Doctor insights on:
Male Uti Infection Symptoms
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
UTI: Yes. A UTI is an actual infection with bacteria or fungi of the urinary tract. You can also get cystitis which is irritation of the tubes of the urinary tract which can cause burning and discomfort without infection. Often bubble baths or irritants that contact the urethra can cause this. Avoid synthetic underwear (wear breathable cotton) and irritants like bubble bath or soapy water. ...Read more
If i had a kidney or UTI infection and no antibiotics, and symptoms are gone, does that mean it went away?
Possibly: Some utis including kidney infections clear up in time due to your own intrinsic body defense mechanisms. However, you should get your urine checked to make sure infection has cleared up ant merely become non-symptomatic. By & large all utis are best treated with antibiotics, both for speed of resolution and reduce rusk of infection spreading. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can citrobacter koseri UTI infection occurs? What might me the cause and sources of infection? Symptoms and treatment?
Here are...: Bacterial UTI commonly happens to many young sexually active females; if so, usually within 48 hrs after sex. The common bugs are: gram(-) rods - e. Coli (86%), klebsiella, proteus, citrobacter, etc.; gram(+) cocci - enterococcus, staph. Saprophyticus, ...; rarely with pseudomonas, serratia, providencia. Sx: frequency, urgency, burning.. Rx: appropriate antibiotics. Detail? See doctor timely. ...Read more
Dr's instructions: Follow the prescribing doctor's instructions for completion of a proper course of antibiotics for the uti. The frequency, type and cause of UTI are quite varied, so your doctor is the best person to ask in your particular case. In general, we like patients to complete a full course of antibiotics, be it a one day, 5 days, 10 days, etc. ...Read more
I've been taking bactrim and pyridium for 6 days for a UTI infection, but i still have the symptoms. What could it be? Since starting the antibiotics, i've felt better, but once the medicine wears out, it gets worse. I only have enough left to last me thr
22 weeks pregnant and on cefalexin 1mg 3times a day for last 5 days for upper uti infection. Allergies to penicillin and septrin. Symptoms worsening.
? resistance: It is possible that you have a bacteria which is resistance to the cefalexin. Since you are pregnant and you have "upper tract" infection, it could become a significant problem. See your doctor soon. The urine can be tested to see to which antibiotics the bacteria is sensitive. ...Read more
When should ur tablets start to work for a UTI infection.. Been on mine 4 days now 3 times a day and no improvement at all what do I do now?
Check urine culture.: Not all infections are the same. You may have an infection with a bacteria that is resistant to the antibiotic you are taking. Also you need to make sure you are working with the correct diagnosis. Follow up on urine tests and cultures. See your doctor for evaluation of alternate possible causes of your symptoms. Good luck and i wish you a speedy recovery! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Male bacterial infection symptoms
- What are the symptoms of a male yeast infection?
- Uti symptoms but no infection
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Male yeast infection no symptoms
- Male uti symptoms discharge
- Male urethra infection symptoms
- I have had urinary tract infection symptoms but no uti
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free