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How long does it take for UTI symptoms to go away once treatment is started?

How long does it take for UTI symptoms to go away once treatment is started?

Quickly: Common UTI symptoms will usually improve after a single dose of appropriate antibiotics, especially if a urinary tract pain reliever is used. I expect all symptoms to be essentially gone within 1-2 days. If not, a follow up check up should be done. ...Read more

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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


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How long does it take UTI symptoms of dementia like state in elderly to go away she is on ic cephalexin since Saturday ?

How long does it take UTI symptoms of dementia like state in elderly to go away she is on ic cephalexin since Saturday ?

Here are some ...: The relevance of the contents in this Q is unclear, but my sifting through it suggests concerning her mental alteration possibly related with symptomatic UTI. If so, the duration of optimal recovery may widely vary in part because many elderlies are taking tranquilizers / antidepresents. Besides they have multiple concomitant medical issues. So, it's hard to blame UTI as sole cause of such change ...Read more

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How many days after finishing antibiotics does it take for UTI symptoms to go away? I felt soreness go away but now it's back.

How many days after finishing antibiotics does it take for UTI symptoms to go away? I felt soreness go away but now it's back.

See doctor: Where is your soreness? Abdomen or back? Were you originally tested for a UTI, or was it diagnosed over the phone/by history. Usually your symptoms should improve by the time you finish your antibiotic course. If symptoms return, you may be resistant to the antibiotic, or it is not a UTI. I'd recommend seeing your doctor and consider getting a urine culture. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long after infection does it take for UTI symptoms to manifest?

How long after infection does it take for UTI symptoms to manifest?

Within 1-2 days: Some UTIs are asymptomatic, i.e. no symptoms at all. For most UTIs, the symptoms begin almost immediately as the infection starts, i.e. within a day or two. ...Read more

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How long does it take for amoxicillin to take effect and improve UTI symptoms? I started taking them 12 hours ago.

How long does it take for amoxicillin to take effect and improve UTI symptoms?  I started taking them 12 hours ago.

A day: If the UTI is sensitive to amoxicillin, you should begin to notice improvement in your symptoms after the 2nd or 3rd doses but continue the antibiotic until you finish what your doctor prescribed. If you do not notice ant improvement after a couple of days, contact your doctor. I ope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Why would my urine have a very unusual odor? I have possible sarcoidosis in kidney per PET. No UTI symptoms. Very weak stream takes very long to void

Why would my urine have a very unusual odor?  I have possible sarcoidosis in kidney per PET. No UTI symptoms. Very weak stream takes very long to void

Urine odor: There are many reasons for odor with the urine including an infection or even such diseases as diabetes which can make the urine smell "sweet" due to thenpresencenof sugar. Either way you need to have a urinalysis and culture done which would help in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if UTI symptoms won't go away?

What to do if UTI symptoms won't go away?

Would suggest..: to see a urologist or gynecologist to make sure there are no structural issues that predispose you to the condition. I presume you have the right anitibiotic for the right organism. ...Read more

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Can a UTI resolve itself? I had UTI symptoms for 10 days then go away without meds years ago. I've since had many utis treated, could there be damage?

Can a UTI resolve itself? I had UTI symptoms for 10 days then go away without meds years ago. I've since had many utis treated, could there be damage?

UTIs can go away!: Not all bladder infections require antibiotics. If you drink a lot of fluid, especially water or cranberry juice you may clear the symptoms. If they persist, worsen or you see blood in urine, contact your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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For a month now, whenever I drink anything other than water I get slight UTI symptoms. But when I drink only water again they go away. ?

For a month now, whenever I drink anything other than water I get slight UTI symptoms. But when I drink only water again they go away. ?

UTi symptoms: May be allergy to fructose , or food coloring. Do any solid foods cause this? Would get UA and check for infection when occurs , may be interstitial cystitis or a vaginitis where you can have UTI symptoms ( usually more at the end of stream-can be from mycoplasma ureoplasma , yeast BV) though infection less likely if resolves quickly and irritation more likely. f/U with urogynecologist ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

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