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how long should you take bactrim for a 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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Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience Pharmacology
Call now: Bactrim is an antibiotic, and while it does not directly relieve pain, the pain should resolve as Bactrim starts clearing the bacteria causing the UTI ... Read More
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Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience Gynecology
UTI: You probably don't need to have another urine culture done as long as your symptoms have resolved. If you continue to have symptoms, then you should a ... Read More
A 45-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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
A good chance...: Like any other antibiotic, frequent use will create resistance and become ineffective. If you have not used that before, the chance of it working is g ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe, maybe not: Your question is unclear. If prescribed by a health professional for either of these conditions, take it as directed. If not, contact a doctor for per ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Generally speaking, nitrofurantoin is still a good time-tested antibiotics for uncomplicated urine tract infection although it has been used for dec ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Just continue with: next dose normally and make sure you don't miss anymore doses

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