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can your body fight off a uti

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Mcniff
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotics, : Antibiotics, when prescribed appropriately, are targeted to specific illnesses. They're actually targeted to specific bacteria that we know are respo ... Read More
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22 years experience Ophthalmology
Antibiotics : Antibiotics work against bacterial infection. They do not work against viral infection which your common cold is caused by. So, it is no suprise tha ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI: Most infections especially bacterial that cause UTI are not silent. You will feel symptoms. In general untreated infections are not the best thing for ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Uti : Urinary tract infections often present with a change in mental status in the elderly. Infections can cause a generalized -body inflammatory response w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O VAGINITIS V UT: SX May be a UTI VS Vaginitis the cause can be multifaceted you need full exam , UAC&S pelvic exam cultures/labs and STD SCREEN to determine diagno ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Uti: Generally speaking a urinary tract infection should not disrupt homeostasis unless overwhelming infection could develop sepsis and death.
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Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Needs diagnosis: Urinary symptoms can be very troubling. Usually a straight forward UTI (urinary tract infection) is to blame, but rarely there could be other causes. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
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Probably not a UTI: if repeated course of antibiotics have not relieved the symptoms then it may not be a UTI or there may be a reason why the infection is hard to treat. ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Need more info: Without more history and your medical records it is not possible to answer this clearly, but you may be experiencing sepsis with UTIs and sometimes se ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: I suggest baggy cotton undergarments that "breathe"

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