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Male Uti Antibiotics
Which antibiotic is best for a uti? I'm a 31 year old male. I have slight discomfort and urinating frequently. Please advise.
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
What kind of antibiotics can be used for a. Uti in a male when I am allergic to sulfa and cipro? On doxy now not getting any results
Based on culture: A UTI in a man is unusual and often indicative of a urinary system abnormality that need to be evaluated by a urologist. A culture should always be collected and antibiotics chosen based upon the culture result. Doxy is a reasonable choice if the culture shows sensitivity to it. Nitrofurantoin or Cefdinir would be common choices as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
28 yr old sexually active male tezted neg at ER for UTI diagnosed with dysuria . What can cause this? Why didn't they give me antibiotics?
I'm19 year old male. I had UTI, undergo CT scan last year and antibiotic given. Everything went well but I'm having the symptoms(dysuria) again. Why?
Another UTI?!: They probably need to do further testing to find out why you are getting them. ...Read more
I am a 64 year old male that has had 3 urinary tract infections in the last 3 years. If this is cancer, would an antibiotic cure it?
See below: Cancer dosen't cause uti's. Cancer of the prostate can cause urinary obstruction with large post-void urine residuals that can predispose to uti's. Bladder cancer can sometimes be associated with cystitis. Antibiotics will usually cure these infections with or without cancer. Prostate cancer would usually be associated with a high psa level in the blood. Bladder cancer with blood in the urine. ...Read more
Yes no : First thing you do is to drink plenty of fluids. It may help your symptoms of uti. You need to see a doctor to make sure that you do have UTI by having a urine culture done , if the urine culture is positive then you must take antebiotics however in many cases there are symptoms of UTI but the culture is negative then you don't have to take any antibiotics. ...Read more
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