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How Can I Treat A Uti
Antibiotics: Symptoms of a urinary tract infection include frequency (having to go all the time), urgency (having to go right now) and burning. First you need to see your doc to make sure that your symptoms are caused by an infection. Then you need to be treated with antibiotics. See your doc today to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Yes, 3 days: Often effective, not usually the first choice. Length of treatment depends on the nature of the problem. Simple cystitis is treated for 1 to 3 days. But kidney infection, prostate infection, infection with certain germs, presence of stones, and many other conditions call for different approaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: It is not an antibiotic. Is used for treatment of acne to help skin peel & believe is being studied for its use intreatment of cancer. But do not know of any reports in its' use for utis. We know that antibiotics almost always work so why consider something like pyruvic acid? ...Read more
See below: It depends on what type of reaction you had and what bacteria is causing your infection. If you only had a penicillin drug rash you can take cephalosporins. Regardless of reaction you can take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or Levaquin or septra /bactrim . The infecting bacteria has to be susceptible to the antibiotic chosen. ...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
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