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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
The physician will: Prescribe antibiotics that are alright for pregnancy. That is why it is important to tell your doctor if you are or believe you might be pregnant.

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI treatment: You need to have your urine cultured to see what bacterium (b) is causing your uti. Starting an antibiotic (a) without knowing what b caused your UTI ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Incomplete question: You have not provided enough information to provide an opinion.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cysti ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience in Family Medicine
UTI: You should never have a UTI "for life." if you feel you have a urinary tract infection you need to see your doctor to get treatment. Untreated uti's ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
22 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Short answer, no.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Antibiotics: Antibiotics.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience in Pathology
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are given to treat upper and lower urinary tract infections, based upon the infectious organism, usually gram negative species, such as e. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it is: Medication will turn your urine dark orange, this is normal. Can be taken for up to 5 days in a row if needed, stop if and when symptoms have gone.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection (sti). In men it usually infects the tube that drains the bladder called the urethra. In women it ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not an issue for : Self treatment. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Risk factors: These include indwelling catheters in the urinary tract, instrumentation, anything that could stagnate urine flow (like stones or obstruction), or abn ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
AZO: Phenazopyridine is an oral medication that helps to numb the bladder. If often times turns the urine orange-red or even brown. Tradition otc pain me ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Culture. : A urine culture will isolate the bacterium causing the infection as well as identify a specific antibiotic that can be used to treat the infection. Go ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
None: Please see your doctor for a proper treatment so that you do not damage your organs permanently.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ciprofloxacin, : Nitrofurantoin, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) are commonly used.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jill Carnahan
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Antibiotics are known to render oral contraceptives less effective so may increase risk of pregnancy if you are taking birth control. However, they a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes. Once you've: been diagnosed with a UTI, you can take ago standard for a few days until the symptoms go away. Keep in mind that azo doesn't treat the infection itse ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Sucgang
16 years experience in Family Medicine
It is NOT effective: Cystex is not designed to clear a urinary tract infection. It is designed to decrease the symptoms UNTIL you see your doctor. A urinary tract infecti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Respiratory tract infection or "uri" is caused 99.9% by virus and antibiotics are only for bacterias - they just do not touch virus ! if you take anti ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Does not work: You need to take antibiotics to treat a urinary infection. Many people are anti-antibiotics, as am i unless they are medically indicated, i.e. For bac ... Read More
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