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How can I treat a UTI ?

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 more

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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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Home to treat a uti?

Home to treat a uti?

Needs antibiotics: So called "home cures" do not work. Unless you question whether you have to stay home to treat your UTI with medically prescribed antibiotics, then the answer is no, you can go out whilst under treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways that can help treat a uti?

Are there any natural ways that can help treat a uti?

Yes: Thenatural way to cure a UTI isto take a natural antibiotic to which the infecting bacteria is susceptible. 3-5 days treatment will cure a bladder infection, 7-14 days for a kidney infection. Other natural treatments will fail. ...Read more

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Can ampicilna 500 be used to treat a UTI. How long do you take it for.?

Can ampicilna 500 be used to treat a UTI. How long do you take it for.?

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 more

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How long would someone have to be on an IV of Vancomycin to treat a UTI?

How long would someone have to be on an IV of Vancomycin to treat a UTI?

Depends on: the urinary organs (lower or upper tract) involved and sensitivity of the bacteria that is causing the infection. Vancomycin is an antibiotic that is not absorbed by the body through the GI tract, so it needs to be given IV for it to work on a uti. ...Read more

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Can z pack treat a uti?

Can z pack treat a uti?

UTI: Possibly, depending upon the causative organism and its sensitivities. ...Read more

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Is there a chance that pyruvic acid can treat a uti?

Is there a chance that pyruvic acid can treat a uti?

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

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What can I take to treat a UTI if I am allergic to penicillin?

What can I take to treat a UTI if I am allergic to penicillin?

Several choices: Sulfonamides (bactrim, septra) and flouroquinalones (cipro) are good choices. Fyi- up to 90% of people who carry a diagnosis of penicillin allergy are not really penicillin allergic. An allergist can test you for penicillin allergy. A negative test could make your life lots easier. ...Read more

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Can you treat a UTI naturally without antibiotics ? Is so how?

Can you treat a UTI naturally without antibiotics ? Is so how?

Some anecdotal...: Some have claim for years that cranberry juice could help fight a UTI due to changes in your bladder tissue that do not allow bacteria to grow as they need to. However, there is no clear scientific prove of this. Many healthy people's bodies fight the infection on its own but that is impossible to predict so in order to avoid complications antibiotics are recommended if having symptoms of UTI. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to treat a UTI at home? Without the use of antibiotics?

Are there any ways to treat a UTI at home? Without the use of antibiotics?

Not successfully: Antibiotics are needed to treat a true urinary tract infection. These are caused by bacteria and the bacteria must be killed. Home remedies such as cranberry use may make your more comfortable but won’t stop the infection ...Read more

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Will flavoxate hydrochloride treat a uti?

Will flavoxate hydrochloride treat a uti?

No: Flavoxate hydrochloride (Urispas) is an anti-cholinergic drug that is used for urinary incontinence. One needs an appropriate antibiotic therapy to treat an urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Is gynozol and cefpodoxime safe to be taken while pregnant to treat a uti.?

Is gynozol and cefpodoxime safe to be taken while pregnant to treat a uti.?

Not proven: There have not been any drug trials of these medications during pregnancy. Best advice is to try android (methyltestosterone) either whilst pregnant as effects are unknown. Best & safest antibiotics during pregnancy are amoxicillin or nitrofurantoin (Macrodantuin) Hopefully UTI organism is sensitive to one of these. Either way, best to discuss with your OB Dr. ...Read more

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Can I use pineapple juice to treat a uti?

Can I use pineapple juice to treat a uti?

UTI: No! pineapple, cranberry or whatever else you are going to try and treat "naturally" is ineffective. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How do you treat a UTI with a neurogenic bladder?

How do you treat a UTI with a neurogenic bladder?

Same: urinary tract infections are treated with antibiotics other one has a normal bladder or an overactive bladder or a neurogenic bladder. since neurogenic bladder's often are symptomatic when no infection is present, it is especially important to have a urine culture prior to anabiotic therapy ...Read more

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Do you know of any home remedies to treat a UTI infection?

Do you know of any home remedies to treat a UTI infection?

Otc azo : Otc azo. Drink plenty of water to wash out your system . If that doesn't help see your pcp or urgent care for possible antibiotic ...Read more

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Is it effective to treat a UTI with herbs or natural remedies?

Is it effective to treat a UTI with herbs or natural remedies?

Usually No. But,: It is okay try for a few days. If effective, you should feel that most symptoms have resolved. I do not recommend to treat urinary tract infections but with antibiotics. But, you can prevent urine infection by good personal hygiene esp before and after sex. Also, cranberry juice has shown to prevent urine infection chances in elderly women, but not to treat it. Treat UTI before it gets into kidney. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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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