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Yes they can be related.
Bladder infection will cause both these symptoms.
Hence, you should get urine analysis to rule out infection.
Is there anything I do for it at home? Before I visit my doc.
yes drink plenty of fluids.
Also cranberry juice may be helpful.
Does this usually go away on its own or will I need antibiotics for medication to treat this?
if you have infection, then you will need antibiotic.
mild infection may not need to be treated.
But severe infection will need treatment.
Ok it will be a few days before I get an appointment, unless I can be seen sooner, Is there out for especially symptom wise?
sorry let me re-write that
Ok it will be a few days before I get an appointment, unless I can be seen sooner, Is there anything to out for, especially symptom wise.
you should look out for severe burning during urination, fever, blood in the urine.
ok. thank you very much for the information. much appreciated.
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