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Dr. Walter Husar
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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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I haven't had sex in a month and I have a uti. Why did I get it? How can I get rid of it fast?

I haven't had sex in a month and I have a uti. Why did I get it? How can I get rid of it fast?

Uti: In women utis are common due to the short track of the urethra.

To prevent them make sure you drink lots of water. Cranberry pills keep bacteria from sticking to the walls of your bladder - so in some cases taking 2 pills 3 times daily with tons of water can knock an infection out however if your symptoms do not improve you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of a uti?

UTI: See a doctor, get a culture and get appropriate antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a UTI quickly?

How can I get rid of a UTI quickly?

The right antibiotic: Many uti's respond to nitrofurantoin, a prescription antibiotic. Not all do and a specimen for culture and sensitivity is necessary to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a UTI at home?

How do you get rid of a UTI at home?

You don't: A urinary tract infection should be treated by a physician who can prescribe the proper antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of a uti?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of a uti?

Consult Dr. Or NP: Health care professional will perform a urinalysis, confirm UTI and prescribe an antibiotic. Also drink plenty of water, urinate regularly and take it easy. Dr. Or np may also recommend Pyridium (phenazopyridine) to sooth severe burning on urination, if present. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get rid of a uti?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get rid of a uti?

Variable: Can be as little as 1 - 2 days on appropriate antibiotic & UTI confined to bladder. More usual about 3 days. Much longer, 1 - 2 weeks if UTI affects kidney in either sex, prostate or epididymis in males longer with certain organisms like pseudomonas, proteus or virulent strains of e. Coli. Less time with pan-sensitive e.Coli. > in presence of a partial urinary tract blockage, < without blockage. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a UTI without having medicine prescribed?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a UTI without having medicine prescribed?

There is no fast way: Most utis will not go away without antibiotics. You can get very ill if not treated and you can even get a kidney infection. Make sure and get it treated. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to get rid of a UTI without going to the dr. I just moved and my dr won't see me for another 4 months.?

Is there anyway to get rid of a UTI without going to the dr. I just moved and my dr won't see me for another 4 months.?

Possible...: If your immune defense is strong enough, you may successfully fend off UTI. In practice, drinking more water & cranberry juice may speed up the fight by emptying bladder more often & by possibly avoiding bugs sticking to the lining of urinary tract. Of course, always practice quality healthy lifestyle as the foundation of all healthcare. More? To www. Formefirst. Com ...Read more

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Would clindamycin help get rid of a uti?

Would clindamycin help get rid of a uti?

Not the drug of: Choice, I use generic Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or Levaquin if no allergies works well and usually only need 5 days and there are many other ones you can use please call your doc or go to urgent visit center. ...Read more

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How would I get rid of a UTI without antibiotic?

Drink lots of fluids: Significant portion of utis resolve spontaneously. Drink lots of fluids and cranberry juice or tablets. You may use over the counter bladder analgesics like azo. However if symptoms perstited or gotten worse contact you healthcare provider right away. ...Read more

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If there any way I can get rid of a UTI without going to the doc?

If there any way I can get rid of a UTI without going to the doc?

UTI RX AT HOME: You should drink plenty of fluids including cranbury juice and most of the time it will flush out an infection as long the infection is uncomplicated and there is no evidence of stone in the ureter or kidney and the infection seem to be limited to lower urinary tract like bladder or urethra. But if the symptoms persist see a doctor, you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can Azo cranberry get rid of a UTI or will it just decrease the symptoms?

Can Azo cranberry get rid of a UTI or will it just decrease the symptoms?

Azo: Usually gets rid of the symptoms but many uti's in women clear by just drinking fluids. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a UTI without antibiotic? How long will it take to go away?

How can I get rid of a UTI without antibiotic? How long will it take to go away?

Water & cranberry.: Sometimes it's possible to clear an early mild bladder infection by drinking a lot of water and taking cranberry extract. But if the symptoms get worse or not better within 24 hours, seeking help to get a prescription is important to prevent complications like a kidney infection. ...Read more

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If you don't use the antibiotics to get rid of a UTI then will it be worse for you when your older?

If you don't use the antibiotics to get rid of a UTI then will it be worse for you when your older?

Bad News: Untreated utis potentially causes damage and permanent scarring of the kidneys. I have seen several patients with renal failure, requiring a kidney transplant due to lack of treatment. It is not worth the risk to let it go. The benefits of therapy far outweigh the riskes. ...Read more

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Besides an antibiotic, what can I take to get rid of a uti? This is the third one in my life that I've ever had

Besides an antibiotic, what can I take to get rid of a uti? This is the third one in my life that I've ever had

Depends: Anectdotal suggestions of drinking cranberry juice have some merit, as the drink can make your urine acidic and kill some minor bacteria, but your best bet is getting a urinalysis and culture with sensitivities to accurately diagnose your UTI and learn what bacteria is causing it, as well as what antibx will erradicate it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of a UTI without going to the doctor?

Can you get rid of a UTI without going to the doctor?

Sometimes: Pushing fluids to dilute urine and flush bacteria helps. Cranberry really can help fight a UTI but the acid in cranberry juice can make the UTI feel worse. Blueberries and lingonberries also have good anti- UTI properties. Treat constipation if present. If symptoms don't resolve after a few days, seek medical care ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to get rid of a UTI without going to the doctor?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to get rid of a UTI without going to the doctor?

It won't: If you truly have a urinary tract infection, it is not going to get better on its own. The infection will continue to fester, then spread up to your kidneys. It can get into your blood and kill you, or you can lose your kidney function and end up on a kidney transplant list. Go to an urgent care or your doc and get a prescription for an antibiotic - much cheaper than a funeral or transplant. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
1,967 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


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