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How Many Times In A Day Should I Take An Antibiotic For Uti
I have a UTI and i was prescribed cipro (ciprofloxacin) antibiotic and tramadol do I have to take tramadol 4 times a day or can I just take it when i need it?
Depends : Usually it's just as needed. It doesn't treat your UTI but just pain. ...Read more
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
Over the past 10 months I've had to take 5-7 rounds of antibiotics for uti symptoms including bleeding at times. Should I be worried about cancer?
Not yet.: You need to be worried about what is causing your frequent uti's. See a urologist. Avoid fragrances and harsh soaps in clothing like underwear, that touches you urethra and avoid trauma to the area (like thongs, over-scrubbing, tight clothes or anything that rubs there frequently. Cotton fabric near urethra's best. ...Read more
Getting utis that come back after couple of weeks on antibiotics got so bad 9/10 times in incontent. I also have to push it out and go very often?
I'm on vacation in miami for another week and have onset of uti. I've gotten it many times before, but don't have my antibiotics with me. What to do?
Ihv UTI problem n arises several times m taking antibiotic cifloquin 500. Hw can it b cured and can it be transmitted sexually? What is ecolibacteria?
Urine culture: E coli is one of the most common bacteria that can lead to urinary tract infections. Antibiotics is the correct treatment. It is important to have a urine culture done which can show whether or not the bacteria is sensitive to the particular antibiotic being used. If so and the infection continues to occur then the next step is to see a urologist. ...Read more
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
UTI: The symptoms of UTI such as frequency & urgency should go away with in the first couple of doses if you were given the correct antibiotic .Assuming you had urine test & a culture done & you were not just treated empirically . Some times yeast infec can mimic a UTI . if still having symptoms see your doc again for a repeat urine test & maybe an internal exam looking for Vag infec /yeas ...Read more
I had a very bad reaction to last antibiotic for UTI. Trying d-mannose instead this time. How much should I take a day to rid? 12hrs, no relief yet.
Neg for gon/chlam 3 times as well as trich, hiv, syph, and uti. I suspect myco/ureaplasma. What is the best antibiotic course? No tests where I live..
NGU?: Ureaplasma is normal in the genital tract. So are most mycoplasmas, except M. genitalium. There are no approved tests in the US, but CDC has guidelines for Rx of NGU and M gen if doxycycline or azithromycin don't work. However, the symptoms you list as "conditions" are not those of continuing NGU if you don't have urethral discharge. Best to see an STD or infectious disease specialist. ...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