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STD
DOCTOR
SINGAPORE™
    Urinary Tract Infection
STD DOCTOR SINGAPORE™
Within 3 days after unprotected sex, stop HIV infection with Post-Exposure Prophylaxis treatment 10 days after unprotected sex, detect HIV infection with the DNA test 28 days after unprotected sex, accurately detect HIV infection with the 20 minute rapid test
Full & comprehensive sexually transmitted disease testing
Males: do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving
Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating

Urinary Tract Infection | STD DOCTOR SINGAPORE™

Summary

Urinary Tract Infection | STD DOCTOR SINGAPORE™ @stddoctorsingapore_com: Urinary tract infection, Singapore. Private & confidential service.

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STD DOCTOR SINGAPORE™
168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Singapore 460168
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
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Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7 pm to 11 pm
Public Holidays: Closed
Last registration: one hour before closing time.
Walk-in clinic. Appointments not required.
Bring NRIC, Work Pass or Passport for registration.

Description

Table of Contents

Urinary tract infection (UTI) and corresponding inflammatory conditions:
  • In men, it is rare. But when it happens in sexually active men, it is frequently caused by STD.
  • In women, it is frequently caused by Escherichia coli originating from the anus.
Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra. The most common symptom is dysuria (painful urination), followed by urethral discharge / genital discharge. For treatment purposes, it is classified in two categories: In the UK, Non-specific urethritis (NSU) may be used to mean that either gonorrhoea alone, or both gonorrhoea and chlamydia has been ruled out.

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder.

Lower UTI symptoms are

UTI treatment is usually with antibiotics like trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline Event / Available resources
HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception
(females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) STD vaccine:
- Hepatitis vaccine
- HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV prevention
HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) treatment
- Stop HIV infection after exposure.
STD testing
If STD symptoms appear, then do STD treatment.
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.
Emergency contraception
(females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA PCR test
1 month 20 minute SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo HIV rapid test:
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
3 months 20 minute OraQuick® HIV rapid test:
- Oral saliva or
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
Full & comprehensive STD testing
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.

References


Latest News

In mice, vaccine stops urinary tract infections linked to catheters
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0100 | EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health
(Washington University School of Medicine) The most common type of hospital-associated infection may be preventable with a vaccine, new research in mice suggests. The experimental vaccine, developed by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, prevented urinary tract infections associated with catheters, the tubes used in hospitals and other care facilities to drain urine from a patient's bladder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

UCLA physicians now available via LiveHealth Online
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:12:31 +0100 | UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences
Doctors from UCLA Health System will be available on your smartphone, tablet or laptop beginning this week through LiveHealth Online, a telehealth solution for business travelers, busy parents, students away at college or anybody else who needs non-emergency medical attention when their own doctors are not available.

Ten‐year follow up after laparoscopic suture rectopexy for full‐thickness rectal prolapse
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Colorectal Disease
ConclusionLaparoscopic suture rectopexy led to few complications, a recurrence rate of 20%, improved continence and quality of life with no worsening of constipation at 10 years. (Source: Colorectal Disease)

Regional Variation in Urinary Catheter Use and Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection: Results from a National Collaborative
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:33:32 +0100 | Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol Latest Issue
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Volume 35, Issue S3, Page S99-S106, October 2014. (Source: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol Latest Issue)

Tigecycline in treatment of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacillus urinary tract infections: a systematic review
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Conclusions

Clonal spread of highly successful ST15-CTX-M-15 Klebsiella pneumoniae in companion animals and horses
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Conclusions

The efficacy of non-carbapenem antibiotics for the treatment of community-onset acute pyelonephritis due to extended-spectrum {beta}-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Conclusions

Impact of a computerized decision support system on compliance with guidelines on antibiotics prescribed for urinary tract infections in emergency departments: a multicentre prospective before-and-after controlled interventional study
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Conclusions

Favourable outcome in the treatment of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae urinary tract infection with high-dose tigecycline
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
(Source: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy)

Renal and bladder ultrasound is important but yields incomplete screening for genitourinary abnormalities in young children with urinary tract infection
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Evidence-Based Medicine
Commentary on: Nelson CP, Johnson EK, Logvinenko T, et al.. Ultrasound as a screening test for genitourinary anomalies in children with UTI. Pediatrics 2014;133:e394–403. Context The American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for a young child with a febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) state that renal and bladder ultrasound (RBUS) should be performed and, if abnormal, then a voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) should be performed. The purpose of this study was to determine the positive and negative predictive value of RBUS for vesicoureteral reflux in children aged 2-24 months with their first febrile UTI. Methods With institutional review board approval, records of patients who underwent RBUS and VCUG on the same day over a 5-year period were reviewed. Children younger than 5&nbs...