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Uti infection wont go away with antibiotics?

Uti infection wont go away with antibiotics?

UTI Infection: This is a difficult question to answer because i don't know if a urine culture was taken before you started treatment and because you did not indicate what antibiotic you are taking. I would suggest you check with your physician to order a urine culture and sensitivity . That way the most appropriate antibiotic can be prescribed. ...Read more

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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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Do ear infections go away on their own? Could they stay forever? My ear infection isn't going away with antibiotics

Do ear infections go away on their own? Could they stay forever? My ear infection isn't going away with antibiotics

Go away ????: The reduced hearing during an infection may persist for weeks after completing meds.The watery mucus that was part of the infection takes time to clear. If you still have pain, fever or other reasons to believe it is there after meds, it may have been resistant to the one you took. Follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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Will a kidney infection go away with nitrofurantn?

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Will a kidney infection go away with nitrofurantn?

No!: Nitrofurantoin's benefit, the high concentration in urine, is also its downfall when treating pyelonephritis; it has unpredictable and often low tissue levels. Because of this, pyelonephritis should not be treated with nitrofurantoin. ...Read more

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Can a UTI go away without antibiotics?

Can a UTI go away without antibiotics?

Possible: If the UTI is attacked head on with forced fluids and you have a good immune response, it is possible to flush out the bactreia in the bladder and the body wins the battle. I would not count on this. If you have burning, pain, frequency of urination, need to go immediately, and cerainly if fever, back pain, nausea, chills or vomiting, get seen right away for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can yeast/bacterial infection go away by itself? Does the vagina clean itself out even wirh no antibiotics?

Can yeast/bacterial infection go away by itself? Does the vagina clean itself out even wirh no antibiotics?

Maybe: It is possible for these types of infections to go away on their own. Sometimes, the best way to approach them is to figure out why they are happening in the first place. Common causes of recurrent infection relate to decreased vaginal estrogen or altered vaginal bacteria. Common causes include: birth control pills, vaginal "washes" and tight fitting clothes. Consider daily probiotics! ...Read more

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Yeast infection won't go away with diflucan (fluconazole). Advice???

Yeast infection won't go away with diflucan (fluconazole). Advice???

Yeast Infection: If you're still experiencing symptoms, I would recommend checking with your doctor, there are many alternative anti fungal agents that can be tried if Diflucan (fluconazole) was ineffective in treating your infection. ...Read more

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Kidney infection wont go away with medicine what to do?

Kidney infection wont go away with medicine what to do?

Consult your doctor: You need to consult your doctor to find the reason.It may be because the bacteria are resistant to antibiotic you have been taking and based on the urine culture and sensitivity tests you may need appropriate antibiotics in proper dose. If still no relief consult a urologist there may be other complicating conditions like stone or some other condition. ...Read more

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Might a urinary tract infection go away on its own or do you always have to take antibiotics?

Might a urinary tract infection go away on its own or do you always have to take antibiotics?

Maybe with probiotic: It depends on how severe is the infection which really can't be determined without a urinalysis and urine culture. However, cranberry tablets as mentioned may help, making your urine more acidic may keep bacteria from growing. Also, taking high-potency probiotics (5-10 billion colonies/capsule), which are "good" bacteria, may keep the infection in check and allow the body to clear the infection. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like rotavirus infection go away quickly?

Do symptoms like rotavirus infection go away quickly?

Some do: Rotovirus is an intestinal virus with variable symptoms and duration. Generally lasting 3-8 days, the affected kid may develop dehydration & acidosis requiring hospital based care or have a brief mild illness and self recover. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like wound infection go away quickly?

Do symptoms like wound infection go away quickly?

Depends: Most wound infections are treated with antibiotics and resolve fairly quickly, a few days, depending on the type of bacteria that is causing the infection, the blood supply to the infected area, and the depth of the infection. If the depth of the infection is through the fascia or into the bone it may take weeks to months to clear. ...Read more

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Can a UTI go away without anibiotics ?

Can a UTI go away without anibiotics ?

Some but why not Abc: Some UTIs resolve without antibiotics, but can take a long time & always with danger of infection spreading to kidneys,which is potentially dangerous. Most people survived UTIs before antibiotic age but some sustained severe kidney damage & some died. My advice is have urine cultured & take appropriately prescribed antibiotic. Cranberry does not cure UTIs, only reduces risk of recurrent UTIs ...Read more

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Do pelvic abscess go away with antibiotics or do they have to be drained with surgery?

Do pelvic abscess go away with antibiotics or do they have to be drained with surgery?

Depends entirely on: size, exact location, associated symptoms, and underlying cause. Sometimes drainage can be done by interventional radiology. Consult with your doctor for specific advice. ...Read more

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Will BV go away without antibiotic?

See below: It can. It resolves spontaneously in up to 1/3 of non-pregnant women and 1/2 of pregnant women. ...Read more

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Will a perianal abscess (male) go away with just cipro (ciprofloxacin) (antibiotics)? Or will it require surgery?

Antibiotics may heal: Antibiotics may be enough to heal the abscess. It depends on the size of the abscess and if the bacteria are sensitive to the Cipro (ciprofloxacin). If not, it will progress and need surgery. ...Read more

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Ear infection that will not go away?

Ear infection that will not go away?

May not be an infection: If it is just pain around your ear it may not be an infection. If you are having pain and hearing loss then it may well be an infection. Most cases of ear pain that i see in adults is from the jaw joint and not the ear. If it is your jaw then you need a soft diet, anti-inflammatories, ice and a trip to your dentist. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like norovirus infection go away quickly?

Do symptoms like norovirus infection go away quickly?

Viral Diarrheas: The major causes of gastroenteritis are viruses, accounting for 1/3 of acute diarrheal illnesses. These fall into 5 categories: rotaviruses (lasts 3-7 days); enteric adenovirus (last 5-12 days with vomiting and fever); norwalk virus (lasts 1-2 days with flu-like symptoms); calicivirus (with shellfish, lasts 1-2 days in adults; longer in kids); astrovirus (kids & in nursing homes, lasts 2-3 days). ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

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


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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

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