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After having urinary issues for 2 months the scope showed that I have urethritis but ive taken many antibiotics in those 2 months, so why isn't it cured?

After having urinary issues for 2 months the scope showed that I have urethritis but ive taken many antibiotics in those 2 months, so why isn't it cured?

Viral or ureaplasma: Or mycoplasma can are causes of non-bacterial or non-specific urethritis as can other non-bacterial conditions like Reiters syndrome (which is associated with burning sensation in eyes). Ureaplasma & mycoplasma urethritis may respond to erythromycin, Jiaxin, or tetracyclines none of which are standard antibiotics for urinary infections. Discuss with Ur Dr. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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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


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I have urinary frequency, trace of leukocytes but no bacteria growth. Third time within 5 weeks, already had 2 rounds antibiotic last month.?

I have urinary frequency, trace of leukocytes but no bacteria growth. Third time within 5 weeks, already had 2 rounds antibiotic last month.?

See your MD for w/u: I assume urine culture & sensitivity done on previous 2 urinary tract infections. This test gives information regarding which bacteria caused the infection & which antibiotics are the best choice. If this was done & you continue to have infections, see your physician for work up to determine why you have repeated UTI;s, May need Renal Ultrasound, urology referral, etc ...Read more

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Can the experts please talk about the most suitable antibiotic class used for urinary tract infections in general?

Depends: The best antibiotic is the narrowest spectrum, lowest side effect and least expensive drug that kills the bacteria causing the infection. A urine culture and sensitivity are nessesary to determine the proper antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is the best antibiotic to get rid of urinary tract infections? Macrobid didn't work for me. I've been fighting a uti for a year. It comes & goes

What is the best antibiotic to get rid of urinary tract infections? Macrobid didn't work for me. I've been fighting a uti for a year. It comes & goes

Best Abiotic for UTI: The best one is based on what the urine culture. If asked they will test the antibiotic that kills the bug best. You need to have a urological consult to see if there is a problem making you have repeated infections. ...Read more

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How soon after finishing my anitibiotics for a urinary tract infection can I have sex?

How soon after finishing my anitibiotics for a urinary tract infection can I have sex?

I believe anytime: Unless there is a specific issue with your condition, the type of antibiotic you are using or some very unusual problem, taking antibiotics should not preclude one from having intercourse. If a vaginal or penile condom is used, I cannot think of a reason otherwise. Take the antibiotics as prescribed and take care of yourself. See your doctor otherwise (call or return to clinic). ...Read more

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How soon after I finish my anitibiotics for a urinary tract infection can I have sex again?

How soon after I finish my anitibiotics for a urinary tract infection can I have sex again?

When you feel like: It. Just be on the lookout for a recurrence so that you may treat it promptly if it happens. ...Read more

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What kind of urinary problems are caused by Lyme disease?

What kind of urinary problems are caused by Lyme disease?

See below: The lyme spirochete can infect the bladder and cause frequent urination, pain on urination, even blood and protein in the urine. The typical urinalysis may show blood or protein in the urine and the culture will not grow out the spirochete infection. ...Read more

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Is it possible for constipation to cause urinary problems?

Is it possible for constipation to cause urinary problems?

Yes: Your GI tract & urinary tract are very close to each other. When there is a large volume of stool in the GI tract, it may put pressure on your bladder. This can cause the bladder to not fill completely or empty when you don't want. See your doctor if you are having these symptoms so you can work out a plan to treat both problems. ...Read more

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Can long term antibiotic use cause git problems? Treatement please

Can long term antibiotic use cause git problems? Treatement please

Antimicrobials...: Can cause changes in the GI tract flora leading to diarrhea, c. Difficile or otherwise. Also the changes get lead to changes in the metabolism of many drugs. ...Read more

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I take doxcycline antibiotic twice a day for folluciltis. I think 100mg tablets. I take it continously and don't stop. Can this cause a problem?

I take doxcycline antibiotic twice a day for folluciltis. I think 100mg tablets. I take it continously and don't stop. Can this cause a problem?

How long you r takin: It is difficult to answer your question without knowin more facts
folliculitis is prescribed for folliculitis as a short term therapy as a course and not for a prolong period
any antibiotic used for long period can cause complications
discus with your doctor/dermatologist. ...Read more

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Which STDs cause urinary problems?

Which STDs cause urinary problems?

Difficult to say...: You don't provide enough information for an accurate reply. Many STDs can cause symptoms that mimic other genital problems, like urinary tract infection. Most don't cause actual "urinary problems", but that depends on just what you mean. Can you say more about what symptoms you have had or why you are concerned? ...Read more

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Can pinched nerve cause urinary problems?

