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What could have caused my antibiotics to not work on my bladder infection?

What could have caused my antibiotics to not work on my bladder infection?

Concerned: Most bladder infections are cured with standard antibiotic therapy. If you are still having symptoms, call your physician. He/she may have ordered a urine culture which will give you a better idea if the antibiotics you were given will eradicate the infection. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Can diverticulosis cause me to feel pressure on my bladder? I've had diverticulitis recently/cleared up with antibiotics.

Colon near bladder: It is not uncommon for diverticulitis to be adjacent to the bladder and cause some irritation. Occasionally the inflammation will actually result in a connection into the bladder. Ct scan should help define. ...Read more

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Could taking antibiotics somehow cause lower back pains or lead to a bladder infection?

Could taking antibiotics somehow cause lower back pains or lead to a bladder infection?

Unlikely: Antibiotics are used to treat a bladder infection but if used for long periods of time or high doses it can lead to a loss of normal vaginal bacteria. E.Coli can then start accumulating in the area. Also, the bladder infection itself may be worsening and that can cause increased pelvic, abdominal, and sometimes low back pain. ...Read more

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Do antibiotics cause lower back pain and a bladder infection?

Do antibiotics cause lower back pain and a bladder infection?

They shouldn't: Those are not usual side effects from any antibiotic therapy, speak with your prescribing doctor about it. ...Read more

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Possible c diff, bladde infection should I wait to find out if c diff before start cipro (ciprofloxacin) for bladder? Antibiotics caused GI issues in first place...

Possible c diff, bladde infection should I wait to find out if c diff before start cipro (ciprofloxacin) for bladder?  Antibiotics caused GI issues in first place...

UTI: Good idea. If you are having recurrence of c. Difficile colitis your doctor may want to begin you on therapy to control this while treating the uti, and then continue after it has been resolved, at the same time adding reconstitution of normal bowel flora with probiotics or cultured unpasteurized yogurt. Good luck and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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Can bladder infec. Antibiotic be the cause 4 a burning sensation inside my vagina? After having sex my spouse had the same pain on penis

Can bladder infec. Antibiotic be the cause 4 a burning sensation inside my vagina? After having sex my spouse had the same pain on penis

Yeast: Abx can often cause yeast infections, which leads to burning in vagina &/or itching and discharge. Most men don't have symptoms though. It's possible that one or both of you are having an allergic reaction to the abx. ...Read more

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What causes cramping pain in the bladder after ovulation? Started when i started having sex? Been treated with antibiotics before

What causes cramping pain in the bladder after ovulation? Started when i started having sex? Been treated with antibiotics before

Bladder pain: If you have a pelvic infection it can give you bladder pain. Also ovarian cysts can have the same effect. Insterstitial cystitis is a condition that cases chronic pelvic pain and pain during sex. Hormonal changes can cause bladder pain if you have endometriosis. ...Read more

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Trace of Leukocytes trace blood in dip test. TAH 10 weeks ago. Bladder resection. 1course of antibiotics & no bugs.bladder, tummy,back pain. Causes?

Trace of Leukocytes trace blood in dip test. TAH 10 weeks ago. Bladder resection. 1course of antibiotics & no bugs.bladder, tummy,back pain. Causes?

Your UA result: Trace leukocytes is actually a fairly normal finding and not really associated with infection. You had recent surgery, so I would expect to see mild inflammation (leukocyte esterase) and likely trace blood as well. I would be concerned with large blood and nitrite positive or large leukocyte esterase. Large WBCs also some concern. Yours is fine ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more