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Is There A Risk To Taking Antibiotics For A Uti While Pregnant
Depends: Some antibiotics like penicillins, Ampicillin amoxicillin, Clindamycin + Erythromycin are perfectly safe. Tetracyclines should definitely not be used, they can damage a pregnant woman's liver + can discolor the baby's teeth after birth. Macrodantin + Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) are probably safe although recent studies have cast suspicion thb t there many be a tiny risk of birth defects. Always check with OB dr. 1st. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
UTI vs STD: Just clarifying that your asking about sexual activity after treatment for a UTI (and not an std), right? And voiding after intercourse is more important than voiding before activity. (in cases of an std, there should be no "activity" until after both ("all") parties have been treated.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been taking antibiotics for a UTI for 3 days, with no relief. And now I have open sores that are pussing all over inside my vagina. Help.
I have been taking antibiotics for a uti. I finished them and still have the burning and urgency. What should I do?
Treatment Failure: When a treatment fails to produce the solution to a problem the prescribing physician needs to be notified. ...Read more
2 diflucan (fluconazole) pills for yeast I took them one day apart I'm still taking antibiotics for a uti idk if I was suppose to take the yeast pills a week apart?
Varies: One current common regimen for Diflucan (fluconazole) when treating a vaginal yeast infection is to take one pill every other day for 3 days - that works about 98% of the time. Two pills one day apart will still work over 80% of the time. Even one pill works about 70% of the time. If you are still taking antibiotics, you may need to repeat the Diflucan (fluconazole) after completing the course of antibiotics. ...Read more
See doctor asap: It is possible your urinary tract infection has made its way up to your kidneys, something we call pyelonephritis. When we diagnose a UTI we prescribe antibiotics most likely to help. Sometimes that doesn't happen and the antibiotics need to be changed. In either case, you should see a doctor as soon as possible, especially if you feel your symptoms have worsened despite being on antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking antibiotics for a UTI and diagnosed with a yeast infection and prescribed two pills for that. Will it even work since on the UTI antibiotics ?
When done Antibx: Antibx are a risk factor in and of themselves for a yeast infection, so your question is a good one. Generally, it is recommended to take the anti-yeast infection medication/pills once the anti-bx is done, so that you do not get another yeas infection. If is is unbearable, you can always get over the counter creams to help as well. ...Read more
Uti: One or two days, but if severe symptoms or recurrent uti, should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Ive been taking antibiotics for a UTI for going on 4 days now but can't seem to get rid of it. Is it okay to take Cystex or Azo for the pain and discomfort while on antibiotics and how long to wait before I go see the doctor if it does it go away?
4 days: You can take Azo while you are on antibiotics for a UTI; however, you should follow the directions and not use Azo longer than recommended in the directions. Also If you have been on antibiotics for 4 days and aren't getting better, you may have an infection that isn't sensitive to the antibiotic you are on. You need to see your doctor tomorrow and ask about this. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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