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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
30 years experience in Urogynecology
Not really: Increase fluids and follow symptoms. If not improved in a couple of days, call your doctor as a short course of antibiotics is usually curative very q ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Maybe STD?: UTI is rare in males your age. If you're having discharge from the penis, it's an STD: gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). If pa ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Do you mean the catheter is still in or after its removal? If after its removal, is it removed after short- or long-term catheter (
A 95-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Lots: Lots of good safe choices...Sulfa drugs, quinolones etc. See your doctor.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
Antibiotics: Antibiotics like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) but they require a prescription.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
UTIs versus STDs: I am unsure what you are asking, but there are numerous medications that can treat a urinary tract infection...All of which require a prescription. Bu ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience in Urology
No: Treatment for bladder cancer depends on the grade and stage of disease. Low grade, low stage disease is best treated with endoscopic resection of the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tahir Chauhdry
67 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clindamycin: Should be the next line of treatment.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Chinese medicine: Would be the best additional medical treatment. Do not stop any medicines you are on. Add the additional help and see how your body improves over time ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Complementary and / or alternative therapies can be very helpful in treating fibromyalgia. Diet, exercise, supplements, meditation, yoga, massage, acu ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
None: Sorry, no natural medicines reliably treat urinary tract infection. UTIs often clear on their own over 2-12 weeks, so if symptoms improve on a natural ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: The choice of medicine depends on the cause. Ceftriaxone is used to treat gonorrhea. Azithromycin or Doxycycline are used to treat chlamydia and som ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Depends: How high is your blood sugar? If greater than 200 , but you are less than 40 and not overweight you need to see a doctor. If you are overweight, ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Antianxiety herbs: Usually this medication is used for the treatment of anxiety. There are a number of herbal remedies which may help for this condition depending on th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No: I know you are hoping that the answer would be yes- but, no, there is no proven good alternatve medicine to treat acute leukemia. Acute leukemia is a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Exercise: Stress is normal. Do not become a "chemical coper". Exercise and relaxation techniques are far better for you than anti-anxiety medications.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Licker
48 years experience in Urology
Use of Bethanechol: It may work to treat retention, but it depends on the reason for urinary retention. It is not indicated if the inability ro void is due to BPH, howeve ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience in Dentistry
Medications: Many are treated with uti, after it is diagnosed by your doctor, with medications such as antibiotics. But it's important you get a proper diagnosis.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Mangold
13 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Colchicine: Colchicine is a very old medication that has always been the gold standard for treatment of acute gout attacks. Unfortunately it was recently re-pate ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: If you get seriously sick, the treatment you get is evidence based. You're not getting it because it's "conventional" or because of a cultural or powe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Prostatitis: There are chinese formulas for prostatitis but i've had a better clinical response from a western natural supplement formula called prostathera. This ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Do not know one: I doubt there is an effective alternative medicine for malabsorption.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No... unfortunately the only way is dilation or surgical repair
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Don't waste your $$: There are no herbal medicine that works. Cut down your tobacco, control your glucose and lose weight. Talk w/your doctor about any other medication. T ... Read More
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