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if you take antibiotics 3 days for a uti how long does it take to go away ?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms should be : Be gone and infection should be gone if it was designed to take for 3 days if u still have sxs please see your doc as it could have been resistant to the med and u may need a different one.
Answered on Aug 27, 2013
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: Usually the antibiotics continue to work past the three days. Usually resolution takes 7-10 days in total.
Answered on Sep 21, 2015

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