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How long does it take antibiotics to cure a uti?

How long does it take antibiotics to cure a uti?

Thanks for asking!: 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. ...Read more

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 for homeopathic treatments to cure my uti?

How long does it take for homeopathic treatments to cure my uti?

Need right remedy: With the correct homeopathic remedy, you should have some relief from symptoms like burning and urgency, etc within a few hours. Sometimes multiple doses are needed. If you've had multiple uti's it's best to be seen by an experienced homeopath to review your case & pick the right remedy. If no relief after 2-3 doses, it's the wrong remedy. Also use cranberry & d-mannose. If fever, see md. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure a UTI without antibiotics? And how long does it take to cure in females?

Is there any way to cure a UTI without antibiotics? And how long does it take to cure in females?

Not likely: 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. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to cure a UTI with only water?

Often forever: Water drinking is not cure, although it certainly helps. ...Read more

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What number of does of the drug rocephin (ceftriaxone) will it take to cure a uti?

What number of does of the drug rocephin (ceftriaxone) will it take to cure a uti?

UTI: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) - Ceftriaxone - is a parenteral antibiotic, only can be given IV or IM. Most simple UTIs need only an oral antibiotic, and 3 days is often enough. Usually, there would be no indication for a parenteral antibiotic unless you have a complicated and/or resistant infection. In that case, you may need a longer course of treatment, too. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a UTI to go away?

How long does it take for a UTI to go away?

3 days: Most UTI symptoms resolve within 3 days after beginning antibiotic treatment. If symptoms of burning with urination, urinary frequency and urgency continue past 4 days, call your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take to clear up a mild uti?

UTI: Clinical response should occur within a day or two but full cure may take longer. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal a partially treated uti?

How long does it take to heal a partially treated uti?

Get help: A partially treated UTI is an untreated infection. Get seen and re evaluated and a full course of treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a UTI to go away with medication?

How long does it take for a UTI to go away with medication?

UTI: Time of recovery will vary with the type of UTI (lower tract vs. Upper tract), the organism responsible, the appropriateness or lack thereof of the antibiotic used, the immune and anatomic integrity of the patient. The organisms will start to die quickly, but symptoms may take a day or two to begin to resolve, just as if you were bruised from trauma. ...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