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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
48 years experience Urology
Need evaluation: Do you have culture proven UTI or just symptoms similar to UTl? Either way you need to have upper tract evaluation with CT and cystoscopy. Need to see ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Intercourse when ill: This is a very good question. The medical answer may very well be no. But, if the UTI is causing fever and pain....Then vaginal sex and even oral sex ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You may not want to if you have a uti, but the only thing you need to know is that if on birth control, antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
24 years experience Family Medicine
UTI: A short course of antibiotics and drinking lots of water to flush your urinary tract.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The act of sex can push bacteria into the urethra triggering an infection. It's a good idea to drink plenty of fluids around the time of sex so you ca ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Fluids/reg. voiding: Some patients get recurrent UTIs because they hold their urine too long so regular voiding when you feel the need is helpful. Some women get UTIs afte ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
49 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: There are 3,7,10,14 day courses of treatment depending on your history and the antibiotic chosen
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Has nothing to do with that, please see your gyn as could be from infection, or a cervical tear or abrasion or abnormal cells of the cervix or a uteri ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Uti: Recheck. This is a skin bacteria that may be a contiminant in the sample
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI: If you have a UTI you need antibiotics which requires a prescription in most countries. Over the counter medication may only help for prophylaxis/pre ... Read More
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