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Is Macrobid a good treament for bladder infection?

Is Macrobid a good treament for bladder infection?

Macrobid : The best way to choose an antibiotic is get a urine culture to see which bacteria is involved and determine its sensitivity to a host of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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


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Whats a cure for uti?

Whats a cure for uti?

Get tested for cause: Better to get investigated for the cause of recurrent UTI to address the issue. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Plenty of fluids: Drink plenty of fluids especially water as this decreases bacterial count. Cranberry juice helps prevent some bladder infections. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Not the best: although cranberry juice and similar supplements may reduce the risk of an infection. However, it is best to treat an active infection by seeing your primary care doctor and treat it with antibiotics and plenty of water. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for a yeast infection?

Is there a good cure for a yeast infection?

Remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for chronic yeast infection?

Chronic infection.: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for pyelonephritis?

Is there a cure for pyelonephritis?

Yes: Antibiotics are a must or the infection will progress and worsen and make you very sick. Once adequately treated, the infection will resolve and your infection will be "cured". ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Is there a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Many: There are many home remedies that may help yeast infections. There is not much research to confirm how effective they are, but on this website people who have tried various home remedies discuss their experiences and report whether they helped or not: http://earthclinic.Com/cures/yeast_infection.Html the most popular include apple cider vinegar, yogurt and boric acid. ...Read more

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What good over-the-counter for a UTI infection?

What good over-the-counter for a UTI infection?

Need prescription: In the US antibiotics are not sold over the counter. If you have a urinary tract infection you need to see a doctor, have your urine checked and get an antibiotic. Over the counter meds for UTI only decrease the pain with urination, they do not treat the infection. ...Read more

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Is there a good home remedy for a yeast infection?

Tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>>. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for a neurogenic bladder?

Is there a cure for a neurogenic bladder?

It is treatable: The first line agents to manage neurogenic bladder, or more specifically, detrusor overactivity, are anticholinergic medications such as oxybutinin or tolterodine. Ultimately, if no benefit is gained from these medications, a trial of onabotulinumtoxina (botox) injections in the bladder wall may be tried and has been found to control the symptoms of incontinence for up to a year. ...Read more

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Advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection that is a possible kidney infection?

Advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection that is a possible kidney infection?

Med eval now: I believe in some home remedies but if you are developing possible pyelonephritis, i strongly encourage you seek standard medical care asap. ...Read more

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Anyone have advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection?

Anyone have advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection?

Drink fluids: To help flush the bladder. Sometimes the symptoms will go away. If they don't improve on a day or two, go see your health care provider. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for urethritis?

Is there a cure for urethritis?

I agree: I agree with dr. Ferdowsi. However, in older women low hormones can cause urethritis also. Topical estrogen applied to the urethra can help with the inflammation of the urethra in this group of patients. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for a yeast infection naturally?

Is there a good cure for a yeast infection naturally?

Yeast infection: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. Here are things you can do to help mother nature. Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ >>. ...Read more

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Will a ZPACK cure a kidney infection?

Will a ZPACK cure a kidney infection?

Not ideal: Zithromax is generally not prescribed for infections of the kidney, which can be quite serious. Zithromax is often used for people allergic to penicillins, and for specific infections such as Mycoplasma pneumonia, bullous myringitis and pertussis. ...Read more

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Will a zpack cure a kidney infection?

Will a zpack cure a kidney infection?

Probably not: it would not be a typical antibiotic for a kidney infection or a UTI. It is unlikely to help a kidney infection. You should check with provider on a more appropriate antibiotic ...Read more

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Is there a cure for a salmonella infection?

Is there a cure for a salmonella infection?

Yes ... but: For most patients the recommendations are against the use of antibiotics, as they are more likely to prolong infection and symptoms than result in a cure (except for salmonella typhi, which should always be treated). Hiv+, infants, and severely ill persons can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

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