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Antibiotics Not Working For Bladder Infection
I have taken Doxycycline and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a sinus infection. It's not working. What antibiotic should we try now? Also lingering Bladder infection.
See your doctor: A new antibiotic probably wouldn't help. Sinus symptoms are mostly from inflammation causing swelling of sinus passages, regardless of the speciifc bacteria or infection. And almost all bacteria in true sinus infection would be covered by cipro, (ciprofloxacin) doxy, or both. Same for most causes of UTI (bladder infection). Bladder problem maybe vaginal yeast due to all the antibiotics. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Taking antibiotics for bladder infection, have sinus infection and anmox from previous illness will it hurt to take ammox & bactrum concurrently?
Have a bladder infection. Cannot take cipro (ciprofloxacin) or sulfameth. Taking macrobid, but not working. Can you help me?
Not an issue for : Self treatment. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
UTI's: The question here is why are you having frequent uti's requiring antibiotics. Second are these proven uti's by urine culture. Many times you have urinary symptoms that may not be caused by uti's. And yes, is not good to take a lot of antibiotics, it may lead to bacterial resistance and in a female to vaginal infections that may lead to more uti's. See a urologist and get a work up. ...Read more
I'm taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)flaxacin for bladder infection and now may have strep throat. Will the cipro (ciprofloxacin) cover strep or might i need another antibiotic?
Need confirmation: If you have developed a new infection while taking therapeutic amounts of an antibiotic, it is either viral, for which antibiotics are useless, or a bacteria unaffected by the medication you are taking.Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is seldom used for strep since the simple penicillin family is so effective & i find no listing of its use for strep. If you are concerned that it is strep, a simple ofice test can confirm it. ...Read more
I have uncomplicated UTI. Some bladder wall inflammation. Waiting to see urologist. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) makes me sick. Will amoxicillin work? Urine clear
Sometimes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is one antibiotic used to treat bladder infections. It is a broad spectrum potent antibiotic. Often we choose Macrodantin or Bactrim (sulfa) to treat first. If we always choose the "strongest" antibiotic first eventually bacteria develop resistance to the antibiotic, then even the stronger antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) wont work well. ...Read more
UTI: Knowing which bacteria caused your bladder infection usually dictates the antibiotic to be used after susceptibility tests are done. If you do not feel better within 48 to 72 hours, either ask your doctor for the next best antibiotic or have a repeat urine culture done. Studies have shown that drinking cranberry juice can help treat a urine infection. ...Read more
Yes you can: There is noedicsl reason for you to avoid intercourse. However discomfort can prevent you from having intercourse. It is not uncommon for many people to avoid intercourse for several days. I would encourage you to void shortly after intercourse. ...Read more
Is it okay that the doctor prescribed me macrobid and doxycycline for chlamydia and a urinary tract infection, even though doxycycline kills both?
Why is a urinary tract infection that started together with a vagina yeast infection treated with antibiotics? Isn't it fungal infection?
?two separate issues: A vaginal yeast infection can certainly irritate the area & that irritation can lead to a secondary invasion by germs that commonly hang around the genitals. The short distance between the pee outlet & the bladder makes women susceptible to invasion from the outside.Both the yeast & the germ would need separate rx. The best way to confirm a germ is involved is with a urine culture prior to rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes. Once you've: been diagnosed with a UTI, you can take ago standard for a few days until the symptoms go away. Keep in mind that azo doesn't treat the infection itself. If you take it before you see a doctor, it can prevent us from getting an accurate reading from a urine dipstick screening test for infection but shouldn't interfere with a urine culture. ...Read more
Taking antibiotics for a UTI and diagnosed with a yeast infection and prescribed two pills for that. Will it even work since on the UTI antibiotics ?
When done Antibx: Antibx are a risk factor in and of themselves for a yeast infection, so your question is a good one. Generally, it is recommended to take the anti-yeast infection medication/pills once the anti-bx is done, so that you do not get another yeas infection. If is is unbearable, you can always get over the counter creams to help as well. ...Read more
Omnicef (cefdinir): This is an orally taken third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic which should probably be reserved for specific situations in which less broad spectrum drugs might not suffice. There are many drugs available that are less expensive, less likely to alter your normal flora, and just as likely to cure your bladder infection. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
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