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Columbia, MO
A 59-year-old female asked:

I have been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 48 hours and i'm still seeing blood in my urine and having a little burn. is this normal for uti?

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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: It can take a while to resolve, but you need to get rechecked if the symptoms are not gone by the end of the prescription as the infection may be resistent to the cipro (ciprofloxacin). You will need to be seen earlier if it worsens.
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