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Can a bladder infection or UTI cause frequent visits 2 the br?

Definitely. Urinary frequency is one of the two most common symptoms associated with a UTI. However, you have diabetes & either high sugar content in urine or diabetic neuropathy can result in urinary frequency. 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...

I suffer from recurrent uti. I have fibroids in my uterus that cause pressure. Can this be a reason for continuous bladder infections?

Absolutely. The fibroid pressure on your bladder is making it almost impossible to completely empty your bladder when voiding. Residual urine is one of the chief causes of recurrent urinary tract infections. As a noted tip: Empty your bladder before and as soon as convenient after intercourse to help prevent infections. Read more...
Not usually. Uterine fibroids are not usually associated with recurrent uti's unless they interfere with urination and contribute to incomplete emptying of your bladder, urinary retention; identification of the bacteria that cause each episode of UTI , the selection of the appropriate antibiotics the bacterias are sensitive to and perhaps the advice of a urologist on "long term suppression" may be of value . Read more...

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...

Why do I keep getting bladder infections/uti's?

Frequent UTI's. People with recurrent uti's need to be evaluated by a urologist (u) to see if they have an obstruction of their urinary outflow tract. A renal ultrasound will be done first. If that does not give the answer of why you have these frequent uti's, other tests will be ordered. Your u can give you the a diagnosis and a treatment plan to resolve your problem. Good luck. Read more...