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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria

Overview

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria is a condition in which considerable number of bacteria presents in the urine. In other words, it can be said that in condition specified count of bacteria remain presents in urine. Due to the presence of bacteria in the urine, a person experiences a number of symptoms. The condition affects more women than men. The condition occurs in very few people.


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Causes

The likelihood of the disease increases if a person suffers from following conditions:

 

  • Older age
  • Kidney transplant
  • Diabetes
  • Infected kidney stones
  • Vesicoureteral reflux in small children
  • Pregnancy

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Signs & Symptoms

As the name suggests, Asymptomatic Bacteriuria cause less or no symptoms. In rare cases, person experience symptoms such as, increased frequency of urination, urgency to urinate, burning during urination, etc.

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Prevention

There is no prevention of the condition.


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Treatments
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In many cases, treatment is not required because the bacteria do not show any life threatening result. Those patients who have undergone kidney transplant, pregnant women, children having Vesicoureteral reflux, etc are treated through medications. If those persons who are having long-term urinary catheters are treated by antibiotics, the treatment does not prove effective. In such condition, it becomes more difficult to treat bacteria and often patients encounter with yeast infection.

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