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Instant Uti Relief
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
BC pills: What is in the material you are using. Without knowing what it is it is very difficult to answer your question. If this is pyridium hormonal birth control (eg, birth control pills) may not work as well while you are using phenazopyridine/butabarbital/hyoscyamine. To prevent pregnancy, use an extra form of birth control while taking this. ...Read more
Return to doc: How long have you been on the antibiotics? Have to give them adequate time to work. If no relief after 3-4 days or if symptoms worsening, return to doc. Urine culture & sensitivity may be needed to id the causative bacteria & most effective antibiotic. Drink plenty of fluids, including cranberry juice to acidify urine. ...Read more
My wife has UTI she got antibiotics but it will take time until it starts affecting. What can she do to relief the pain until then?
Will clindamycin cure a uti? I've been taking it for going on 3 days now and haven't experienced much relief. I've also been taking priobiodics.
What to do if there's been a constant urge to urinate for 3 wks, with zero relief! Not a uti. 23 y/o female! Please help!?
Many causes: It is possible you have chronic pelvic pain syndrome. There are many causes of nonbacterial and noninfectious cystitis. Not enough space here to discuss in detail. You should see a urologist for cystoscopy, possible bladder biopsy and an accurate history with a urination diary. And a review of any medications you are taking, seeing if there is residual urine remaing after urination. Good luck ...Read more
My girlfriend is approximately 2 months pregnant and has a UTI she has these regularly. Can she take cystex? If not what can we do? She NEEDS relief!!
Uti: Urinary tract infections can be very serious especially during pregnancy. Because of hormonal changes and dilatation of the ureters during pregnancy there is an increased risk of kidney infections. She should have a urine culture and appropriate antibiotics started. She should be followed closely by her obstetrician. ...Read more
I am taking biofloxin for a UTI amongst a couple of other things for pain relief and accidentally took both the antibiotics at the same time. Just now. (it is supposed to be one twice a day) is this likely to cause any complications?
Not likely: An additional dose is not a problem. Go back to your regular schedule and things should be fine. ...Read more
Discuss: After 5 days, your symptoms should have at least started to improve. If there is truly no relief, your symptoms may be attributable to another abnormality (not the uti), poor response to the keflex, or residual irritation even though the infection is clearing. You should call your doctor to report your concerns. ...Read more
I have a UTI and I started taking azo, would it be okay to take hydrocodone with it for a little pain relief?
If prescribed: Yes, if it is prescribed by your physician. ...Read more
I have an UTI caused by group b strep and was prescribed amoxicilion. Approximately when should I be feeling some relief from symptoms?
24 hrs: The medicine should take effect and you should begin relief of symptoms within 24-48 hrs. ...Read more
I've been experiencing urinary urgency/pain, frequently. But every time I get tested for a UTI, it comes up negative. I don't know how to get relief.
Here are some...: UTI is a common cause for temporary urinary frequency & urgency but not the only one with others including over urine excretion resulting from fluid over-drinking, urine over production from various reasons, poor bladder instability life CI, poor bladder emptying, etc. More? Ask your urologist who should be able to address the related issues on your voiding concerns. ...Read more
The past 2-3 yrs I've experienced mild/severe burning at the end of urination. Tested for STIs, always came back neg. Treated for UTI but no relief.?
If this is going on for 2-3 yrs, I believe it is time to see a urologist. However in the meantime get AZO tablets from your drug store. It is available over the counter, no need for prescription. Take one tablet 3-4 times a day
Hopefully you get relieve, and it may do the trick, specially if your urine has no infection
Best of help to you young lady ...Read more
Had uti since 5 days but started antibiotics yesterday only. The fever is very troubling just a 2 day relief from fever and its again there. Started a?
0ther person.: Had uti since 5 days but started antibiotics yesterday only. The fever is very troubling just a 2 day relief from fever and its again there. Started a? ANS: it is unethical for you to discuss someone else's health with me without asking for and getting their permission. Happy to talk to them. ...Read more
I was given endep (amitriptyline)10 to stop the urge and sensitivity down there. I feel it's started again, could it be a uti? Should I start taking endep (amitriptyline) for relief
Don't use Endep (amitriptyline) now!: There are things you can do until this clears, but talk w/ your doctor about alternatives if it doesn't clear soon. Endep (amitriptyline) will NOT kill a UTI. Drink more water - lots! Try an OTC pill like AZO or Aussie equivalent. Read: http://www. Ic-network. Com/conditions/interstitial-cystitis/exploring-treatments/ Good luck - I feel your pain. ...Read more
Uti: UTI needs to be treated with appropriate antibiotics ...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