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How To Stop Uti
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 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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This UTI medication is making me hot and sick.. I don't feel anymore pain or anything, can I stop taking it?
Med eval: Seek medical treatment before complications arise.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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