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Question: I have to use the bathroom every hour and have stomachaches. Also have a little itch in the vagina.

Answer: Hello,

The symptoms you mention are common with a urinary tract infection (UTI). Symptoms of a UTI include:

- Pain in the abdomen and lower back
- Burning feeling when urinating
- Frequent need to urinate
- Cloudy urine
- Strong urine odor
- Blood in the urine

A doctor usually needs obtains an urine culture to determine what type of bacteria is causing the infection and how to treat it.