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A 27-year-old female asked:

i have uti symptoms but neg urine test. taking macrobid antibiotic. 2 more days of pills left. still burns when i pee in morning. what should i do?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Go back to doctor: There are non-infectious causes for this, and Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) may not cover some of the infectious causes effectively. You need to be re-examined and retested and consideration given to chlamydia, ureoplasma, etc. Good luck.

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