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How Long Is Uti Treatment
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
Here are some...: Bacteriologically, if sensitive, all chlamydia should be eradicated in 24 hours, but physiologically, its related inflammation may take 3-14 days or longer to subside reflecting personal health and immunity. So, if not improved as expected, seek re-evaluation for confirming diagnosis and assessing response of treatment so to refine the care as needed. ...Read more
Varies: It takes about 24 hours for the antibiotic to begin working and it may take a few days for swelling to go down. Sometimes additional or different antibiotics have to be used if the first one didn't help. However, don't think that an antibiotic alone can fix the problem. It may make symptoms better, but you need to figure out why there is infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cure for Chlamydia: Please refer this queation to your primary care physician. ...Read more
Use antibiotics: I am sure that every UTI throughout history was not treated with antibiotics and somehow we survive. The risk of not treating is substantial as kidneys can be damaged permanently or infection can spread to the blood making us critically ill. Cranberry juice and increased fluids may help but get on antibiotics when you really need them, like with a uti. ...Read more
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Need more info: Treament for what?Need more dtails to answer your question. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Of inflammation. Most cases of inflammation of seminal vesicles are associated with inflammation of epididymus are commonly due to sexually transmitted infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are usual causes. The medication and duration of treatment would depend on the sensitivity profile of the organisms in your area. Please see your doctor asap and see this site for information. http://www.ncbi.nlm. ...Read more
Depends on cause: If your pharyngitis is bacterial, and a bacteria that is susceptible to clindamycin, you should start feeling better in 24-48 hours. Clindamycin will not treat a viral infection. Viral infections will usually go away after 7-10 days. If your symptoms are worsening on antibiotics or you have having a harder time breathing or swallowing, you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more
Minimal: If you are referring to recovery from laser treatments and injections, then it is very quick. I tell patient's that aside from the blurred vision of dilation, they may return to work or routine activity. If you mean how long does it take to get response to laser or injections, that is a different question altogether. Recovering from surgery should it ever get to that takes longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You should have: asked the person who treated your UTI how long to wait. It matters some, why you were treated, and perhaps you and your partner should be treated at the same time. Was this your first urinary infection or is it a recurrent problem? ...Read more
Urinary infection: Urinary infection symptoms can persist beyond the time of the medications taken. This is not usually the case, but possible. If symptoms persist, a doctor will take another culture to be certain the infection has cleared. ...Read more
finished my 7 day UTI treatment , still having bad pains in my lower stomach and I'm vaginal area . Why could this be ?
Day 6 out of 7 for nitrofurantoin UTI treatment. Got positive EPT result this morning. Could the drug cause a false-positive result?
Not that I know of: Do a blood preg test so u know for sure. ...Read more
I have some tinnitus after UTI treatment. My ENT gives piracetam and tebonin. Will it be fine? I'm a little afraid of eat too many medicine/caps
Tinnitus not serious: In most cases. Don't know why piracetam was prescribed, efficacy to treat anything let alone tinnitus is questionable. There are claims that tebonin might have some effect. Best to diagnose cause & treat that. Certainly discontinue any meds which might have caused it. White noise machine can help to reduce tinnitus to help with sleep. Amytryptyline or nortriptylene can help ?Consult other ENT dr. ...Read more
I have some tinnitus after UTI treatment. My ENT gives methycobal and ginko biloba. Will it be fine? I'm a little afraid of eat too many medicine/caps
After UTI treatment my urine culture is now finally negative, no infection but I still have symptom of burning in urethra. What can be cause? Thanks!
Give It More Time: While the infection is gone it may be that there is still the need to heal completely. And there are a lot of factors specific to you that may play a role (activities, sitting, diet, medications, etc etc etc). So if there is still pain after a few weeks you should discuss this with your doctor. There's something called the 'urethral syndrome' that could be a model for what you may have developed.. ...Read more
Depends: The use of IV antibiotics for UTI implies a serious, hard to treat infection. Most UTI's can be treated by oral antibiotics. If IV antibiotics are needed, treatment may be from 7 to 21 days depending on the response to the medicine. Some serious urinary infections do not clear and infectious disease consultants need to help. ...Read more
Have UTI and im on my second day of treatment.How long does it take to work?Horrible back pain, and soreness.
Soon hopefully: Even minor uti's can be painful, and the pain can last for 2-4 days while on antibiotics. Some dr's may rx pyridium, (phenazopyridine) a drug specifically for the first 2 days of pain while starting antibiotics (makes your urine orange). If your pain is severe, let your dr. Know, as you may need some further testing to rule out kidney stones, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had a uti. Went to doctor for treatment. No longer have UTI but still have burning. What to do to stop burning?
Dysuria: You could try some over-the-counter Azo to see if it helps. Take it for 1-2 days and if the burning persists then go see your doctor ...Read more
I've been suffering with a uti for some time now about a month without treatment. How long does it take for a bladder/kidney infection to occur?
Go seek help: While we have very limited information, this may be more STD related than a typical UTI, if you've had it for about a month. By the way, most people say they UTI when they are referring to a cystitis(bladder infection). A UTI encompasses both lower tract(bladder) and upper tract(kidney/pyelonephritis) infections. Best of luck. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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