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how long does it take antibiotics to cure a uti?

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Thanks for asking!: If truly a simple, uncomplicated UTI (females)and have been placed on the appropriate antibiotic, 1-3 days of antibiotic will usually kill the bacteria though symptoms due to the inflammation may take longer. In men, 5-7 days of treatment more routine.
Answered on Nov 22, 2018

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