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Cures For A Uti
AntibioticsForStaph: Treatment depends on whether it is MRSA Staph infection or Methicillin Sesitive infection with Staph aureous which is a relatively uncommon pathogen of UTI usually as a reslt of prolonged catheterization in a hospital setting and can be serious and cause Staph Batremia and has to be treated with appropriate antibiotics depending on local susceptibility. ...Read more
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
No: Cystex is a dietary supplement (look for fda disclaimer in small print). It appears to be a cranberry concentrate plus assorted ingredients that might prevent infection but can't cure it. Only antibiotics can cure (bacterial) infections. Phenazopyridine (aka Azo or Pyridium (phenazopyridine) etc) is an otc medication that can decrease UTI pain. Medications are fda approved & have proof of safety & effectiveness. ...Read more
Why has OTC 'AZO' alwys 'cure' my bad uti's, but this time I have taken it 4 DAYS, drnkng Lots of water, & it has only gotten Worse. In so much Pain!
I feel dizzy all the day since i got uti. I already cured from the UTI but still feel dizzy. Is this normal? How long does this symtomp will last?
Dizzy, is he?: Dizzy is a non-medical term because there is no universally agreed upon meaning of this vague term, for which I have heard possibly 50 different descriptions. So what do you mean by dizziness? So, for example, answers to your non-defined symptoms will be pure guess work. Describe your symptoms better to get a more helpful response. ...Read more
Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a strange discharge that will not go away. What is it? The discharge consist of a creamy, thick, white discharge with sometimes a fishy smell. I recently went to the doctor and was cures of an UTI but the discharge is still present.
Your : Your symptoms could be any one of a number of things including a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, trichamonas, or some other infection such as chlamydia or gonorrhea. Most of these are treated with a different antibiotic than what we use for urinary tract infections. You need a complete gyne exam with cultures and examination of your vaginal fluid. By doing all of this, hopefully your doctor will figure out what is causing your symptoms and be able to treat you appropriately. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a warm & irritated uretha and clitoris lately I have to urine a lot . I think I have a UTI or a yeast infection . Can you cure your own UTI ?
No cure -treatment: The most commonly used antibiotics for treating recurrent urinary tract infections (utis) are Nitrofurantoin (aka macrobid) and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, which are cheap + usually well tolerated. But, it's important to try to learn why utis keep occurring + the doctor may want to do some studies. Also, prevention through good toilet hygiene + fully emptying bladder often enough is also key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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