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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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How do i know when my urinary tract infection is gone.

How do i know when my urinary tract infection is gone.

Symptoms: assuming you were given antibiotics, completion of the full course of antibiotics and resolution of the symptoms should indicate that the infection has cleared. If symptoms persist a repeat culture would be indicated ...Read more

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How can I cure a urinary tract infection?

How can I cure a urinary tract infection?

Antibiotics: From your doctor. She wil want a urine sample. ...Read more

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How can I cure my urinary tract infection?

How can I cure my urinary tract infection?

Antibiotics + fluids: Most reliable and fastest way to cure a UTI is with antibiotics, long-acting Nitrofurantoin macrocrystals (macrobid) twice daily with food or milk, trrimethoprim-sulfa ds (bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra) or Ciprofloxacin (cipro) are all effective providing the bacterial organism is sensitive. Also drink lots of water to flush ou the bugs. I do not recommend cranberry juice or capsules or other herbs alone. ...Read more

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What can I do about an urinary tract infection?

What can I do about an urinary tract infection?

C Dr 4 antibiotics: See your dr. Get urine tested asap, drink lots of water & take prescribed antibiotics.. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a urinary tract infection?

UTI: The surest way to know if you have a urinary tract infection is to have your urine checked. There are urine dipsticks that can detect infection. The symptoms of a UTI can include painful urination, feeling like you have to urinate often, but only passing a very small amount of urine, and urgently feeling like you have to urinate. It can get worse from there. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have a urinary tract infection?

Treatment of UTI: You should see a doctor who will order a urine culture and will start you on some antibiotics to cure it. ...Read more

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How can I treat a urinary tract infection at home?

If it is an actual: urinary tract infection (not just urinary symptoms) than an antibiotic is needed to kill bacteria. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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), ...Read more