A 18-year-old female asked:
how do i know when my urinary tract infection is gone.
1 doctor answer • 8 doctors weighed in
Urology 36 years experience
Symptoms: assuming you were given antibiotics, completion of the full course of antibiotics and resolution of the symptoms should indicate that the infection has cleared. If symptoms persist a repeat culture would be indicated
A 34-year-old member asked:
What to take for a urinary tract infection and for how long?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
See your doctor: You need prescription medication for treatment of urinary infection and your doctor will advise you on the type of medication and duration of treatment.
Is it ok to use monostat if you think you have a urinary tract infection?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Monostat: No. Monostat is prescribed for candida vaginitis. For uti, will need evaluation by your primary doctor, urine culture analysis and likely oral antibiotics.
A 32-year-old member asked:
I have urinary tract infection, is it safe to keep smoking?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Never: It's never safe to smoke. Whether you have a UTI has nothing to do with it.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Is pentrexcil used urinary tract infection?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Urology 31 years experience
Yes: Pentrexcil is a trade name for Amoxicillin which is a very safe and commonly used antibiotic around the world. It has many uses including treatment of utis.
A 43-year-old member asked:
What happens if a urinary tract infection is left untreated?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
See below: It can spread to other parts of body through blood stream.
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