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How to treat a uti

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
UTI: Your doctor will still likely prescribe antibiotics but will make careful choice of same.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
The same way: UTI’s are treated the same way during the pregnancy. Keep good hydration and let your OB-Gyn doc know about your symptoms so that they can coordinate. ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Bleeding: It is not uncommon to have blood present in a urinary tract infection. The treatment for blood in the urine in the setting of an infection is to trea ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
It : It sounds like the medicine she is taking is working. As she continues to heal, the buring sensation and frequent urinations (which are symptoms of th ... Read More
Dr. Todd Skiles
31 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: Have your mother see her doctor to identify the organism causing the UTI so that the infection can be treated with an appropriate antibiotic.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
UTI RX AT HOME: You should drink plenty of fluids including cranbury juice and most of the time it will flush out an infection as long the infection is uncomplicated ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics: Symptoms of a urinary tract infection include frequency (having to go all the time), urgency (having to go right now) and burning. First you need to s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Thenatural way to cure a UTI isto take a natural antibiotic to which the infecting bacteria is susceptible. 3-5 days treatment will cure a bladder in ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Urinary tract infec.: UTI means urinary tract infection. An infection in the bladder, urethra, ureter, or kidney is a UTI because those parts of one's body are parts of her ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
I prefer: bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS for UTI
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several choices: Sulfonamides (bactrim, septra) and flouroquinalones (cipro) are good choices. Fyi- up to 90% of people who carry a diagnosis of penicillin allergy ar ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: the urinary organs (lower or upper tract) involved and sensitivity of the bacteria that is causing the infection. Vancomycin is an antibiotic that is ... Read More

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