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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Nephrology consult: you may have a reflux or other anomalies in your urinary tract--see a nephrologist
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Dr. Mihaela Marin
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonization?: Women have higher risk for UTI than men, due to short urethra. You can decrease your risk by making sure you are well hydrated, wash properly after a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Esbl infections are typically only responsive to IV antibiotics like Invanz (ertapenem) - you will likely need to get an IV catheter such as a picc li ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely not: These colony counts are very low and do not indicate significant infection. Do not treat.
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A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Go 4 culture: At this point, i'd definitely obtain a culture of urine prior to deciding on the antibiotic choice. If your e.Colt has not cleared after 3 antibiotic ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
It depends: Many antiobiotics (including cipro) need to have the dosing adjsuted based on kidney function. Your doctor will be able to determine the best antibio ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is OK: Bacteria have to be sensitive to the antibiotic used or the medication will be ineffective. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) will be fine if the bacteria are sen ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashok Sonnad
Specializes in Family Medicine
Management of uti: You need culture and sensitivity of urine. Also need CBC, Electrolytes. You also may cystis. The treatment is effedctively is after C&S of urine. ... Read More
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor again...: 92 years old is old. When a 92 year old gets weak or confused, the cause can be anything and also any combination of things. At 92, weakness and confu ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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See MD: See MD get ear exam and repeat urine dip if you have symptoms. Full medical history and exam. You definitely need an ear exam. Good luck.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Common: E coli is a very common cause of an infection in the bladder. Typical origin is from the GI tract.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: If clean uncontaminated specimen examined and shows e.Coli, there is infection. Urine should not contain bacteria.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: I assume you have had a renal ultrasound and your post-void urine residual measured. If these are normal try prophylaxtic antibiotics. Trimethoprim/ ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Look for cause: Her docs need to look for the cause of her recurrent utis. I would also suggest being evaluated by a chinese medicine practitioner or homeopath as the ... Read More
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