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Hemorrhagic Cystitis

Hemorrhagic Cystitis

Acute cystitis is irritation of the bladder. It is often caused by germs getting into the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The urethra is a tube at the bottom of the bladder. Urine flows out of this tube. The germs enter the urethra and then spread in the bladder. These germs may cause an infection in the bladder or urinary tract. This condition may also be caused by irritation from things like bubble baths, sanitary pads, sex, certain drugs, or certain foods. This condition is more common in women than men. It is also more common if you are pregnant.

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Acute Cystitis Discharge Instructions

About this topic

Acute cystitis is irritation of the bladder. It is often caused by germs getting into the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The urethra is a tube at the bottom of the bladder. Urine flows out of this tube. The germs enter the urethra and then spread in the bladder. These germs may cause an infection in the bladder or urinary tract. This condition may also be caused by irritation from things like bubble baths, sanitary pads, sex, certain drugs, or certain foods. This condition is more common in women than men. It is also more common if you are pregnant.

What drugs may be needed?

Help with pain or swelling,Help with the urge or need to pass urine often,Fight an infection

What changes to diet are needed?

Do not drink beer, wine, and mixed drinks (alcohol) or caffeine. These can bother the bladder.,Talk to your doctor about drinking cranberry juice or taking cranberry tablets.

What problems could happen?

Kidney infection,Blood stream infection or sepsis,Blood in the urine

When do I need to call the doctor?

Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.4°F (38°C) or higher, chills, pain with passing urine.,Signs are worse or do not get better within 24 hours of starting treatment,Blood in the urine,Very bad pain in the back, sides, or belly,You have discharge from your penis or vagina,Little urine or no urine at all,Signs return after treatment ends,You are not feeling better in 2 to 3 days or you are feeling worse

Body systems

Ambulatory Care,Emergency Medicine,Genitourinary

What are other common names?

Acute Bacterial Cystitis,Acute Bladder Infection,Acute UTI,Cystitis,Infectious Cystitis,Simple Cystitis,Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection,UTI, Acute

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This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. This is only a brief summary of general information. It does NOT include all information about conditions, illnesses, injuries, tests, procedures, treatments, therapies, discharge instructions or life-style choices that may apply to you. You must talk with your health care provider for complete information about your health and treatment options. This information should not be used to decide whether or not to accept your health care provider’s advice, instructions or recommendations. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to provide advice that is right for you.

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