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Urine produced by the kidneys passes down the ureters and is stored in the urinary bladder until it is voided through the urethra ... Infection most commonly involves the lower urinary tract which includes the bladder (cystitis) and urethra (urethritis) ... UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) typically is caused by bacteria entering the bladder through the urethra ... Infection spreading up to the kidneys (pyelonephritis) can be a serious problem … View thread »

I had a urinary tract infection, and it was diagnosed as coagulase-negative Staphylococci ... You are having recurrent or persistent urinary infection ... You need to repeat a urine culture after retracting the foreskin and taking midstream sample ...  The infection came back within seven days … View thread »

Recurrent urinary tract infections are common in post and perimenopausal women ... Application of an estrogen ointment around the urinary meatus can also be highly helpful … View thread »

So, flushing out the bacteria is very important in preventing urinary tract infection ... The most common symptoms of urinary tract infection are burning sensation, pain while urination, urge to use washroom more often, lower abdominal pain and fever ... The most UTIs are caused due to bacteria sticking to the wall of the bladder where they can cause infectionView thread »

It looks like an upper urinary tract infection ... Are these all symptoms of a kidney infectionView thread »

Your baby has proven UTI - urinary tract infection with Klebsiella and is Colistin sensitive and unfortunately not responding ... The reason for persistent urine infection may be underlying anatomical defects (the reflux), resistance to Colistin or involvement of upper urinary tract (kidneys) ... But, her infection is not clearing and is going up and down … View thread »

When some bacteria enter the urinary bladder through natural urinary passage (urethra), they are usually washed away ... The whole urinary system needs to be continuously bathed in water ... However, if the bacteria are virulent or the natural defenses are weak, then they can multiply and stick to the bladder wall, causing an infectionView thread »

UTI - urinary tract infection caused by Klebsiella takes longer to get treated ... Recurrent UTI could be due to kidney stones, diabetes, dehydration, involvement of upper urinary tract, frequent sexual encounters, etc ... Antibiotics will surely clear your infectionView thread »

It is a urinary tract infection, mostly cystitis ... First, you should get urine routine and microscopy test done to confirm the infectionView thread »

During pregnancy, women encounter hormonal and valvular changes causing urinary reflux, urinary stasis, and increased pressure on the urinary bladder because of the increased size of the uterus ... Urinary Stones and Diabetes: Urinary stones and diabetes also predispose to urinary infections ... The moisture from their sweat causes the yeast normally present in the vaginal flora to multiply in large amounts causing an infectionView thread »

 

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