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can I treat a uti without antibiotics

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
As follows: Macrobid, septra cipro (ciprofloxacin).
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Some anecdotal...: Some have claim for years that cranberry juice could help fight a UTI due to changes in your bladder tissue that do not allow bacteria to grow as they ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not successfully: Antibiotics are needed to treat a true urinary tract infection. These are caused by bacteria and the bacteria must be killed. Home remedies such as cr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Clinic exam!: Because antibiotics must be prescribed by a physician for a UTI you will have to be examined at a medical clinic. A doctors prescription is needed for ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Don't know what you mean by "has not cleared up", but if you really have a persistent UTI you may have upper tract infection, an organism that was res ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
C&S test: You need urine culture and sensitivity test for the antibiotic.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Bugs came back: Ask your doctor to try to do a culture and sensitivity study since may have a uncommon bacteria or one resistant to antibiotics. Also consider if ther ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
Check culture: If you have a sense of voiding right after urinating it is a sign that the bladder is irritated. It is important to make sure that the urine culture t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Most UTIs in females are uncomplicated, for which a 3-day course is usually sufficient, but for those with recurrence so-called honey-moon cystitis, ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Ward
44 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible but unusual: A short course of days to one week should not, but it could. Any missed period could mean pregnancy so get checked.

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