A 72-year-old male asked:
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70, ckd-3, dm. used ceftriaxone iv.for 7 days, and then cefuroxim for 15 days for uti. but the uti didn't go away. now having oliguria. suggestions?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated: This is the type of question that requires a more formal consultation as there appears to be a lot "going on". >3 weeks of antibiotics for a UTI is not typical. And it isn't clear what "didn't go away" means, as in symptoms and/or your urine didn't clear on testing? Do you have oliguria and worsening renal function or just low urine output?
Answered on Dec 20, 2014

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