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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
E. Coli: Is a bacteria living in the gastrointestinal tract and can cause diarrheal illness and or urinary tract infection. Treated with antibiotics.
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Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
51 years experience Family Medicine
E.coli: You must be more specific. It is normal inhabitant of colon. Some strains are lethal, diarrhea etc. Need details. In meantime w/o knowing ur problem, ... Read More

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is a bacterial: Organism. It is the main bug in stool which is completely normal. From your question i assume this is an infection which would be managed based on sit ... Read More
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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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
UA: I would think you would want to get a urinalysis.
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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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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Have : Have you had a repeat scan such as a ct or mri? It is very important that you get this pain diagnosed. Have you had blood and urine testing you sh ... Read More
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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
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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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