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Cystitis due to sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXX here
User :   sorry disc ?
Doctor :   i guess you faced some technical issue , and we are sorry regarding this
User :   ok no prob
User :   ?
Doctor :   GOING by your initial complaints of pain, have you been examined or any investigations done ?
User :   no
Doctor :   have your symptoms improved or remained the same ?
User :   sympoms of wha?
Doctor :   symptoms of pain ?
User :   reduced now alot
Doctor :   have you taken any medications for that ?
User :   no
User :   only ponstan once
Doctor :   I would advice you to take tylenol or advil if ponstan does not work
User :   why it started ???
Doctor :   Do u have any other symptoms other than pain ?
User :   like ..?
Doctor :   It could be due to a infection in the urine or spread via blood
Doctor :   symptoms like nausea, reduced appetite, vomiting, blood in urine or stool?
User :   noo
Doctor :   In that case, it needs to be diagnosed by blood tests and physical examination to know the cause of the problem
User :   it can be because of sex ?
Doctor :   yes, sexual intercourse can also cause cystitis
Doctor :   as infective bacteria can be propelled into the urethra during intercourse
User :   then...?
Doctor :   ascending infection then can cause cystitis , and symptoms of pain, etc
Doctor :   this can be confirmed by doing a urinalysis and urine culture
Doctor :   and specific antibiotics for 3-5 days can be taken to treeat the infection
User :   shld i go for med or wait as pain is reducing
User :   day by day
Doctor :   if u wait the chances of pain coming back due to recurrance of infection is high
Doctor :   to prevent re infection, taking a course of antibiotics for 3-5 days will help
Doctor :   once treated, chances of re infection are less
User :   ok
User :   why it infected ?
Doctor :   You mean to ask , why you got infected in the first place ?
Doctor :   the vagina and perineum are in contact with bacteria from the intestines
Doctor :   and hence the area is full of bacteria
Doctor :   intercourse can lead to infection, as the bacteria is pushed into the urinary tract and infection results
User :   but this time i happened as pain
Doctor :   pain is an important sign of infection
User :   yes pain stared during that
Doctor :   so that was the cause of infection
Doctor :   now you can see your doctor, get the tests done and start antibiotic therapy for a few days
Doctor :   this willl reduce the pain and the infection
Doctor :   have u followed my advice ?
User :   yes but have no doc
User :   and no sex ill that course ?
Doctor :   you mean ,you dont have a doctor ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   in that case, you can choose to wait and see for the infection to reduce
Doctor :   and once everything is right, then you can resume regular activity
User :   ???
Doctor :   also drink lots of fluiid, to wash out the infection
User :   what is meaning of resume ??
Doctor :   to resume = start again
User :   ?
Doctor :   Do u have any medical question ?
User :   that was the problem started to me on sunday night
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   As u had asked earlier ,Dr XXXXX will be available in about 20 minutes, if you wish you can chat with him
User :   at that it was sever even without urine it was pain....
Doctor :   Did it start after having sexual intercourse ?
User :   yes same morning
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   So u find the vagina to be sore ?
User :   sore ..?
Doctor :   painful ?
User :   yes i was
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   In that case, follow the steps i mention here
Doctor :   1. take some ibuprofen ( advil for the pain and to reduce the inflammation
User :   can it be because of psition or way ..?
Doctor :   use icepacks to reduce the inflamammation
Doctor :   what do u mean by position?
Doctor :   you mean sexual position and angle of penetration?
User :   yes
Doctor :   yes , passionnate sexual intercourse, with different positions can cause this sort of problems
Doctor :   use ibuprofen , icepacks for the pain
User :   o i c
User :   ok
Doctor :   and then use K Y jelly when u have pain in the vagina , or while having intercourse
Doctor :   lack of lubrication can also cause such issues
User :   K Y jelly ?????
Doctor :   K Y jelly is a lubircant , water based and will reduce the pain while having sex and make it more enjoyable
User :   :)
User :   okk
Doctor :   I hope i have answered your questions
User :   no matter then how you do it ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   anyway, anytime, - no problems for the future
User :   well will seee as tried these ....first time .
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you will definitely have good effects after now
User :   and that was the first time felt that much pain.
Doctor :   and will feel better
Doctor :   Do u have any other medical query ?
User :   can i get preg like this ?
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   to avoid pregnancy use protection ,
Doctor :   or monthy oral pills for contraception
User :   or protections means condoms ?
Doctor :   yes , protection means condoms , diaphragms, etc to avoid pregnancies
User :   how much it is unsafe without condoms and how much safe ?
Doctor :   condoms are safe to avoid pregnancy , bu tu need to use them every time , u have intercourse
Doctor :   being on pill helps much, and u dont need a condom while on oral pills
User :   pills are better than ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   definitely
User :   how can i check it ....asi had sex on weekend everytime without condom
Doctor :   you can do urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy
User :   my periods started today even then i shld test ?
Doctor :   no not needed if u had ur periods now
Doctor :   you can start the oral pill from the first day of your period
User :   but one of my friend had periods but she found that she was preg after third month
Doctor :   its very rare , and possible that she did not have takne the meds regularly
User :   meds ??
Doctor :   i mean tthe oral pills
User :   she was nt on oral pills
User :   but she did sex three months later she found she is preg ,,,, possible ?
Doctor :   yes thats possible, as she might have had sex much before as well , to have conception some time before than she remembers
Doctor :   more histpory is needed before i can comment on your friends conception and pregnancy
User :   ??
Doctor :   ** history
Doctor :   Do u have any other questions ?
User :   i asked it
User :   she had sex ...after three months she found she is preg is it possible as she had periods aswell
Doctor :   THE answer for the last question is yes
Doctor :   she may not have had full periods
Doctor :   she may have had spotting due to other issues
Doctor :   and that could have been considered as periods by her
User :   and is that also normal as she was forced to do sex ...she was not discharged ......but still got preg ?
Doctor :   yes , that spossible
User :   she didnt do it willingly
Doctor :   any intercourse, without protection can cause pregnancy
Doctor :   i hope i have answered your questions
User :   no matter girl is dicharged or not ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   thats right
User :   is that pregnancy successful
Doctor :   yes
User :   or chances of misscarriage
Doctor :   no
User :   ok
User :   so i shld take medications
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   thats right
User :   i shld be once
User :   or everytime
Doctor :   every day regularly
Doctor :   u shoud take them
Doctor :   i guess u have moved out of the page
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   byt for now
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