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How Long Should I Take Antibiotics For Uti
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 ...: 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
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?
If you want to but w: Why would you want to take D-mannose. I do not know of any benefit from this product..... I would encourage you to stop it. ...Read more
Is it safe to take antibiotics for uti (infection)along with homeopathic medicines(natural herbs)to cure the disease ?
Would avoid: If you truly have a urinary tract infection (bacteria and white cells in the urine) and your doctor has prescribed an appropriate antibiotic, I would suggest you avoid taking homeopathic medications. While probably benign, some herbal medications can interact with antibiotics and impair absorption or metabolism. Take the antibiotics as prescribed and recheck with your doctor when completed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some preventative medication options to prevent recurrent UTIs? I would rather not take antibiotics daily. Thanks
Usually yes: Although there are potential side effects from doing this you have to weigh it against having the recurrent infections and taking frequent shorter courses of antibiotic. I routinely place people on courses such as this for recurrent uti. By treating the disease your bladder can heal giving you back your natural defenses. www.peedoc.com @thepeedoc. ...Read more
Took amoxicillin 3x this year f uti. Just took ampoxillin and diaflucan. Have UTI again, can I take antibiotics back to back like that? Need relief!!
My urine was negative for UTI, but they call me a week later saying culture is showing UTI (Ive had no symptoms at all) Do I have to take antibiotics?
UTI questions: I would. Sometimes cultures take time to grow - and then identify the organism. At your age - a colony count greater than 100,000 should be treated. So - I would take the prescribed antibiotics and then request a repeat culture at least 4 days after you finish antibiotics to make sure you are cleared. ...Read more
I went in a week ago for anxiety and they called me today saying i have a uti, but i have no symptoms.. do i need to take antibiotics with no symptoms?
For UTI, if urine test comes back positive, but symptoms already stopped before started taking antibiotics - still important to take antibiotics?
Yes: If you were diagnosed with urinary infection take your medicine ...Read more
I have a UTI (2nd time after taking a course of antibiotics) i'm 16 weeks pregnant and don't want to take antibiotics again. What can I do naturally?
I am planing for baby but because of UTI infection i have to take antibiotics for 3 days .Is antibiotics effect my chances of conceiving ?
I'm on birth control . But I had sex 7 days ago but now I have a uti is it safe to take antibiotics now ? Or are the semen still present ?
I was diagnosed with epididmitis. Went 2 the hospital cas my penis swell n pain. I had no uti. Have h.Pyrlori .I take antibiotics for h.P penis burns ?
Infection?: You seem to have tested negative for uti. Other possibilities include yeast infection due to antibiotics, herpes infection, urethritis, prostatitis, or other sexually transmitted infections if you are sexually active. Need to discuss the option of empiric antibiotics with your doctor. ...Read more
So I had gotten a uti so I did the usual drink lots lots of water, take antibiotics and drink cranberry pills. I put the monistat external cream to relive some burning and the next day I broke out in blisters. Is it possible that I'm allergic?
Taking Cymbalta+Pristiq(cross-titration), Seroquel, (quetiapine) & Remeron. If I get an UTI & need take antibiotics, will it interact w/ drugs or ECT anesthesia?
Just inform Drs.: Treating a UTI is very important so just inform the Dr(s) all about the other conditions and Tx. They can make any needed adjustments and advise you of what to expect. Communication is the key. Tell, ask and stay w/ it till everyone is clear. Also query about wayd to minimize long-term use of so much medication. As soon as possible,try to cut back especially if you add psychotherapy. Best! ...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
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