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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
May need antibiotic: Partially treated UTI means the bacteria are not completely eliminated. In some instance, the body is able to take care of the rest--eliminate the res ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to tell: Why were you partially treated? Did you develop some side effects or allergic reaction? You could be switched to another antibiotic. The risk of parti ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
None: after effective treatment....if it persists, both bladder and kidney disease must be evaluated.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you do not have any symptoms there may not be a need to re do the culture. If it needs to be repeated, one to two weeks after stopping the antibio ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
UTI: It sounds like you may still have symptoms of a UTI (urinary tract infection), which can include frequency, burning, foul odor, lower abdominal pain, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Burning: If recently treated for uti, then a fungal infection likely.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
1-2 weeks...: If uti-causing bacteria are sensitive to antibiotic used, irritative voiding symptoms will improve within 2-3 days after taking it. Meanwhile, our bod ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Urethra: sounds like you're having primarily symptoms associated with irritation of your urethra. A common cause for this after a course of antibiotics would b ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Varies.: The length of time it takes to clear a urinary tract infection depends on the burden of the infection & how quickly appropriate antibiotics are starte ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
UTI: Usually treated for 5-7 days. Symptoms abate in 2-3 days usually.
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