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how do they test for a urinary tract infection with your period?

I think I may have one but started my period today.. Is there a way for them to test for a uti?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:34 AM on Feb. 15, 2010 in Health

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  • use a tampon so your urine won't be contaminated

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 9:38 AM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • Go to CVS, Walgreens or Walmart and get you a box of AZO that is good for UTI. Hope you feel better OH and drink lots of water to help you flush out the bad GL

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 9:43 AM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • I had mine and just peed in a cup. They tested the urine. They knew the trace of blood was from my period.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:47 AM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • You take baby wipes and clean good then pee in cup. Because of my kidneys I became a pro at this so has my DD She has been peeing in a cup since she was 4. The first time was funny the Dr came in the room with DD's report and told me there was no drugs in my system and I was not pregnant. I laughed and told the Dr thanks now does my DD have an infection? They did the wrong test on DD's pee cup! When The DR relized that it was for a 4 yr old he laughed and apploigized

    Answer by MOTHERBEAR6 at 9:57 AM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • Just tell them you are on your period so they know there might be a little blood in your sample. It won't affect the test.

    Answer by jessradtke at 3:13 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

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