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Chronic Uti Treatment
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
Urinary infection: Urinary infection symptoms can persist beyond the time of the medications taken. This is not usually the case, but possible. If symptoms persist, a doctor will take another culture to be certain the infection has cleared. ...Read more
finished my 7 day UTI treatment , still having bad pains in my lower stomach and I'm vaginal area . Why could this be ?
Day 6 out of 7 for nitrofurantoin UTI treatment. Got positive EPT result this morning. Could the drug cause a false-positive result?
Not that I know of: Do a blood preg test so u know for sure. ...Read more
I have some tinnitus after UTI treatment. My ENT gives piracetam and tebonin. Will it be fine? I'm a little afraid of eat too many medicine/caps
Tinnitus not serious: In most cases. Don't know why piracetam was prescribed, efficacy to treat anything let alone tinnitus is questionable. There are claims that tebonin might have some effect. Best to diagnose cause & treat that. Certainly discontinue any meds which might have caused it. White noise machine can help to reduce tinnitus to help with sleep. Amytryptyline or nortriptylene can help ?Consult other ENT dr. ...Read more
After UTI treatment my urine culture is now finally negative, no infection but I still have symptom of burning in urethra. What can be cause? Thanks!
Give It More Time: While the infection is gone it may be that there is still the need to heal completely. And there are a lot of factors specific to you that may play a role (activities, sitting, diet, medications, etc etc etc). So if there is still pain after a few weeks you should discuss this with your doctor. There's something called the 'urethral syndrome' that could be a model for what you may have developed.. ...Read more
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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