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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Bladder Infection Causes: Your Doc? Your Sex Partner?

In ancient times they didn’t have antibiotics, so how did those women get buy without taking antibiotics. Women rarely got infections and should someone actually contract an infection their own immune system couldn't fight, well yes, that wasn't good if an infection became systemic it was fatal. Actually mostly the infections do not become systemic, thus then as now women can resolve on their own, and thus many women in ancient times often lived to ripe old ages, with healthy bladders and sexual lives. Now it has become so common to treat complaints with antibiotics, as woman may get so many antibiotics for so may things. For a woman who receives so many antibiotics, it's more likely that your immune system cannot fight off infection, and thus common infections, such as a urinary tract infection (UTI) can recur. WE want to keep our eye on this as often the most rational use of antibiotics is to not use an antibiotic.
The Infectious Disease Society ofAmerica states that women can be harmed by such screening as it leads to over use of antibiotics and more bladder infections. There are other reasons for UTI's to become chronic. Sex has always been one of the common causes of UTI, if your symptoms of the infection are more than 48 hours after sex, it probably wasn't the sex. It might be the partner you have picked, new sex is even more likely to be a cause of infection than having sex with that same guy (or gal). Spermicidal use is another modern cause of chronic urinary tract infections. And then here's an odd modern medicine cause of chronic infections: living long. More women living past the age of menopause, and getting bladder infections because they have low estrogen. If none of these are causing your chronic infections then other causes can be explored: holding your urine too long, dietary causes, pelvic anatomy causes. If you have bladder infections too frequently, see your gyno, it's probably time to gab about it.

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