U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Canada
A 19-year-old female asked:

Been taking macrobid for 3 nights now for uti. still burning urine and my back and pelvis hurts a lot. what to do?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis 31 years experience
Resistant organisms: Most likely u got UTI from some bacteria that is resistant to Macrobid. Did you do urine cs prior to starting Macrobid? See your MD ASAP because it sounds like urine infection is going up to your kidneys and if that is the case, it should be dealt with ---- without further delay--- as it can cause permanent scarring in the kidney.
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Urine: your UTI may be resistant to the current antibiotic need to check what it is sensitive to
Last updated Jul 8, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.