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Does promethazine help with urinary tract infections?

Does promethazine help with urinary tract infections?

Not likely: Promethazine is a drug for nausea. It would not be helpful treating a UTI - unless the antibiotic treatment was making you nauseated. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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Er dr gave me norco 7.5mg for abdomen pain.& phenergan (promethazine). they said I have uti. But didn't give me antibiotics. What can I do. I see pcp dr in few days.

Er dr gave me norco 7.5mg for abdomen pain.& phenergan (promethazine). they said I have uti. But didn't give me antibiotics. What can I do. I see pcp dr in few days.

Why didn't they give: You an antibiotic? It sounds more like a kidney stone than a UTI. Are you sure you don't have them confused? See your Dr as scheduled and let him sort this out. In the meantime, drink lots of liquids and no activities requiring mental alertness while taking norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). ...Read more

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How do I cure a uti?

How do I cure a uti?

Commonly antbiotics: Commonly a short course of antibiotics (3 days) may be sufficient. Feel better! ...Read more

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Best ways to cure a UTI?

Best ways to cure a UTI?

Drink a lot: Water to flush the bladder out. Also if true infection. Antibiotic is best. See your PCP to do urine test and culture ...Read more

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How to cure uti's quickly?

How to cure uti's quickly?

Possible, but. ..: We are not born equal; some women tends to get UTI often - usually occurring in 1-2 days after intercourse and others don't. For those with no underlying anatomical abnormality, a 3-5-day use of antibiotics can clear UTI symptoms quickly or on low-dose continual use or on self-testing with self-treatment... More detail & specifics? Seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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Can recurrent UTI's be cured?

Can recurrent UTI's be cured?

In Most Cases: Recurrent UTI requires thorough investigations to determine the etiology. This may include urinalysis, cultures, blood sugar level, kidney ultrasound, urodynamics, cystoscopy or other imaging studies. Infection can be cured once the predisposing factor is eliminated. Some cases are difficult to cure and require chronic suppressive therapy with antibiotics ...Read more

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What's the natural way to cure an UTI?

What's the natural way to cure an UTI?

UTI Rx: True urinary tract infections are treated with antibiotics, available by prescription only. Untreated infections can progress to kidney and/or blood involvement, and can be quite serious. Uva ursi is an herb which has shown to prevent E. Coli, one of the leading causes of UTI's, to be unable to adhere to the bladder walls, but is likely not an effective treatment for an established infection. ...Read more

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Can amox tr-k clv cure a uti?

Can amox tr-k clv cure a uti?

Not first line: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin with clavulanate) is sometimes used for urinary tract infections but it's a ways down the list. Utis are typically caused by gram negative bacteria like e coli. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is much more effective against gram positive bugs like staph and strep. ...Read more

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What can I do to cure my UTI without antibiotics?

What can I do to cure my UTI without antibiotics?

Not very sensible: You need antibiotics to kill bacteria causing your uti. Drinking lots of water and urinating frequently will help. No scientifically controlled trial has ever shown that utis are eliminated or cured without antibiotics. Please get a prescription from your dr or nurse practitioner. Often a 3 - 5 day course will clear up an acute uti. ...Read more

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Will taking the antibiotic flaygl help cure a uti?

Will taking the antibiotic flaygl help cure a uti?

Maybe: Depending on the bacteria causing the infection it could hepl but Flagyl is not normally used to treat a uti. If you think you have a UTI see your doctor and get a more definitive treatment. ...Read more

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How UTI recur if all the bacteria or cause is cured?

How UTI recur if all the bacteria or cause is cured?

Reinfection: You must be sure that the infection is cleared with a follow up urine culture that shows no growth. If the infection clears and you have re-infection, the causes are varied. From your history, you say you don't empty your bladder and this is a very common cause. Other causes are foreign bodies in the urinary tract, kidney stones, bladder stones, urinary obstruction or fistulae, diverticulae, etc. ...Read more

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What is the name of the antibiotic used to cure a uti?

What is the name of the antibiotic used to cure a uti?

Many Different Ones: Most commonly: Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin macrocrystals), Bactrim or septra (trimethoprim/sulfa) or Cipro (ciprofloxacin). Less often: amoxicillin, augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) suprax, keflex, cefepime, omnipen, gentamicin. A number of others are used if the bacteria are resistant to the all of the above. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could cure my UTI without antibiotics?

Can you tell me how I could cure my UTI without antibiotics?

Not easy: A real UTI especially if documented by culture generally requires antibiotic. If it keeps recurring then you need a complete urological workup by a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat and cure existing UTI infections naturally?

Is it possible to treat and cure existing UTI infections naturally?

You can try: Harder, not as effective as antibiotics, but you can try: uva ursi with 250mg of arbutin 4x/day; or try d-mannose 500mg 4x/day. Cranberry extract 400-500mg twice a day. Other homeopathic treatments: horsetail 500mg capsules 4x/day. ...Read more

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Can't afford to go to the doc. What can I do to cure an UTI at home?

