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I get UTI and or bladder infections often. Any solutions?

See below. Sometimes sexual activity in women will precipitate a bladder infection(honeymoon cystitis). Incompletely emptying the bladder when voiding can lead to recurrent infections. In many there is no recognized cause. Long term antibiotic prophylaxis is used in some patients with frequent recurrences. The antibiotics commonly used for prophylaxis are septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and norfloxacin. Read more...
Frequent UTI's. You need to see a urologist and be evaluated for some obstruction of your urinary tract that is predisposing you to these uti. You will need a renal ultrasound, and possibly an ivp to see if you have an anatomical problem. If you are a woman, go to the bathroom and urinate after sex. Once you see a urologist, you may have an answer to your question and a solution to your problem. Read more...

I have burning really bad. Anyone have any experience with utis or bladder infections, what to do?

May have uti. Burning on urination may be associated with a urinary tract infection. Other sx may include frequency, urgency , low back pain, blood in the urine or fever, . Read more...

Can men have biofilm bladder infections that don't show up on traditional uti tests?

Yes, ... The bacteria-protecting biofilm formation is demonstrated in tissue electromicroscopic examination, not with traditional urinalysis, and postulated to be key difficulty in eradicating bacteria hiding inside biofilm. Some research to eradicate germs inside biofilm has been under its way, but still far from practical use. Again, modify something modifiable without our current control now.... Read more...

Would frequent utis (bladder infections) be caused by an std?

Almost never. Men with scarred/restricted urethra due to past STD can be susceptible to recurrent UTI, a rare complication these days. Recurrent bladder infections in women have nothing to do with past or current STD. However, in some women sex often triggers UTI, by "massaging" bacteria into the urethra. See your doctor; this is often preventable with low dose antibiotic taken after sex or 1-2 times a week. Read more...