Conditions with symptom: 'cystitis'
I have cystitis and I had sex while I was fertile but it was with a condom. I am starting to worry that I'm pregnant because my period is 3 days late. Can cystitis delay your period?
I am 19 and I think I might have cystitis for the secound time I and getting all the same burning when I go to the loo but I am also getting very bad kidney pains at the same time, is this a common symtom with cystitis or should I consult my GP?
I keep getting cystitis and I get pain down both arms when I go to the toilet, blood in urine but test clear, does anyone else get pains down arms with cystitis. Sue
yes i get pains down my arms and that's why i ended up doing this search. it goes right up the middle of my body, down my arms and into my right hand, awfull! also went shaky and felt sick all the time. Can't stand cranberry juice but just saw the log saying i could buy tablets so i'm going to get some.
Im now 30 years old and i've suffered with cystitis on and off for many years, although i have periods were i can go without having a bout of it for a year or so it always comes back to get me! I also suffer from Chrons disease which i got when i was 16 and i am wondering if were i get alot of diarrhoea the bacteria from my bowl could set it off? The doctors give me antibiotics to clear the cystitis but were i have chrons it gives me very bad diarrhoea and makes me feel really poorly, so i have to stop taking it so the cysitis does not go.i've had blood tests and sent in many urine samples to the doctors but sometimes they come back with no infection showing so im at my wits end i've had it on and off since january and sometimes i suffer for 2 weeks at a time. Me and my partner are also now trying for a baby but sex does not seem to be my trigger, as im getting alot of cystitis for no reason and it wakes me in the night which is when it seems to start, we have now been trying for a baby for arround six months and still nothing, and due to the cystitis sex is most of the time off the cards. Im worried there is something wrong with me and im going to struggle getting pregnant, so if you can help with how i can get rid of this problem as i cant take antibiotics i would be much appreciative.
Hi, I have crohns as well, and to suffered regular uti's.......what medication are you on? Are you taking immune surpressants? I was and the dr advised me to take cranberry tablets, to try and avoid tampons....I took his advice and touch wood no uti's for a while
hi i visted my doctor with syptoms of cystitis but my urine sample was clear he gave me some medicene to take away the syptoms but it olneys last a hour and the syptoms are back if its not cystitis then what is it i do know its not an sti as i havent had sex dose any one know what it is please
I don't know what to do now, I am a recurrent sufferer of cystitis and I'm sick to the back teeth of it! It's been 5 nights now and nothing is working! I had a big bout of it last month whilst I was in hospital for appendicitis, they found I had a ruptured cyst on my ovary and once the cleared it I thought of never get cystitis again, how wrong was I :'( could it be ovarian cysts cause this? And what else can I do to help myself other than the usual, as its not working ?
I have suffer from Cystitis every time i have sexual intercourse. I have sorted this by going to my GP, giving urine samples and receiving anti-biotics as my cases have always been an extreme infection. It has come to the point now that i am too scared to have sex due to the fact i will get Cystitis. I have tried the tips such as showers, water etc and nothing seems to prevent it. I am already aware that your body can become prone to certain anti-biotics if used extensively as mine has. Is there any other advice you can share that can help us extreme cases?
You need to ask your GP for a supply of antibiotics (such as Nitrofruantoin 50mg) which you take 1 or 2 of immediately after sex. This form of "treatment" is known as prophylaxis. I also take a high strength cranberry capsule and some d-mannose powder to really keep the nasty bacteria at bay. Drink lots of water too and avoid tea, coffee, fizzy drink & wine at least for the day or two following sex.
use protection,or have a wee before and after sex
I am 17 and have had recurrent thrush and cystitis for two years now, my mum and I both suffer with it. I keep going to the doctors and they keep telling me the same thing "don't use soap, only wear cotton underwear, don't wear tight clothing" (which I am doing) and nothing is working! I take canestan tablets cream and anything thing else nearly once or twice every month, and sometimes it doesn't even work the first time so I have to buy more the next day! The amount of money I'm spending is insane. Cystitis I can control more but thrush is taking control of my life and I just want it sorted. Are there any tests they can do to find out why I keep having it so often?
I used to get cystitis very occasionally in my early/mid twenties and it was the classic burning, urgency etc. I used to be able to clear it with over the counter powders and only a few times did I need antibiotics. Now I get cystitis almost every time I have sex, but it's different. I don't get pain/burning, but really bad smelling urine with floaters that look like skin flakes in it and urgency. I can't clear it by myself and have to get antibiotics, though I'm allergic to trimethoprim. I'm concerned that I can't clear it by myself - is my immune system not working properly? and that the GP doesn't seem concerned with keeping dishing out antibiotics which I'm scared I'll become resistant to. What can I do?
I get a lot of water infections to lisa and thrush from the antibiotics so its just a vicious cycle for me I am also now resistant to trimethoprin and had a bad allergic reaction few years ago now to an antibiotic which has totaly put me off taken any really also get anxious while I have to take them but never finish the course as to scared I will have another reaction. I think they should be more to help us women in the way of not constantly handing out pills. Think we need to try lay off them and build up some good bacteria that will kill infection off. How did they manage before pills??? Hope your feeling better now Lisa.
I have been told I have cystitis but don't seem to have the same symptoms as those that other's have described. My experience of the condition started about 6 months ago when I noticed that whilst I was passing water more frequently, it didn't hurt, but the water was very oddly coloured. I then began to get horrendous lower back pain. The doctors haven't been very helpful- I have had 10 bouts in 6 months and I just get given a different set of antibiotics every time. I had an ultrasound, but everything came back clear. I just want to know what is going on with me, as it really hurts my back which then gives me headaches. I just want to be healthy and not taking antibiotics all the time. Does this still sound like cystitis or something different?
hi ive got a similar prob..it started off as cystitus every month between my periods ( with the pain) then i took anti de-pressants for about 4/5 months and it went completely i then took myself off the anti depressants and have had all the symptoms that u have without the pain in my belly, so maybe stress??..they scanned me too n said alls ok but wont do a smear testas apparently im too young at 24. i also have the pain in my back n pain with intercourse in my belly my mum suggested it could be endomitriosis as she has it so im gonna terrorise the doctors untill they give me answers..does anyone else have similar symptoms??
sounds like what i have .i got tests thye said i have a cyist on the kiddney
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