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Is It Normal To Have A Fever And Chills After Starting Antibiotics For A Uti
Maybe: Too many ifs in this question. You may be seeing inflammatory changes from an infection which the antibiotics are just beginning to control, you may not be getting the correct antibiotic, the urinary tract infection may have reached a stage where it requires more than antibiotics, etc. Go back and see your doctor if not better fairly quickly. ...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
Hi, I had a UTI and the symptoms included a fever, but it was over after 24 hours and I feel ok now. Is this a sign the UTI is gone? Should I see Dr?
Urinalysis +ve w UTI: How do U know U had UTI? Urinalysis is required to make diagnosis. Unusual for UTI to clear up in 24 hours unless U take antibiotics. Pain & urinary frequency are symptoms associated with UTI, but are not diagnostic, thus you may not have had UTI in first place. Fever may have been related to something else. ...Read more
Is it normal to have diarrhea during and then after you have stopped taking antibiotics? I took a course of antibiotics for a week for a sinus infection. During the course of treatment i had moderately severe diarrhea. It has been over a week and a half
No: Antibiotics frequently cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can also cause clostridium difficile colitis which is more serious and needs treatment. If your diarrhea continues you need to have your stool checked for c. Difficile toxin.In the future, taking a probiotic like vsl#3 has been shown to prevent antibiotic associated diarrhea and c.Difficile disease. Good luck. I hope you feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My GP thinks I have a UTI. Every evening i get a fever and after a while start to sweat for a couple of hours while the fever drops. Is this dangerous?
Need a good eval.: UTIs don't do this, especially if you are on noefloxacin. There are a number of infections and other medical problems that can produce your symptoms. You need a thorough medical evaluation by your physician ...Read more
I'm taking an antibiotic for a bladder infection and have been peeing a lot the past day or so. Is this normal?
Yes : Yes it may still be inflamed but if it is not resolving i would go backlog your pcp for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have been treated with antibiotics for 4 weeks for a kidney infection (pseudomonas) i remain unwell fever and back and loin pain. Is it normal?
I developed a urinary tract infection a week ago, I've taken a course of antibiotics and cystopurin to treat it but my symptoms are still continuing?
Need to know more: Would need more information to advise. Diarrhea could be unrelated as could nose bleed. Please provide the following: How long and how severe the diarrhea, blood or mucous in stools, pain, recent hospitalization, which antibiotics? Nose bleed, how often and how severe? ...Read more
I took antibiotics 1 month ago for a UTI
and a week later or more developed a yellow discharge. Is this a yeast infection? There is no other symptoms
Probably so: Use of antibiotics CAN lead to vaginal yeast infection. Yeast and bacteria can live in "harmony" When you destroy one ,the other prevail. You can douche with arm water (put 1/2 teaspoon baking powder in cup of warm water and douche with it. Or get an over the counter antifungal vaginal ointment from local drug store ...Read more
Is it normal to start a fever after you start antibiotics? There was no fever when the antibiotics were prescribed.
Depends...: It usually takes antibiotics 24 to 48 hours to start actually working on the infection. If this has been the time frame you have been taking them for this could be related to the infection itself. If you have been taking them for more than 2 days then you might need a different antibiotic. I would suggest to keep taking them and if after 2 days the fever continues see your doctor again. ...Read more
Is it normal for a toddler to still have drainage in throat that has to be coughed/cleared regularly a week after all other cold symptoms are gone?
Can happen: Sometimes, bladder pain (called "dysuria"-difficult/painful urination) can be from bladder spasm and not infection, especially if continues after treatment.Another condition is interstitial cystitis which is very frustrating, and usually needs cystoscopy to diagnose.You can ask your provider to consider a trial of a bladder anesthetic like Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can help.Help.Or infection is resistant to drug. ...Read more
I've been on antibiotics for a week to treat a uti. Now it is the last day and my urine however has not cleared up, could it be more than a uti?!
UTI: Don't know what you mean by "has not cleared up", but if you really have a persistent UTI you may have upper tract infection, an organism that was resistant to the antibiotic you were taking, something besides a direct UTI (an inflammatory process adjacent to and secondarily inflaming the urinary tract), or other issue. See a urologist or touch base again with your pcp. Good luck and get better. ...Read more
Is it normal for sex to be a painful a few weeks after getting rid of a yeast infection? Or should I treat the infection again?
After a chest infection and prescribed clarythromycin i still have a chesty cough. Is this to be expected or does it indicate they haven't worked?
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
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