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does cefotaxime help with urinary tract infections in children

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Usually not: Most organisms causing urinary infections do not respond to penicillin. There are other antibiotics that are effective, depending to the bacteria inv ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Urinary tract infections aren't usually caused by bacteria that can be treated by penicillin.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
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Not likely: Promethazine is a drug for nausea. It would not be helpful treating a UTI - unless the antibiotic treatment was making you nauseated.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Uva Ursi: Once abnormal bacteria have established in the urinary system, the best remedy is oral antibiotics. Home preventatives may include increasing water i ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
UTI: short distance from anus , vagina and feces to uretheral orifice. I would go to wikipedia for more details and discuss with you Dr. As your reasons ma ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: Urinary infection can develop within a day of a precipitating event, like intercourse, or instrumentation.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't let is: fester or develop into complications. Get UTI treated.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/urinary-tract-infections-in-teens-and-adults-topic-overview Please visit this web address for information as it is ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fluids: Drink enough water and urinate after intercourse. If symptoms continue, see your doctor it may not be a uti.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
None proven: However, in elderly women cranberry juice showed promise in preventing urinary tract infection but not in treating it. Better think in terms of preven ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Only if septic: Urinary tract infections may complicate with sepsis or septicemia which may affect the brain function and cause delirium.

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