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how long does it take for a uti to go away

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
30 years experience Urogynecology
3 days: Most UTI symptoms resolve within 3 days after beginning antibiotic treatment. If symptoms of burning with urination, urinary frequency and urgency co ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Time of recovery will vary with the type of UTI (lower tract vs. Upper tract), the organism responsible, the appropriateness or lack thereof of the an ... Read More
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Varies with the organism, type of UTI (lower vs. Upper tract, etc.), the antibiotic employed, the immune status of the patient and a variety of other ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on...: Healing time for a first degree burn is usually < 1week. Healing time for a second degree burn may be up to 3 weeks.
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: With proper treatment should be doing much better within 1-2 weeks; 4 weeks tops.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
It may not!: The reason we treat urinary infections is because they don't easily resolve, and can lead to more serious infections, as well as damage to the urinary ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trushar Dungarani
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on the severity and treatment you are getting. Also if this is a recurrent issue, it may be more challenging.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
7-10 days: If you catch mumps, you will probably be ill for 7 - 10 days. May be more if you have complications?
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
1 to 2 weeks: Mild sunburns may resolve after 3 days. A 1st degree sunburn may take a week to go away. A 2nd degree sunburn (blistering) may take 2 weeks.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rolando Rivera
24 years experience Urology
Varicose veins: Varicoceles are a collection of varicose veins in the spermatic cord. They don't go away on their own, they just fluctuate in size depending on your l ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: The amount of time for a deep vein thrombosis to resorb varies tremendously, and some patients never fully do resorb their dvt. Thank you for your qu ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
2-3 weeks: With or without antibiotics.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Three weeks: Three weeks. Takes three months for sinus to get back to "Normal" provided not chronic or recurrent in nature. Also depends on allergies, irritants, m ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This is only answered by the etiology of the bronchitis. Viral bronchitis, the most common, usually resolves within 1-2 weeks, but there can be ongoi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience Family Medicine
NO care = longtime: Bursitis is about alignment of the hip and leg or arm/hand/elbow/shoulder. The best therapy is myofascial tissue release therapy is on a spectrum from ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: If you are having bloody urine during a UTI it may take several days for this to resolve because there has been damage to tissues which cause the blee ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
2-3 days: With appropriate treatment (correct antibiotic), symptoms of urinary tract infection should improve in 2-3 days. If your symptoms are not improving o ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
21 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
3 days: By 3 days a bladder infection should be gone. If it persists, you may be infected with a highly resistant organism, have a kidney stone, prostatitis, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Hematoma: The resolution time for a hematoma depends in its size and can take weeks.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sentef
38 years experience Family Medicine
Impetigo: With antibiotic treatment, impetigo starts resolving in 5 to 7 days. It is highly infectious.

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