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Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Stone Disease - Special Situations

A. RENAL TRANSPLANTATION
Urinary stones associated with renal transplantation are rare. Perirenal nerves are severed at the time of renal harvesting. Classic renal colic is not found in these patients.

The patients usually are admitted with the presumptive diagnosis of graft rejection. Only after appropriate radiographic and ultrasonic evaluation is the… Urinary Stone Disease - Special Situations   



Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy

A urinary tract infection (UTI), also called bladder infection, is a bacterial inflammation in the urinary tract. Pregnant women are at increased risk for UTI’s starting in week 6 through week 24.

Why are UTI’s more common during pregnancy?
UTI’s are more common during pregnancy because of changes in the urinary tract. The… Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy   



Urinary tract infections during pregnancy - causes and how to avoid them

A Urinary Tract Infection (also called a UTI for short) is an infection of the body’s system involved in excreting urine.  This can take place in the kidneys, the ureter the bladder or the urethra.  Most often this occurs in the urethra and bladder.

A UTI is an infection in the urinary tract. Infections… Urinary tract infections during pregnancy - causes and how to avoid them   



Urinary tract infections during pregnancy

What is a urinary tract infection?
When you hear the phrase “urinary tract infection” or its acronym, UTI, you’re likely to think of a bladder infection and its accompanying symptoms ­– such as a frequent urge to urinate and a burning sensation when you do. This condition, also called cystitis, is fairly common… Urinary tract infections during pregnancy   



Stinky urine may signal bladder infection in kids

Your child’s stinky urine may be more than just unpleasant: A new study suggests kids with terrible smelling urine should be checked for a urinary tract infection.

According to researchers, only a handful of studies have looked at stinky urine and whether it was a symptom of a urinary tract infection (UTI), but the… Stinky urine may signal bladder infection in kids   



Loyola study debunks common myth that urine is sterile

Researchers have determined that bacteria are present in the bladders of some healthy women, which discredits the common belief that normal urine is sterile. These findings were published in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Microbiology by researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM).“Docve been trained to believe that… Loyola study debunks common myth that urine is sterile   



Cranberry juice ‘not effective’ against cystitis

Research at a Scottish university has questioned the effectiveness of cranberry juice in protecting women against a painful bladder infection.

Cranberry juice is said to alleviate cystitis, a stinging inflammation of the bladder usually caused by a urinary tract infection (UTI).

The University of Stirling reviewed 24 studies involving 4,473 participants.

It said the… Cranberry juice ‘not effective’ against cystitis   



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