Anatomy and Physiology - 232 extra credit assignment

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Unformatted text preview: Cammy Buren 11/22/09 Extra credit assignment for AP 233 A man with a urinary tract infection What are the causes of UTI in men? Urinary tract infection (UTI) is an overgrowth of bacteria in the urethra, bladder, kidneys, or prostate gland. It can last a long time and, if left untreated, can cause permanent damage. Men who have a catheter or tube placed in the bladder are more susceptible to infection Men with diabetes or any disease that suppresses the immune system are more prone to UTI Men with abnormalities of the urinary tract, such as kidney stones or an enlarged prostate (preventing the urine to drain from the bladder completely), are more prone to urinary infection How would he be evaluated for Prostatitis? The evaluation of prostatitis begins with a history and physical exam, including a rectal exam. Physical findings on rectal The evaluation of prostatitis begins with a history and physical exam, including a rectal exam....
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2011 for the course SCIENCE 232 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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