Can't afford to go to the doc. What can I do to cure an UTI at home?

The recommendations: Of increasing fluids and / or adding cranberry juice/ orange juice to your diet have helped with UTis ...Read more

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Are there any alternative cures other than antibiotics to take for a uti?

Are there any alternative cures other than antibiotics to take for a uti?

Not that work: Alternative cures are a myth. Antibiotics are effective with very few side effects. Drinking plenty of water plus urinating every couple of hours can enhance antibiotic effect. Neither probiotics nor cranberry juice, extract, cocktail or capsules have been shown effective in curing utis. Claims that such supplements are effective are bogus. ...Read more

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I have tried all antibiotics in last 6 yrs and still I am not cured from uti. Why?

I have tried all antibiotics in last 6 yrs and still I am not cured from uti. Why?

First thing's first: Good evening. The answer would be in the urine culture. When was your most recent urine culture done, and what were the results? Also, sometimes symptoms that might seem like they are being caused by a urine infection may have a totally different cause (maybe not a urine infection at all). STD's can cause similar symptoms. So could inflammation or trauma. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure a UTI without antibiotics? And how long does it take to cure in females?

Is there any way to cure a UTI without antibiotics? And how long does it take to cure in females?

Not likely: Highly unlikely to cure UTI without substances that kill bacterias. The treatment kills bacteria after a single dose if it is acute infection. If chronic UTI the treatment may last up to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Without taking prescription medication to treat an uti, what are some healthy alternatives that can cure an uti?

Without taking prescription medication to treat an uti, what are some healthy alternatives that can cure an uti?

If you truly: Have a urinary tract infection, you need to take prescription antibiotics, or you can get really sick with kidney infection and septicemia. Prevention is another story. ...Read more

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Hello, so I recently have had sex with my partner and I believe it has caused me to have a uti, could you tell me what would help cure it?

Hello, so I recently have had sex with my partner and I believe it has caused me to have a uti, could you tell me what would help cure it?

Many choices: Standard treatment is to see a doc for antibiotics but home remedies often help. Most UTI's are caused by E. Coli. D-mannose, either in pure form or from cranberry juice works well for these. See http://tinyurl. Com/ov7cum8 Uva ursi is a herb that also works well. For other remedies to try see http://www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/bladder_infection. Html.
If no clear improvement soon or if fever see Dr. ...Read more

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Have heard cronic UTI and been on meds I finished the dose but still wake up to foul smelling thick varginal discharge. I'm I cured what to do?

Have heard cronic UTI and been on meds I finished the dose but still wake up to foul smelling thick varginal discharge. I'm I cured what to do?

See a gynecologist: Chronic uti are unlikely
foul smelling UTI are usually infectious and you should see your gynecologist and have a frank conversation with your partner ...Read more

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Will clindamycin cure a uti? I've been taking it for going on 3 days now and haven't experienced much relief. I've also been taking priobiodics.

Will clindamycin cure a uti? I've been taking it for going on 3 days now and haven't experienced much relief. I've also been taking priobiodics.

Clinda doesn't work: Clindamycin is not active against most UTI bacteria. I would be surprised if a doctor prescribed it for UTI -- I'm guessing you diagnosed and treated yourself with leftover antibiotic, right? Stop treatment and see a doctor. ...Read more

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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!

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!

Azo: Generally over-the-counter Azo treats symptoms of bladder irritation or pain bladder pain or urethral pain. Does not treat urinary track infection. Mild urinary track infections can go away without anabiotic's. If symptoms continue see Dr. For face-to-face exam primary care ...Read more

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How to cure uti?

How to cure uti?

Antibiotics: Antibiotic treatment guided by a urine culture is the standard for treatment in kids. Many adults are treated based on the assumption which can be true, but you could be erroneous. You can have similar symptoms and not really have a bacterial infection. Ingestion of acidifying agents like cranberry juice has been advocated by some to suppress bacterial growth but the benefit is unclear. ...Read more

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Can you naturally cure an uti?

Can you naturally cure an uti?

No: If you truly have a urinary tract infection, whether bladder or kidney, you need antibiotics to cure it. You can try to flush it out w/lots of water. Some try drinking lots of cranberry juice to change bladder environment but once established, you need antibiotics. If you keep getting utis, need to look for reasons why. Consider urine culture to help choose antibiotic. Also consider std/sti. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure a uti?

Can you tell me how to cure a uti?

Cure a UTI: The best way to cure a UTI is to see a physician, have a urine sent off for a culture and then to start antibiotics that will kill the bacteria causing it. As prescribed by the physician. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
1,974 Doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Promethazine (Definition)

Prevents and controls motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Also used to relieve or prevent allergic reactions, helps people go to sleep, and control their pain or anxiety before or after ...Read more