If fecal matter gets into the urinary tract of an adult female causing bladder infections why is the same not true of female infants?

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Can a female get a bladder infection from her boyfriend if he has it?

NO, NO, NO....bladder infections are not contagious! Yeast infections are. I was very prone to bladder infections, so I talked to my doctor about it. Although they are not contagious, which means you can't pass it on, it may be painful or uncomfortable. I would suggest you not have any sexual interc (MORE)

Can a female give a male a urinary tract infection through unprotected sexual intercourse?

Yes, two such examples are STDs, such as syphilis and gonorrhea. Just to clarify, syphilis and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted infections, but are not the cause of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women. A typical UTI in the female is caused by the bacteria know as e. coli, which is commonly (MORE)

Can too many urinary tract infections cause infertility?

In males, it seems possible since the sperm cells pass through theurinary tract. As they are cells can be infected by bacterial orother micro-pathogens to become sterile and ineffective infertility of the ovum. A more likely cause for infertility would beorgan damage, and the testes are quite a ways (MORE)

What causes urinary tract infections?

Urinary tract infections is commonly caused by bacteria that enterthe urinary tract through the urethra and begin to multiply in thebladder. The infection can be treated with Chinese herbal medicinenamed diuretic and anti-inflammatory pill safely and effectively.

What are the causes of a urinary tract infection?

The most common causes of an UTI (urinary tract infection) in children are: 1. an uncircumcised penis 2. poor hygiene 3. anatomical anomalies within the urinary tract. Essentially, bacteria from the anal area find their way into the urethra and subsequently make their way into the bladder (cystitis) (MORE)

Can antibiotics cause a Urinary Tract Infection?

Antibiotics, of course, kill bacteria. Taking them would actually kill any infection in the urinary tract, not cause it, however, since urine flushes out toxins and waste from your body, you still could get inflammation in your urinary tract, therefore causing the same irritation as an UTI. You may (MORE)

Can urinary tract infection cause dementia in older women?

Much to our surprise, my mother in-law experienced this very thing. She was exhibiting increasing confusion, depression and erratic behavior for about a month. It culminated in her beating the windshield of my car with a shovel one morning, and she said that she didn't know why. We of course took he (MORE)

How does urinary tract infection cause delirium?

The real answer is we don't know. That being said, there is a lot of speculation that the inflammatory response causes a release of inflammatory mediators such as cytokines which cause a dissociation in neurotransmitters, presumably affecting the hippocampus. . Fluid and electrolyte abnormalities (MORE)

Does sperm cause urinary tract infections?

I am not a physician and if you are experiencing any pain or other symptoms in the urinary tract you must get to you physician right away; urinary tract infections can be serious. As a non-physician, I will offer the opinion that sperm in and of itself is not dirty or diseased, unless there are othe (MORE)

Can NuvaRing cause urinary tract infection?

No, but occasionally a woman will feel a urinary discomfort if the ring presses against her urethra. If you are experiencing frequent discomfort, get a urine culture (not just a dipstick test) to confirm infection. If it's negative, perhaps Nuva Ring is causing discomfort and you need talk with your (MORE)

Can a urinary tract infection interfere with getting pregnant?

First, the infection itself shouldn't interfere with conception unless you're in such poor health with it that you can't have sexual intercourse!. If you already have a urinary infection and are taking antibiotics, there's a theoretical possiblility of interference, but I wouldn't count on it.. In (MORE)

Can urinary tract infection cause upper urinary tract?

Yes, lower urinary infections in the bladder can travel upwards tobecome a much more serious kidney infection, known aspyelonephritis. While you can kill inflammation by using Diuretic anti-inflammatorypill .You will be OK in a short time.

Can a urinary tract infection cause nausea?

Oh god, yes. I have recently had a spout of UTIs where the ONLY symptoms were chronic nausea and fatigue. You should absolutely see your doctor if you suspect a UTI...the sooner you get help the sooner you can stop feeling miserable!

Can an STD cause urinary tract infections?

UTIs are not caused from STDs, but some UTIs (chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and herpes) can cause symptoms similar to those of UTI. if you are at risk for sexually transmissible infections, ask your health care provider to test you as appropriate. chlamydia

Does hydrochlorot cause urinary tract infections?

Some people who take hydrochlorothiazide have reported urinarytract infections as a side affect. This side affect has beenreported by those who have osteoporosis, high blood pressure,multiple sclerosis, and chronic pain.

Why are urinary tract infections more common in females than males?

Urinary tract infections are more common in females because the female urinary tract is much closer to the outer layers of the skin than would be in a male. The UTI is close to the vagina and rectum making it more susceptible to infection caused by waste excreted from the body. Student Nurse

What would cause a 7 year old female to have bladder infections?

I believe that the cause for a 7 year old female to have a bladder infection is because she probably isn't wiping herself properly. I see a lot of little kids wiping themselves starting from their anal to their vagina. Therefore bacteria is near and enters the vagina which causes a bladder infection (MORE)

What organism causes urinary tract infections?

Around 75% of UTIs in women are caused be E Coli, an organism naturally found in the lower intestines. When introduced to the female urinary tract, E Coli's finds a hospitable spot breed and grow.

What can cause Urinary Tract Infection?

1. Bacterial infection. 2.Fungal infection. 3.viral infections 4. unhygenic use in unclean liquids/water are the main causes. There are many causes 1. fungal infection, which can be contracted by having sex with a women of who has fungal infection. 2. Bacterial infection caused by bad hygeine. 3. (MORE)

Can an urinary tract infection cause a seizure?

Yes, this is more common on people that already have a seizure disorder such as epilepsy. Repeated infections can lower the seizure threshold. Also, antibiotics used to treat UTIs, especially fluoroquinolones, can increase seizure activity in epileptics. Fevers are sometimes present with UTIs, and f (MORE)

What causes urinary tract infections in cats?

Cats usually contracts urinary infections from not drinking enough water and the urine becomes too concentrated. This can occur if the cat is fed only dry food, as cats have evolved to derive water from its prey/food, so will not often drink from a bowl like a dog readily does. Pet cats, like their (MORE)

Can a tooth infection cause a urinary tract infection?

I have been suffering from infected tooth for 2 months ,been on antibiotic on and off (full course) now for the last 10 days the tooth infection came back and for the past 3 days i started feeling UTI. I think UTI is caused by the tooth infection specially that i have low white blood cells since lon (MORE)

Can eating popcorn shrimp cause a urinary tract infection?

Answer:YES A (UTI) can occur from seafood in two ways. 1...From Vibrio parahaemolyticus - halophilic, facultative anerobic, rod bacterium that causes a food-borne illness known as seafood poisoning. Usually transmitted through eating raw or undercooked seafood such as shrimp,oysters,clams,scallops (MORE)

Can a urinary tract infections cause pressure in rectum?

Urinary tract infection usually causes frequency and burning sensation on urination. It can cause discomfort in the rectum if the bladder is full and not emptying properly. In fact one of the causes of infection can be large volume of residual urine due to incomplete emptying of the bladder which ca (MORE)

Can sinus infection cause urinary tract infection?

I think the chronic cough makes your diaphragm press on your bladder causing you to feel like you might need to urinate. Which in turn makes you squeeze whatever muscle that helps you hold your urine in because you don't want to urinate in your pants and that can cause a UTI. I just came home from t (MORE)