti's can lead to kidney disease, even kidney failure.
Must be evaluated by urologist. Could be a problem, in ascending order from where the urine leaves the body, with the urethra, the urinary bladder, the kidneys. Your age, I am presuming u r female, is an important factor. Some women have a bout of cystitis / UTI after sex. There are effective ways of rx. See a gyn and a uro.

In brief: Yes.

Multiple, recurrent uti's can lead to kidney disease, even kidney failure.
Must be evaluated by urologist. Could be a problem, in ascending order from where the urine leaves the body, with the urethra, the urinary bladder, the kidneys. Your age, I am presuming u r female, is an important factor. Some women have a bout of cystitis / UTI after sex. There are effective ways of rx. See a gyn and a uro.
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree

In brief: More annoying than

Utis with only burning on urination and malodor is more annoying than anything else.
Utis with back pain or fever need to be checked out. Reduce risk of utis by spreading thighs widely when you urinate. Also worth while urinating after sex plus taking Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) 100mg if necessary. You may have cystitis cystica, a chronic bladder condition. Best to discuss this with your md or do.

In brief: More annoying than

Utis with only burning on urination and malodor is more annoying than anything else.
Utis with back pain or fever need to be checked out. Reduce risk of utis by spreading thighs widely when you urinate. Also worth while urinating after sex plus taking Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) 100mg if necessary. You may have cystitis cystica, a chronic bladder condition. Best to discuss this with your md or do.
Dr. George Klauber
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