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Urine Infection in Pregnancy, Pregnant Water Infection Symptoms

Side view of female genitals and cross-section diagram of urinary tractUrine infection is common in pregnancy. If it is not treated some infections may progress to cause a serious kidney infection. Treatment is with a medicine called an antibiotic. The aim is to cure the infection, and also to prevent possible complications.

Understanding the urinary tract

There are two kidneys, one on each side of the tummy (abdomen). They make urine which drains down tubes called ureters into the bladder. Urine is stored in the bladder. It is passed out through a tube (the urethra) which carries urine from the bladder when we go to the toilet.

What is a urine infection and what are the symptoms?

A urine infection is caused by germs (bacteria) that get into your urine. This may cause:

  • Asymptomatic bacteriuria. This is where bacteria are found in your urine, but are not causing any symptoms.
  • Bladder infection (cystitis). This is common in both pregnant and non-pregnant women. Typical symptoms are pain when you pass urine, and passing urine more often. You may also have other symptoms such as pain in your lower tummy (abdomen), blood in your urine, and a high temperature (fever).
  • . This is uncommon, but may occur as a complication from cystitis or asymptomatic bacteriuria. Symptoms may include pain in your loin (the side of the abdomen over your kidney), fever, feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting) and/or diarrhoea, and blood in your urine. You may also have symptoms of cystitis. Not all the symptoms may develop. Sometimes a kidney infection can just cause vague symptoms such as feeling generally unwell.

What causes a urine infection?

Most urine infections are caused by germs (bacteria) that come from your own bowel. They cause no harm in your bowel but can cause infection if they get into other parts of your body. Some bacteria lie around your back passage (anus) after you pass a stool (faeces). These bacteria can sometimes travel to your urethra and into your bladder. Some bacteria thrive in urine and multiply quickly to cause infection.

Women are more prone to urine infections than men, as their urethra (the tube from the bladder that passes out urine) is shorter and opens nearer the anus. Pregnant women are also more prone to urine infections than non-pregnant women. This is partly due to the hormonal changes of pregnancy that affect the urinary tract and tend to slow down the flow of urine.

Can a urine infection affect my pregnancy?

If you have a kidney infection when you are pregnant, you can feel very unwell. But it may also cause problems such as early labour and/or a small baby. A kidney infection is uncommon but may develop as a complication from a bladder infection (cystitis) or from a urine infection. There may be no symptoms at first (asymptomatic bacteriuria).

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Blood in urine i have an antibiotic

by dez-z

I won't repeat the story i posted from last night, but my puppy mill momma rescue has blood in her urine also. she had her pups apparently six weeks ago, so i'm guessing urinary tract infection, and more probably a uterine infection. no i'm not a vet but as i said last night, they aren't around today so i'm triaging the best i can until monday.
please note: i have plenty of clindamycin liquid on hand so i will administer that. i have to try something, and this antibiotic is strong and better than waiting for the exact diagnosis.
if it gets worse i will try calling a vet at home

Urine tests vs blood tests.. need advice.

by whenisthisgoingtoend

I'm male, I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a shemale about four months ago. I partook in topping this person (insertion), and received oral sex unprotected. I've been freaked out for months, got tested for gonnorhea and chlaymdia after 1 1/2 weeks, negative. Tested negative for syphillis after one month, tested negative for herpes after six weeks, tested negative for HIV after 10 weeks. However, all this time I've had what I thought was a urinary tract infection, then it went away, now it's resurfaced and I'm almost positive it's chlaymdia.
Anyway, the symptoms I've been having are pains around the abdomen, sore joints, but I haven't been feverish, and no rashes

Could be ongoing urinary infection needing meds

by petfo_lurker

At minimum a urinalysis should get done to diagnose actual issue.
Most people cannot capture a clean catch (uncontaminated sample) of urine from a cat, especially a female. Best to have vet or vet techs do it. From that they can decide which is the right antibiotic for the exact problem.
While there would be a good time to have a blood test too, especially if no health exam has been done on her in a long time. There's other digestive and metabolic problems that can spark those symptoms, that a blood test may reveal.

Several options for cat urinating

by kbvanna

While the room mate is away, or preparing to leave, you may want to confine the cat to a bathroom area with a litter box and food and water so that she has less options on where to urinate and if she does, she does it on a floor that is easily cleaned. I would continue to try to get a urine sample to make sure of what you are dealing with exactly. You also can get pheromone diffusers and put them in the house, often they help cats with anxieties. I actually have a cat that we put on prozac during stressful situations because she will start urinating blood - but no infection. Just stress related

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