how long does it take for a uti to clear up with antibiotics

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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

With antibiotics how long would it take for a UTI to go away ?

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Varies with the organism, type of UTI (lower vs. upper tract, etc.), the antibiotic employed, the immune status of the patient and a variety of other factors. Symptomatically it should begin to resolve in 24-48 hours if the organism causing it is sensitive to the antibiotic used.
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Dr. Loren Cohen answered:

How long will antibiotics take to work on a UTI?

Usually within a day

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If symptoms caused by a UTI such as burning or a cloudy or bloody appearance don't begin to improve by 2 or 3 days, there is a good chance that the antibiotic isn't working or the symptoms are do to something other than infection.
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How long does it take antibiotics to cure a uti?

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If truly a simple, uncomplicated UTI (females)and have been placed on the appropriate antibiotic, 1-3 days of antibiotic will usually kill the bacteria though symptoms due to the inflammation may take longer. In men, 5-7 days of treatment more routine.
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How long does it take the antibiotic to work for a uti?

Hours to days

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The antibiotic should begin to work - that is, kill bacteria - within hours. By a day or so, symptoms should be improving. Depending on how complicated the infection is and how long your course of antibiotics is for, it should be cleared within 3-14 days.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya answered:

How long does it take for an antibiotic to work for a uti?

48 hrs

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48 hrs if taken oral
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Dr. Alan Patterson answered:

If you take antibiotics 3 days for a uti how long does it take to go away ?

Symptoms should be

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be gone and infection should be gone if it was designed to take for 3 days if u still have sxs please see your doc as it could have been resistant to the med and u may need a different one
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How long will it take for the pain in my back to go with antibiotics for a UTI?

Usually soon

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If the UTI is uncomplicated by nasty things such as kidney abscess, bladder abscess, incomplete drainage of urinary tract or, less likely, infection of spine and surrounding soft tissues, then pain should clear up within a few days of the infection being cured.
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Dr. Lydia Collins answered:

How can I get rid of a uti without antibiotic? How long will it take to go away?

Water & cranberry.

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Sometimes it's possible to clear an early mild bladder infection by drinking a lot of water and taking cranberry extract. But if the symptoms get worse or not better within 24 hours, seeking help to get a prescription is important to prevent complications like a kidney infection.
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What to do if I just started antibiotics for a uti. how long does it take to work on the pain?

Varies 1 - 3 days

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Provided antibiotics are effective against type of bacteria causing the UTI. Hence, urologists always get a urine culture specimen before putting patient on an antibiotic in case UTI causing bacteria are resistant to the prescribed antibiotic.
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Is there any way to cure a UTI without antibiotics? And how long does it take to cure in females?

Not likely

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highly unlikely to cure UTI without substances that kill bacterias. the treatment kills bacteria after a single dose if it is acute infection. if chronic UTI the treatment may last up to 2 weeks
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