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How Do I Get Rid Af A Urinary Tract Infection Without Taking Antibiotics
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
I don't have insurance and i'm pretty sure I have a urinary tract infection. What can I do to safely get rid of this?
No insurance: Urinary tract infection are not good as they can cause damage if left untreated. Diagnosis is important so that the correct treatment is initiated. There is no natural way to treat - certainly drinking fluids helps but is not curative. You really should see a doctor. ...Read more
Lose a UTI?: If you have a urinary tract infection (UTI), see a physician, have your urine cultured and get started on an appropriate antibiotic (A) to get rid of it. The A should work within 48 hours to relieve its symptoms. If you have repeated UTI's you may have a problem with obstruction (O) . In that case see a urologist to see if there is an O and if so, how to treat and resolve it. Good luck. ...Read more
Get it treated.: Please get this treated, because if it is not, it could progress to pyelonephritis and damage your kidneys. It can also lead to cystitis or bladder infection and might even get in the bloodstream, resulting in sepsis. The standard antibiotic is trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or tmp-smx. Others, like aminoglycosides and cephalosporins are also used. See your doctor and get treated asap. ...Read more
I'm pretty sure I have a urinary tract infection. What are some home remedies to get rid of this as quick as possible?
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