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what causes bladder infections and what are the symptoms?

A: bladder infection is also called a urinary Tract infection (UTI) by most medical people, so if you hear both names, don''t get scared or confused. It''s a bacterial infection that affects any part of the urinary Tract. Although urine contains a variety of fluids. salts, and waste products, it normally does not have bacteria in it. When bacteria get into the bladder and multiply in the urine, it causes a urinary Tract infection. The most common type of UTI is a bladder infection, which is also often called cystitis. Cystitis literally means an inflammation of the bladder. The other kind of UTI is a kidney infection, which is also known as pyelonephritis. This kind of infection can be serious, but if treated quickly the


what causes kidney Disease in Children?

A: A wide range of factors from genetics to poison can cause kidney disease in children. The causes and resulting treatments vary depending on whether the patient is experiencing acute or chronic kidney disease or kidney failure. Long-term kidney disease can develop from unresolved acute kidney problems, however, so something that causes a short-term problem can eventually lead to chronic kidney disease. Bacterial infections are a leading cause of acute kidney disease in children, while genetics often play a role in chronic kidney diseases. Other...


what causes bladder infections and whats rhe cure?

A: in women or men? for women it might be a lack of water in there diet, also if you wipe from the anus toward the vaginal area you can get a bladder infection. also if you hold your urine too long it can cause an infection. sometimes it is also sexually trasmitted. putting your little pecker in dirty holes too much sex or painful sex, being dehydrated, drinking too much alcohol. Best thing to prevent it is drink cranberry juice as it lines the bladder preventing bacteria from sticking. But to get rid of it if you had it cranberry juice will also help and loads of water and antibiotics. Speaking from a womans viewpoint. There can be a number of factors, if you dont go to the toilet often enough this can cause bacteria to multiply and cause an infection. Bladder infections can be dangerous if...


what causes yeast infection ?

A: There are several causes,even nylons my doctor says. There are many causes of yeast infections. Here''s a website that talks about causes: http://www.msu.edu/~eisthen/yeast/causes.html lotion,tight pants,panties that are not cotton,diffrent soaps,http://www.medicinenet.com/yeast_vaginitis/article.htm Canidida albicans is a yeast like fungus which is often found in the mouth, vagina, and intestinal tract; it is a normal inhabitant of humans that usually does not cause any adverse effects. Canidida of the mouth is known as thrush and is often found in infants and people with a variety of health conditions. When canidida is found in the vagina it is known as yeast infection or monilial...


what causes kidney Disease in Diabetics?

A: The immediate cause of kidney disease in diabetics is high blood sugar, which damages structures inside the kidneys and forces them to work harder. This leads to a decline in kidney function. Diabetes also tends to increase the risk of high blood pressure, and this can contribute to the development of kidney disease or can make it worse. Problems with the kidneys in diabetic patients are known as diabetic nephropathy or diabetic kidney disease (DKD).. In patients with diabetes, the ability to regulate blood sugar is impaired. Patients can maintain stable levels with the use of dietary measures, exercise, and medications. If they fail to do...


what causes kidney stones?

A: There are certain disease processes that predispose some people to kidney stones. And with these dieases, it''s not because they aren''t drinking enough fluids. The name of the disease processes have slipped my mind....Sorry. It is a Calcium deposit. I have heard of them forming a lot in people who drink Mountain Dew excessively, i dont know why but it does seem to cause them. Drink mostly water and it might help. if you eat too much protein and dont drink water. i think it is caused by Calcium buildup It cause by excess Calcium or certain minerala in diet also intake of excess uric acid,certain meds, vit.c or vit D.Also from a diet of fruits & vegetables high in oxalate. To prevent from kidney stones increase fluid intake(drink 8...


what causes bladder infection?

A: When bacteria get into the bladder and multiply in the urine, it causes a urinary tract infection or bladder infection. Bladder infection or urinary tract infection From the Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/urinary-tract-infection/DS00286/DSECTION=3 From the US National Institutes of Health: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/utiadult/ From a Google search: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&rlz=1B2GGGL_enUS176&q=urinary+tract+infection+more:causes_risk_factors&cx=disease_for_patients&sa=N&oi=cooptsr&resnum=0&ct=col2&cd=2 From a health forums search engine:...


what causes kidney Failure in humans?

A: Disease Years of poor diet (toxins, high fat, sugary foods) Age (after a while, our bodies just wear out) Genetics too much toxins in the body resulting to imbalance of body fluids.. well, you can also get that from too much drinking of medicines which are harmful to the kidneys.. There are a few things that can cause kidney Failure in humans. First and far most you have to rule out any diseases you may have, then there is the fact of being over weight or your liver being enlarged. Also diabetis is one of the leading causes in your kidney''s shutting down, and the other one is infection. Hope this can help, only know these things because of my friends mom who is having a treatment for her...


My wife wants to know what causes kidney stones and how can she avoid having more, as she has suffered great pain with them in the past.

A: The kidney acts to filter the blood, and removes excess water and wastes. If these wastes become too concentrated, or altered in some way, they can precipitate out and form a crystal that slowly grows into a stone. Once the stone has formed, one of three things can happen to it. Most stones are flushed down the tube that leads to the bladder from the kidney (the ureter) and are passed out of the body with the urine while still microscopic in size. These cause no trouble at all, and you do not know that they have been present. A small number of stones may slowly and steadily grow in size until they are the size of a grape, or even a ping-pong ball. These big stones may completely fill the urine collection chamber of the


what causes kidney Back Pain?

A: Urinary tract infections, kidney infections.kidney stones...
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