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A 32-year-old female asked:

I've had burning, freq, and urgency. ua shows trace blood two separate times...culture neg. treated w cipro and now macrobid. still symptomatic. ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
See urologist: You may have interstitial cystitis which is not relieved by antibiotics. If an infection is still suspected, a PCR assay for bacterial DNA would be efficient in detecting the cause for the infection. Your best bet is to consult an urologist.
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