A 33-year-old female asked:
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i was treated for a uti last week, and i have 2 days left of antibiotics. i felt better a day after starting the abx, but started to hurt again yesterday. i took azo last night and feel better. should i finish the abx & wait to go in to urgent care?

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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
UTI: Yes, you need to finish the antibiotic as the symptoms often last longer than the length of the prescription
Answered on Jun 27, 2017
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