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How long does UTI treatment last?

How long does UTI treatment last?

Depends: There are 3,7,10,14 day courses of treatment depending on your history and the antibiotic chosen ...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 UTI treatment to clear infection?

How long does it take for UTI treatment to clear infection?

Depends: Uncomplicated bladder infections can be treated in 3 days. Complicated upper utis can require upto 14 days of IV antibiotics. ...Read more

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For how long does the treatment for UTI last.

For how long does the treatment for UTI last.

Varies: Depending upon the site of the UTI and the causative agent it may be as little as a day, or in the case of pyelonephritis, may be weeks. ...Read more

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Is it okay to get UTI treatment at a walk in care center?

Is it okay to get UTI treatment at a walk in care center?

Yes: Walk in care centers, or urgent care clinics are great places to be evaluated and treated for a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Constant urge to urinate still persists after UTI treatment, what do you suggest?

Constant urge to urinate still persists after UTI treatment, what do you suggest?

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

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My meatus is swollen after UTI treatment. Already 2 month. Candida?

My meatus is swollen after UTI treatment. Already 2 month. Candida?

Seek out an exam: Candida might be an issue if the penis is uncircumcised and the foreskin is repeatedly infected. I am concerned why a 28 year old male has experienced a uti. That is not common and needs to be thoroughly evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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finished my 7 day UTI treatment , still having bad pains in my lower stomach and I'm vaginal area . Why could this be ?

 finished my 7 day UTI treatment , still having bad pains in my lower stomach and I'm vaginal area . Why could this be ?

Pelvic pain: Most UTI respond within 3 days of treatment. If after 7 days you are still with pain, there are a few possibilities: you may not have a UTI or the antibiotic may not be correct. So call your doctor to check if a urine culture was indeed done & schedule an office visit. ...Read more

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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

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

Dr. Martin Raff
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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