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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

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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


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How long does it take for a sinus infection to clear up

How long does it take for a sinus infection to clear up

Sinus infection: It depends on the cause of the infection - bacterial vs viral. Most of the sinus infections we get are actually caused by a virus and will clear up by themselves within 2 weeks. If at that time, there are still symptoms, we consider a bacterial source and may use antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a yeast infection to clear up?

How long does it take for a yeast infection to clear up?

2-3 days: Most yeast infections will begin to resolve (improve) about 2-3 days after treatment has been started. They can be recurrent, especially if medications are not taken for the entire course. Reducing sugar intake, using probiotics, and increasing raw garlic in the diet can help prevent this from happening, ...Read more

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How long does it take a kidney infection to clear up?

How long does it take a kidney infection to clear up?

A few days: If someone with an uncomplicated bacterial UTI is given an antibiotic to which that the organism is sensisitve, it should clear up in a few days. Most antibiotic treatments are given 5-7 days. However, there are many reasons why it may not clear rapidly. Just a few are stones, poor bladder empyting, more aggressive organisms, bad kidney function, prior surgery on the urinary tract, etc. ...Read more

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How long should it take for a bladder infection to clear up when on antibiotics?

2 - 7 days: Start to improve after 1 - 2 days if on appropriate antibiotics. Most cleared after 3 days, but some take 5 - 7 days. Always best to culture urine to insure ur on antibiotic to which bacteria are sensitive. Final culture results usually back in 48 hrs. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a viral infection to clear up?

How long does it take for a viral infection to clear up?

Difficult to know: Depends on the virus, what it has caused and your underlying health. This is like asking "when will i be hungry" without saying when you ate last. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a urinary track infection to go away?

How long does it take for a urinary track infection to go away?

2-3 days: With appropriate treatment (correct antibiotic), symptoms of urinary tract infection should improve in 2-3 days. If your symptoms are not improving or getting worse, you may need to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a lung infection to clear up?

How long does it take for a lung infection to clear up?

Varies: It depends on the type of infection that you have. If you have no underlying lung disease than should not last longer that a week to 10 days. Now if one has pneumonia, it may last longer especially if no treatment is given. If one has TB this is very different and hard to fight. One can not specify how long this will last. Viral infections such as bronchitis will last one to three weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the symptoms of a urinary tract infection to disappear?

36 -72 hours: Provided bacteria causing UTI are sensitive to the antibiotic prescribed. Hence advice to have a urine culture done when UTI is diagnosed to insure that you are on the correct antibiotic. Symptoms can persists for weeks or months if not on or on wrong antibiotic. ...Read more

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How long does it take a UTI to clear up?

How long does it take a UTI to clear up?

2-3 days: Hi, Thank you for your question. If you are on antibiotics, it should start to feel better in 2-3 days. If its not improving much or getting worse then go get rechecked. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a urinary tract infection to develop?

See below: Hours to days depending on the type and quantity of the organism and the overall health of the host. ...Read more

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How long does it take a urinary tract infection to reach the kidneys?

How long does it take a urinary tract infection to reach the kidneys?

Variable: It depends on the nature of the bacteria, the persons immunity, the persons anatomy of the bladder and the ureters, and the persence of absence of stones. Of course, the trend of the symptoms of infection may predict if getting worse. Also, loin pain and fever will suggest kidney involvement. ...Read more

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How long does it take to clear a eye infection up?

How long does it take to clear a eye infection up?

Variable: It all depends on the true cause of the "infection" ; whatever other issues are present. "simple conjunctivitis should clear in 7-14 days without any vision issues. Anything longer should be addressed by eye physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take a bladder infection to get to kidneys?

How long does it take a bladder infection to get to kidneys?

Varies: As long as it takes bacteria to reach kidney. Can be within hours if bladder reflux is present. Usually 1 - 3 days after bladder becomes inflammed and ureral valve in bladder becomes swollen ; permits reflux up to kidney. Some bacteria have hair-like projections on their wall and can 'crawl' like little caterpillars thru ureteral valves ; up ureter to kidney. Also depends upon body's resistance. ...Read more

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How long does it take after starting antibiotics for bladder infection to clear up?

How long does it take after starting antibiotics for bladder infection to clear up?

24-48hr for symptoms: You should start noticing a difference in the first 1-2 days after starting the antibiotics. However, even though the symptoms improve, you need to finish all of your antibiotics - this kills any remaining bacteria you have and prevents creating resistant bugs. I tell patients if they're not feeling at least a little better after 2 days worth of abx, to let our office now. ...Read more

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How long does it take a sinus infection to clear up?

How long does it take a sinus infection to clear up?

Depends: An acute sinus infection can last 2-4 weeks because antibiotics have a difficult time penetrating into the sinuses and clearing up the infection. If there are structural problems with draining the sinus, it can be even longer or become a chronic infection. ...Read more

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How long does a kidney infection usually take to away?

How long does a kidney infection usually take to away?

3-5 days for simp le: If it is a simple uti, typical treatment is 3-5 days. If it is a more complicated uti, such as in a male or pyelonephritis then long treatments are warranted. ...Read more

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How long does it take for UTI treatment to clear infection?

Depends: Uncomplicated bladder infections can be treated in 3 days. Complicated upper utis can require upto 14 days of IV antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a yeast infection to clear out using yogurt?

Yogert is not a cure: Yogurt does not cure a yeast infection. You will need to use an over the counter medication like monistat or get a prescription from your doctor. If it does not clear see your doctor as it may not be a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can omnicef (cefdinir) work for a uti? If so, how long does it take for it to clear the infection?

Can omnicef (cefdinir) work for a uti? If so, how long does it take for it to clear the infection?

It may: Certain antibiotics are more specific for the urinary tract than omnicef, (cefdinir) but it may work if the bacteria causing your UTI is sensitive to it. A urinalysis with reflex c;s would determine what the bacteria is and what antibiotics are sensitive to it. Most commonly, you should start feeling better in a few days. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. James Chapman
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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


Dr. Austina Cho
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more