Can pinched nerve cause urinary problems?

No: Urinary problems can be caused by spinal related issues, but it requires an extensive compressive issue to cause this degree of symptoms. If the amount of stenosis (compression) is sufficient to cause urinary issues it will likely lead to more symptoms such as numbness and pain. ...Read more

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Would myasthenia cause urinary problems as well or is this likely due to something else?

Would myasthenia cause urinary problems as well or is this likely due to something else?

Not directly: Myasthenia affects neuromuscular junction, and skeletal, not smooth, muscle. A complicating urinary tract infection is not a direct effect of myasthenia. Have your doctor check this out. ...Read more

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I've had flakes in my urine for a few weeks now...Varying in size. No other urinary problems. What's the cause?

I've had flakes in my urine for a few weeks now...Varying in size. No other urinary problems. What's the cause?

Unknown: Flaky material in the urine could be many things. It could be infectious material, or clumps of white blood cells, for example. A doctor should take your history, examine you, and perform some basic urine tests to rule out the causes. ...Read more

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Can EBV cause gastro/urinary problems?

Can EBV cause gastro/urinary problems?

Yes: Ebv can present in many odd ways beyond the classic presentation with sore throat, swollen glands, fevers and fatigue. Ebv can affect virtually every organ system and can be associated with hepatitis, cholestasis, , pneumonia, pleural effusions, myocarditis, pancreatitis, mesenteric adenitis, , myosotis, acute renal failure and other urinary symptoms, and even genital ulcerations. ...Read more

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Why do antibiotics cause me digestive problems?

Why do antibiotics cause me digestive problems?

Gut flora: Gets rid of gut flora. Recommend taking probiotics with it. ...Read more

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What causes male urinary problems: frequency, urgency, etc. Treatments?

What causes male urinary problems: frequency, urgency, etc. Treatments?

Broad question: This question is sort of like, 'what does a urologist treat? '. Urinary problems can be cause by enlarged prostates (BPH), prostate cancer, bladder infection, bladder tumor, certain parasites, congenital anomalies of the urinary tract, diabetes insipidus, and many other conditions. Treatments depend on the cause: surgery, certain madications, and dietary habit changes. ...Read more

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What other treatment options are there for hypogonadism if androgel causes me urinary problems?

What other treatment options are there for hypogonadism if androgel causes me urinary problems?

All are same. . .: Testosterone replacement manufacturers will hate me for writing this but they're all the same. It's just a matter of branding, like chevy vs dodge vs ford. You pick one you can afford (that's important!) & which you like (gel vs patch vs gum vs shot etc) & which you gives you best results. Some folks like viper over corvette but they're both pretty fast to me. Side effects are all similar, too. ...Read more

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Antibiotics caused bad body odorlike of a dead fish. Which medicine will help to solve my problem???

Deodorant: Use a good anti-perspirant. Mitchum's or other long acting brand (dont exceed application frequency recommended). The odor will go away when the antibiotic is no longer present in your symptom, which can be days or weeks depending on the drug. ...Read more

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Can vaginismus be cured and can it be caused by drugs. I started experiencing problems after taking antibiotics?

Vaginismus: It's unlikely that your vaginismus is related to antibiotics. Yes, it can be cured but you'll have to be patient & consistent w/exercises. Check out http://www. Webmd. Com/women/guide/vaginismus-causes-symptoms-treatments & http://sogc. Org/publications/when-sex-hurts-vaginismus/. ...Read more

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Can urinary track infections can cause breathing problem's?

Can urinary track infections can cause breathing problem's?

No: Bladder infections are: urinary burning, pain, hesitancy, incontinence, frequency, urgency, nighttime urination, blood in the urine, and hesitancy to starting your stream. I can't think of a way that any of these could contribute to breathing problems like shortness of breath, asthma, decreased exertional tolerance, or heart trouble causing breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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Can artificial sweetener cause bladder, kidney, or urinary problems?

Can artificial sweetener cause bladder, kidney, or urinary problems?

Yes: There is a long association between sweeteners and cancer. There are newer ones tha may be better since not truly artificial. ...Read more

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Which potential problems does bacteria resistance to antibiotics in tuberculosis cause?

Which potential problems does bacteria resistance to antibiotics in tuberculosis cause?

Harder to cure...: If a person has a strain of TB that is resistant to some of the drugs that are usually given to treat tb, then the healthcare providers who are taking care of the patient have fewer "weapons" to treat the infection. Sometimes combining several drugs may help. Sometimes it may take many months of therapy to rid the person of infection. Being compliant with the drug schedule is very important. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more