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is it dangerous to take medicine for an uti if i'm not sure i have one? i have symptoms but i just need it to go away

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
You need guidance: If you have symptoms with urination then it's possible that you have a UTI or something called urethritis. This should definitely be checked out by a doctor, because there is the risk it could worsen and affect other parts of the body. There are simple tests that can be done to determine the cause -and only then will treatment best be targeted to eradicate the symptoms and cure the disease. See MD
Answered on May 20, 2018
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