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how long do I need to take bactrim for uti

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Resistant germs: If you are not getting better from these antibiotics, I would worry about the germ being 'resistant'. This is an increasingly common problem these day ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If increasing pain: or fever, get seen soonest. If getting better, wait it out for another day. See your doctor or urgent care if getting worse.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
No prob: Try to get as close to every 12 hours from now on. Let's just say that that slightly early dose was a booster...
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Most UTIs in females are uncomplicated and only requires a course of antibiotics for 3-5 days if the involved bug is sensitive to its use. If not gett ... Read More
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Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
No set time: Midol is an analgesic, antihistamine, and mild diuretic combination. There's no reason to take it or not take it prior to a urinalysis.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May not work: There are many causes of cervicitis and antibiotics are not the appropriate treatment for all types of cervicitis. See this site for more information ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No rule about that: You can have sex again immediately after treating the uti. Be sure to drink lots of water, and try to urinate before and after sex to flush out any b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Depends on what the medication was prescribed to treat. Speak to your physician for clarification.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
Start right away: Regular flora are killed right away but how much depends on how broad spectrum the antibiotic is and for how long.Eat yogurt every day and take additi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
UTI: Usually 2-3 days the symptoms should get better.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
24-48 Hours: It should start to give some reselt in about above time.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
All depends on what: you are looking for. Antibiotics (against-life-things, i.e. poisons to micro-organisms which most humans tolerate well) do not alter most blood test v ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
As long as it takes!: Acid reflux tends to be a chronic problem. I typically recommend patients continue with treatment as long as their symptoms persist. There are some do ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
1-2 days: However in addition to the antibiotics, a steroid creme placed topically will reduce the inflamation, and its symptoms of burning, pain, swelling and ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
3 days: Check out http://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/p771.html for the definition of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI) and various antibiotic regime ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: on which antibiotic, tetracycline antibiotics are the ones most affected by this interaction.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
CAN TAKE TOGETHER: They can be taken together as there is no drug interaction
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Slow growth: Tb is different from other bacteria in that it grows very slowly. That's why antibiotics have to be in the body in a sustained fashion to kill every s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
You do not need: to wait . Follow the instructions on the label of the medications bottles.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Lyme: Elisa test to determine if you're infected, if +, a Western Blot to confirm. I don't think Lyme endemic in Chile.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms should be : Be gone and infection should be gone if it was designed to take for 3 days if u still have sxs please see your doc as it could have been resistant to ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Drug interaction: 30 year old gentleman with question about taking amoxicillin while taking doxycycline. Please contact your prescribing physician. There is a drug inte ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Ureaplasma therapy: This is a complex issue because of the development of resistance of some strains which has now been reported. The standard would be one 250mg dose of ... Read More

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