A Guide For Women With Urinary Tract ...

A Guide For Women With Urinary Tract Problems: A Seat On The Ai...

There are 3 comments on the Medical News Today story from Sep 5, 2006, titled A Guide For Women With Urinary Tract Problems: A Seat On The Ai.... In it, Medical News Today reports that:

Main Category: Urology / Nephrology News Article Date: 05 Sep 2006 - 0:00am printer friendly view opinions Many women are more familiar than they want to be with the public toilet in their community.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Medical News Today.


Humble, TX

#1 Sep 9, 2006
One major reason for the apparent recurrence of UTI's is that it was not completely treated. Three major ways exist for that to be.
One is that people take antibiotics incompletely. To eradicate the organism(s) in the UTI ten to fourteen days are required. People take the antibx for about three days, feel better and quit.

Another reason is that the report from the lab can mislead treatment. The lab will say to the Physician no significant growth of organisms meaning less than five colonies seen up till now. But what is more accurate is to say how many of what few colonies are seen and what organism(s) is present. For example, two colonies of Klebsiella sp. in a midstream urine culture requires treatment. That organism is not normal flora there.
But by saying no significant growth, treatment is derailed until the person becomes very acutely ill like in pyelonephritis with hyydronephrosis etc.

The third common way is fo the physician to do no urinalysis and culture-sensitivity and prescribe any old antibx which suppresses the infection temporarily.
Over time chronic interstial cystitis can take hold which is just an ongoing, nasty inflammation causing pain, frequency and increasing susceptibility to infection.

Three things women can do to greatly reduce their risk of UTI and chronic cystitis are use berries in their diet, urinate after sex and void usrin despite urge every two to four hours. Two hours if you have already had a few UTI's

San Jose, CA

#2 May 25, 2013
Urinary tract problems like infections may also cause certain damage to the kidneys that may eventually affect its function or even lead to chronic kidney disease. It's best to practice preventative ways that may help reduce a person's chance of getting recurrent UTI's, kidney infections, and probably more serious problems like kidney disease. For people concerned and interested, there are added posts at http://evelynhayse.wordpress.com/2013/04/20/s... about kidney-related problems.

Stockton-on-tees, UK

#3 Oct 27, 2013
Hi completly unsure if im doing this right . Im hoping to speak to someone about internal cystitis

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Selden Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Ralphs Fishing Station (Sep '17) 17 min Capt Frank 55
Les Jardins, Coram NY (Feb '10) May 18 anonymous 17
News New $64M project to start in Sayville May 18 Islip Resident 1
For biological parents who relinquished children. (May '17) May 17 joan 4
News Sayville food pantry waiting on Islip Town to m... May 16 JosHgotbands 83
Memories Of Old Ronkonkoma (Jul '09) May 16 Ronsky 138
Leah desimini May 15 Gunner 1

Selden Jobs

Personal Finance

Selden Mortgages