A 59-year-old female asked:
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i have been on trimethoprim /sulfa antibiotics for 10days and urine test still shows leuk(white blood cells). don't feel like it's working on the ut?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Uti: Common uti's respond to that treatment. You need to check the urine culture and sensitivity now to properly diagnose and treat you. If this test does not show a urinary infection, a urologist should evaluate you.
Answered on Mar 28, 2014

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Unlikely to be pbm: This should have little or no effect on these studies. Go ahead with the schedule you have.
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