Top
10
Doctor insights on: How To Stop Uti

Share
1

1
How can I stop getting uti's?

How can I stop getting uti's?

Get evaluated. : It can be very difficult to find the exact cause of chronic or recurrent utis. A workup should include: a detailed history with timing of utis; urine cultures to document the exact type of bacteria in each case; sensitivity data to track antibiotic resistance; physical and pelvic exam, and possibly imaging. If a cause is not found, patient-directed or chronic suppressive antibiotics are possible. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. James Lin
1,580 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
How do I stop a UTI from occurring again?

Try these: 1) empty bladder frequently: stretched out bladder wall more at risk 2) cranberry juice helps --mix with vitamin c rich citrus drink if too tart 3) urinate after sex--may be most important rule to follow 4) use of diaphragm or spermicides with nonoxynol-9 might put women at higher risk-ask doc 5) excessive caffeine, colas may cause bladder irritation. Balance with increased water or other fluids. ...Read more

3

3
Can i tell me how i can stop getting utis after intercourse?

Can i tell me how i can stop getting utis after intercourse?

Maybe: Drink liquids before intercourse and empty bladder after intercourse. If persists, check with a urologist, also try changing positions and be a little less vigorous to avoid traumatizing your bladder. ...Read more

5

5
What happens if my persistent UTI never stops?

What happens if my persistent UTI never stops?

See your doctor: Your doctor will be able to monitor your infection and keep on top of it. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Whenever I have a lot of sex for consecutive days with my fiance i always end up getting a UTI after. Is there a way to stop this from happening?

Whenever I have a lot of sex for consecutive days with my fiance i always end up getting a UTI after. Is there a way to stop this from happening?

URINATE/CLEAN/FLUIDS: Uti is caused by bacteria finding way in your bladder during sex.Happens more commonin women as the urethra leading up to bladder is small.Friction during sex makes it easier for bacteria to travel up the bladder.Also urethral opening is close to anus;can get contaminated with ecoli urinate before and after sex clean your genital;anal area before and after sex drink plenty fluids antibiotics for? ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
This UTI medication is making me hot and sick.. I don't feel anymore pain or anything, can I stop taking it?

This UTI medication is making me hot and sick.. I don't feel anymore pain or anything, can I stop taking it?

Urine culture: Simple uti's can often be cleared by taking one dose of certain medications. Have a follow-up urine culture and if negative, stop the medication. ...Read more

10

10
What can I do to stop a uti? I think that I am getting a uti. I do not yet have pain when i go to the restroom but I am experiencing an uncomfortable feeling so i know that the pain is coming. Is there anything thing i can do now so that I do not have to

You : You can try to flush it out with large amount of fluids (drink beverages) and drink acidic juice (cranberry, orange). But if it doesn't resolve within hours, or if you have increased pain, if there is any chance you are pregnant, if you have vomiting, fever, or light-headedness, then you must be evaluated immediately. Uti's can become serious if not treated early so please don't wait. ...Read more