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How long will this bladder infection last?

How long will this bladder infection last?

Bladder infection du: bladder infection lasts from 3 to 10 days. get treatment early. you don't want infection to ascend up ureters to kidneys causing flank pain, fever, nausea, vomiting... ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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How long does a bladder infection or UTI last with and without medicine?

How long does a bladder infection or UTI last with and without medicine?

Urinary track infection: Uncomplicated urinary tract infection if treated with antibiotics usually gets better within days. If not treated, the symptoms may last indefinitely. ...Read more

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Bladder infection how long will symtoms last after having taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) medication for 5 days?

Bladder infection how long will symtoms last after having taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) medication for 5 days?

Shouldn't: The symptoms should be resolving after 5 days. Call your physician and let him know, as he may want to change to another antibiotic, ask about Pyridium (phenazopyridine) as well. ...Read more

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Lower left chest pain/LUQ & mid Abd pain x 1 week. Dr. diagnosed bladder infection on Fri. & urine culture found strep B. How long will the pain last?

Not long: if the infection had ascended to your kidneys, it might take a little longer to resolve. If not beter in a couple more days, go back and be re-assessed. Be well. ...Read more

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How long does a bladder infection take to go away?

How long does a bladder infection take to go away?

3 days: By 3 days a bladder infection should be gone. If it persists, you may be infected with a highly resistant organism, have a kidney stone, prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, or a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bladder infection to clear?

How long does it take for a bladder infection to clear?

3 to 7 days: Depends on how frequent or susceptible you are to uti's. For many people a 3 day supply of antibiotics is enough to rid the problem. For others it often takes a week. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take a bladder infection to go away?

How long is it supposed to it take a bladder infection to go away?

Bladder infection: Depends on the severity, with appropiate antibiotics your symptoms start going away in 2-3 days. Also drinkig water helps. ...Read more

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Keep getting bladder infections.2 in the last 2 weeks & before that i was getting one every 2 weeks or so for about 3 months. Should i be worried?

Keep getting bladder infections.2 in the last 2 weeks & before that i was getting one every 2 weeks or so for about 3 months. Should i be worried?

Yes: Recurrent "bladder infections" cause for concern. Need a culture to prove actual infection. On more than one occasion, i noted doctors treat recurrent "bladder infections" based on symptoms of frequency & urgency absent urine tests or cultures. These symptoms can accompany fibromyalgia & interstitial cystitis & absent provable bacterial bladder infection. Urologists can find tract obstructions. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Infection (Definition)

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


Dr. William Harris
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Bladder Infection (Definition)

Cystitis is a condition where there is an inflammation or infection of the bladder. It is commonly caused by a urinary tract infection, and is often associated with pain during urination or sexual intercourse, ...Read more