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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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


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Hello, just wondering why it takes me a while to pee, and to do so I have to sit n wait n push... Do I have a urinary tract infection ?

Hello, just wondering why it takes me a while to pee, and to do so I have to sit n wait n push... Do I have a urinary tract infection ?

Don't push to pee: It is easy to get into this habit and it is not good for your urinary tract. Concentrate on relaxing the pelvic muscles to urinate. Don't rush. If you still have problems consult a pelvic floor physical therapist. ...Read more

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Do I have a urinary tract infection still? Okay i talked to a doctor on here and the person said it sounded like i had a urinary tract infection, my period came on monday and was coming off now i went to use the bathroom it stilled burn but there was fre

Do I have a urinary tract infection still? Okay i talked to a doctor on here and the person said it sounded like i  had a urinary tract infection, my period came on monday and was coming off now i went to use the bathroom it stilled burn but there was fre

You : You will need to be evaluated to have a definitive answer. If there is hematuria (blood in urine) and pain with urination that suggests inflammation or infection somewhere along your urinary tract. Recommend that you have this medically evaluated. The doctor would obtain a history, physically examine you and get lab tests. By laboratory examination of your urine, it can be determined if you have an infection. ...Read more

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

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

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

See your doctor.: Start drinking fluids & make an appointment with your doctor. Note all symptoms, including pain, back or side pain & fever. You may take Ibuprofen or Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for relief, but be sure to go in for a urine test and culture even if there is improvement. Do not take old or expired antibiotics, unless approved by your physician. If you get a prescription, take the full course without stopping/skipping. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a urinary tract infection but no access to a doctor?

U shoudl have access: To an emergency room or urgent visit center, or a pharmacy u need to leave a urine sample that can be sent to the lab and the health care provider can get u started on antibiotics beofre the culture is back, many pharmacies have urgent txment areas that are staffed by nurse practioners. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a urinary tract infection and my mom doesn't think its that serious so she won't take me to the doctor :c will it just go away on its own ?

What to do if I have a urinary tract infection and my mom doesn't think its that serious so she won't take me to the doctor :c will it just go away on its own ?

Who's infected?: If you have a urinary tract infection, get on the phone and make your own appointment. You can die from that stuff. If you are disabled and depend on your mother to get health care, and she is refusing, call the police. ...Read more

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What to do if I have suspected urinary tract infection?

Treatment of UTI: The first thing you need to do is to diagnose a UTI. This is done with a urine culture ordered by a physician (P) followed by antibiotics ordered by the U. If your culture is negative, you do not have one. See a P for the answer to your question. Good luck. ...Read more

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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Urinary (Definition)

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