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How To Treat A Uti Without Going To The Doctor
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
How can you treat UTI infection naturally, without going to see the doctor and getting antibiotics?
Yes: There are a number of over the counter herbs and supplements that may help if taken early enough or there are foods to avoid if they cause symptoms to flair. An old standby (if not allergic) is called azo. Not enough space to name all that have had claims of helping. Do not ignore if no fast reponse or if fever. If recurrent, more than 3 in 6 months further eval rec. ...Read more
Reuccerrent UTI with ecoli. If stop Dmannose again culture positive with high ecoli,no symptoms. Doctors treat but not able to find root cause.
Colonization?: Women have higher risk for UTI than men, due to short urethra. You can decrease your risk by making sure you are well hydrated, wash properly after a BM, urinate and wash after intercourse. Urine culture positive is not a diagnosis for UTI. You might have colonization rather than infection. The distinction is not made based on having or not symptoms, but by the urinalysis results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I live in toronto. Doctors can't treat my UTI since 2009. Found enterococcus, used amoxicillin over and over. Who can help me in ny state or close?
Culture+sensitivity: Enterococcus utis can be a very difficult to treat if caused by a vancomycin resistant strain. Many labs do not do sensitivity testing on +ve enterococcus urine culture because most respond to amoxicillin, Augmentin + nitrofurantoin. So sensitivity testing of culture must be requested. Your utis may be complex. Have u seen a urologist? Toronto has superb urologists, should be no need to go south. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are signs of a UTI in a 17m old girl? If she has one, do I need to get her in to see a doctor or can I treat it at home? If so, how?
See doctor: Should see doctor. You do not want to damage kidneys. Urine culture will make sure proper organism treated. Many times in this age there are issues with reflux from the bladder to kidneys which can affect function of kidneys. Severity and number of infections also enter into workup and diagnosis. Sometimes VCUG (fluoroscopic bladder study) and ultrasound of kidneys may need to be performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend has streptococcus viridans in his urine. My doctor said it's not necessary to treat? Why not? Can this be harmful to him? And cause uti?
What causes urinary retention in woman & how does a doctor diagnose and treat it? Uti test negative. Releases every 10-12 hrs only
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