Urinary Tract Infections

Can You Get Pregnant With a UTI?

Given that almost half of all women will get a UTI at some stage in life and may experience them 30x more frequently than men, gaining a better understanding of urinary tract infections and their potential impact on your life is vital.  For women of childbearing age, the big question is “can you get pregnant… Continue reading Can You Get Pregnant With a UTI?

Jessica Guht Nov. 17, 2022

Can You Get Pregnant With a UTI?
Urinary Tract Infections

UTI While Breastfeeding: Is It Safe? Treatment & Prevention!

Breastfeeding is often an incredibly intense, difficult thing to do. It can simultaneously give you amazing bonding time with your baby and cause you exhaustion, pain, and a feeling of being all touched out. The majority of infants are breastfed for at least some time, with over half still being breastfed at six months. One… Continue reading UTI While Breastfeeding: Is It Safe? Treatment & Prevention!

Jessica Guht Nov. 17, 2022

UTI While Breastfeeding: Is It Safe? Treatment & Prevention!
Women's Health

Pink Discharge: Everything You Should Know!

While vaginal discharge is a natural secretion of the vagina, it can be concerning when it strays from its normal color. One type of discharge that can cause concern is pink discharge, which occurs when a small amount of blood mixes with vaginal discharge, turning it pink. Most cases of pink discharge can be attributed… Continue reading Pink Discharge: Everything You Should Know!

Jessica Guht Sep. 30, 2022

Pink Discharge: Everything You Should Know!
Women's Health

Watery Discharge Feels Like I Peed Myself

The vagina does a great job of cleaning and lubricating itself. However, in some cases, it produces a watery discharge that makes it feel as though you peed yourself, leaving you in an uncomfortable position. Despite the odd feeling, vaginal discharge is entirely normal and is not usually a cause for concern, although certain precautions… Continue reading Watery Discharge Feels Like I Peed Myself

Jessica Guht Sep. 29, 2022

Watery Discharge Feels Like I Peed Myself
Urinary Tract Infections

Can a UTI Delay Your Period?

While a period brings along a week of cramps and other unpleasant symptoms, it is still an important aspect of a woman’s monthly cycle, and its absence may signal that something is wrong. A urinary tract infection (UTI), an infection that affects the urinary tract, does not impact a woman’s menstrual cycle. While the stress… Continue reading Can a UTI Delay Your Period?

Jessica Guht Sep. 20, 2022

Can a UTI Delay Your Period?
Urinary Tract Infections

Can a UTI Cause a Miscarriage?

When pregnant, women take great care to look after their body and ensure that it is in optimal health to support the growing fetus. However, some infections that are minor in non-pregnant women can be a source of stress in those growing a child. UTIs are one type of infection common during pregnancy. Despite this,… Continue reading Can a UTI Cause a Miscarriage?

Jessica Guht Sep. 19, 2022

Can a UTI Cause a Miscarriage?
Urinary Tract Infections

Can Tampons Cause a UTI?

The choice of which menstrual product to use when you’re on your period is a very personal one. You might prefer pads or tampons, or perhaps you even like to use a menstrual cup or period panties. Whichever you prefer, being informed about each option helps you to make the right choice for your body… Continue reading Can Tampons Cause a UTI?

Jessica Guht Jul. 28, 2022

Can Tampons Cause a UTI?
Women's Health

Bruised Cervix: What Does It Feel Like and How to Treat It?

The cervix is the lower, narrower end of the uterus that forms the canal between the vagina and uterus. While the cervix is located inside the body, it can become bruised, specifically with deep penetrative sex that is too vigorous. Having a bruised cervix can be painful, often causing cramping and an aching sensation deep… Continue reading Bruised Cervix: What Does It Feel Like and How to Treat It?

Jessica Guht Jul. 27, 2022

Bruised Cervix: What Does It Feel Like and How to Treat It?
Women's Health

Stabbing Pain When Pooping During Period?

Have you ever experienced a pain or sensation and thought “do other people get this” but you are too embarrassed to ask? You are not alone. There are many medical subjects that some people like to keep private such as menstrual periods, bowel movements, sex, and more.  There is nothing wrong with being modest and… Continue reading Stabbing Pain When Pooping During Period?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 22, 2022

Stabbing Pain When Pooping During Period?
Urinary Tract Infections

Does a UTI Cause Itching?

While urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common and can present various symptoms, they typically do not cause itching. Instead, itching in the vaginal area is often associated with other conditions such as vaginitis, yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis, or STDs. Itching can also be a symptom of skin irritation or an allergic reaction to certain hygiene… Continue reading Does a UTI Cause Itching?

Jessica Guht Jul. 09, 2022

Does a UTI Cause Itching?