Doctor insights on:
How Long Does It Take For A Uti To Heal With Antibiotics
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
48 hrs: 48 hrs if taken oral.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been on antibiotic for 1 1/2 days for severe uti. How long does it take for antibiotics to work?
Within a day: Great question. Since uti's are painful, effective therapy can alleviate this symptom within a day. However, other symptoms, depending on the severity of infection, may take up to a week (fever, malaise) or so to abate (eg.Flank pain).If symptoms smolder, inform your prescriber immedately- antibiotics may need to be adjusted. Hopefully, a urine culture was intially done to guide antibiotic choice. ...Read more
How long does it take to feel better after starting antibiotic for a UTI? I've taken 2 so far and don't feel better yet.
Symptoms should be : 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. ...Read more
How long does it take after taking antibiotic for uti ...to test positive again after for strep B I'm still having slight symptoms after finished?
About how long does it take for an antibiotic for a UTI to kick in? Do I keep taking the meds until the burning sensation is gone?
About 48 hours: If you're on the right antibiotic, the bacteria that caused your UTI should be eradicated by now. However the injury to the delicate inner lining of the bladder and urethra might take longer to heal, If your symptoms persist more than five days or if you get new symptoms like fever, back pain or nausea, you need to get back in touch with your doctor. ...Read more
About how long does it take a UTI to go away under antibiotics? I been taking for 3 days now and it still burns when I urinate.
How long does it take to clear up a UTI/To stop seeing symptoms when you are on antibiotics? Just started it todo so still burns to pee a bit.
Varies : Sometimes symptoms resolve in 24 hrs, sometimes can take several days. This is determined by the degree of inflammation in the bladder lining in response to the infection, and by the sensitivity of the bacteria to the antibiotic. If symptoms aren't improving at all within 48-72 hrs, bacteria may be resistant to antibiotic, or there may be another cause for the symptoms. ...Read more
On 4th day of antibiotics for uti, still have some burning after peeing and the urge to urinate. How long does it take to go away?
Started antibiotic for UTI today. How long will it take for pain to go away? It's extremely painful.
Here are some ...: UTI-related voiding Sx such as burning and frequency will be quickly improved within 1-3 days and, most of cases, faded away completely in 5-7 days after taking effective antibiotics. But, occasionally, irritating voiding Sx may linger. If so, be reassessed so to define what may be the underlying cause. So, work with Doc and be checked out timely. ...Read more
Water & cranberry.: 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. ...Read more
The symptoms of UTI such as frequency & urgency should go away with in the first couple of doses if you were given the correct antibiotic .Assuming you had urine test & a culture done & you were not just treated empirically .
Some times yeast infec can mimic a UTI .
if still having symptoms see your doc again for a repeat urine test & maybe an internal exam looking for Vag infec
/yeas ...Read more
I was put on antibiotics for a uti just short of 3 days ago, I am still having the urge to urinate often, how long should it take for that to go away?
Another 1-2 days. If: not by then,would consider changing antibioticsGet a more detailed answer ›
What are the causes of a uti? And how to distinguish between a UTI and an std? How long will it take-with antibiotics to recover?
STD/UTI: They can come together and are both possibly caused by the same activity. They both need to be tested for. ...Read more
I'm currently taking antibiotics long term for reoccurring uti's. Is there anything I should take to help protect my stomach or something? Thnx
Probiotic: Long term antibiotics, while many doctors use them for recurrent UTI's, are probably not a good idea. Long term use of antibiotics selects out for bacteria that are resistant to that antibiotic and will likely eventually lead to an untreatable organism. That said, it is a good idea to take probiotics whenever you take an antibiotic to help lessen the chance of diarrhea or yeast infection. ...Read more
Diagnosed with a UTI today for burning & back pain. I want a 2nd opinion so i'm going to doc tomorrow. Can i wait that long before i take antibiotics?
No: If you have a kidney infection that is untreated you can be very sick. ...Read more
Ive been taking antibiotics for a UTI for going on 4 days now but can't seem to get rid of it. Is it okay to take Cystex or Azo for the pain and discomfort while on antibiotics and how long to wait before I go see the doctor if it does it go away?
4 days: You can take Azo while you are on antibiotics for a UTI; however, you should follow the directions and not use Azo longer than recommended in the directions. Also If you have been on antibiotics for 4 days and aren't getting better, you may have an infection that isn't sensitive to the antibiotic you are on. You need to see your doctor tomorrow and ask about this. Best wishes! ...Read more
How long does cloudy urine take to clear up after taking antibiotics for a UTI for 3 days? I've been drinking lots of water and cranberry juice.
Doesn't matter: Cloudy urine usually isn't due to infection but to variations in diet and fluid intake. It may not clear up at all. The important thing is whether UTI symptoms themselves are improving: painful or urgent urination, and so on. If so, the UTI is getting better. If not, contact your doctor. And by the way, cranberry doesn't treat or prevent UTI. Drink it if you like it, otherwise no need. ...Read more
Had sex friday, got a UTI infection saturday. I am on yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) how long should I wait to take the antibiotics? Just in case sperm got inside me.
Five to seven days : Usually a UTI will resolve in this time period. If it does not there may be a resistant organism or some anatomical problem that needs to be addressed. ...Read more
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
- Talk to a doctor online
- How long does it take for a uti to go away?
- How long does it take for a uti to clear up with antibiotics?
- How long does it take for uti to clear up?
- How long does it take a uti to go away on antibiotics?
- How long does it take for uti to show up?
- How long does it take for cellulitis to heal after antibiotics?
- How long does cefdinir take to work for uti?
- How long does it take for the bladder to heal after a uti?
- How long does root canal take to heal and is antibiotics required afterwards?