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A 33-year-old female asked:

Was on macrobid for uti- dr just called and said i now need to take cipro once culture came back. why?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Sensitivity: The change in antibiotic is based most of the time on the sensitivity/ resistance of the bacteria species that grew on the culture. First antibiotic is empirically picked, lack of response dictates the culture. Always take antibiotic for the recommended duration.

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Last updated May 22, 2019

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