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Why won't my bladder infection go away?

Why won't my bladder infection go away?

Frequent UTI's: People with recurrent uti's need to be evaluated by a urologist (U) to see if they have an obstruction of their urinary outflow tract causing them to occur. A renal ultrasound will be done first. If that does not give the answer of why you have these frequent uti's, other tests will be ordered. Your U can give you the a diagnosis and a treatment plan to resolve your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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How will I know my UTI infection went away completely?

How will I know my UTI infection went away completely?

Urinalysis: A urinalysis with a reflex to a urine culture with sensitivities will reveal if there is a bacterial persistence or reinfection. Your symptoms would have improved as well. ...Read more

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Why won't my yeast infection go away?

Why won't my yeast infection go away?

Need more info: Fungal infection can sometimes be difficult to cure depending on the host factors (immunosuppression etc), location (for example toenail) and type (yeast vs. molds etc). Need more info to answer. ...Read more

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Do ear infections go away on their own? Could they stay forever? My ear infection isn't going away with antibiotics

Do ear infections go away on their own? Could they stay forever? My ear infection isn't going away with antibiotics

Go away ????: The reduced hearing during an infection may persist for weeks after completing meds.The watery mucus that was part of the infection takes time to clear. If you still have pain, fever or other reasons to believe it is there after meds, it may have been resistant to the one you took. Follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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My yeast infection will not go away, what do I do?

My yeast infection will not go away, what do I do?

Recalictrant Yeast: Infection. If your yeast infection is not responding to over the counter medications or has become chronic then simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more

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If my mensruation comes will it make my yeast infection go away?

If my mensruation comes will it make my yeast infection go away?

Maybe: Sometimes yes, and sometimes no. I've seen it go both ways. You are always safe to wait until your period is over and if yeast infection symptoms are still present, you'll have your answer. ...Read more

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Why wont my bladder infections go away after takikng many antibotics?

Why wont my  bladder infections go away after takikng many antibotics?

Various reasons: Antibiotic failure may occur due to: insufficient dose & duration of antibiotic; drug-resistant bacteria present, non-bacterial infection with yeast or virus; presence of kidney or bladder stones; surgical hardware or kidney abscess causing persistent infection or drug interactions preventing absorption of the antibiotic. Other diseases can mimic UTI such as: interstitial cystitis & sterile pyuria. ...Read more

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Uti infection wont go away with antibiotics?

Uti infection wont go away with antibiotics?

UTI Infection: This is a difficult question to answer because i don't know if a urine culture was taken before you started treatment and because you did not indicate what antibiotic you are taking. I would suggest you check with your physician to order a urine culture and sensitivity . That way the most appropriate antibiotic can be prescribed. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why won't my bacterial infection go away?

I'm wondering why won't my bacterial infection go away?

Don't know where on: Your body the infection is. However if you have an infection that is not improving or is getting worse - seek medical help. ...Read more

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Headache that won't go away? Do I go to ER or wait?

Headache that won't go away? Do I go to ER or wait?

Excellent Question: If it's 'the worst headache of your life' or very close or is associated with other symptoms like brief loss of consciousness or loss of bladder or bowel control, etc., do not hesitate.It could be an aneurysm or brain bleed, or extreme high blood pressure which could be life threatening. If it is not associated with any other symptoms, you might be able to try home remedies, first, & call your dr. ...Read more

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Does overactive bladder ever go away?

Does overactive bladder ever go away?

Sometimes: If major cause was stress or anxiety and these factors are resolved. Similar if related to diet or caffeine & this is corrected. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to why won't my dental abscess go away?

I'm curious as to why won't my dental abscess go away?

Abscess go home: A dental abscess can be destructive if the source is not treated or removed. An infected tooth, an infected periodontal pocket , fractured tooth resulting in nerve death and soft tissue damage are possible causes. If the tooth is not removed or root canal tx performed, or the pocket is not cleaned sterilized and corrected, or the fracture not taken care of it will worsen! ...Read more

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Eyebrow infection wont go away. What should I do?

Eyebrow infection wont go away. What should I do?

See an Eye MD: The only way to be sure of the cause and treatment recommendations is to see an eye md. ...Read more

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I have scabs on my bald head that won't go away. How can I make them go away?

I have scabs on my bald head that won't go away. How can I make them go away?

Could be: Also tinea capitis, which is fungal infection of the scalp. If keeping it moist with ointment doesn't help, maybe Clotrimazole topical to can. Best yet, see your doctor for an exam and a treatment plan. It could be simple scabs, fungus or basal cell skin cancer. ...Read more

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Blader infection will it go away on its own?

Usually not: If it is a true infection, it usually does not go away on its own without antibiotic treatment. Untreated infections can be serious, so do not ignore them. ...Read more

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Limp node infection: what can I do to make it go away? Waiting to see if it goes away alone but it's big and swollen and hurts when touched

Lymphadenopathy: The likelihood is that it will go away when the primary process it is fighting has diminished. This can be due to viral, bacterial or other infections, non-infectious causes of inflammation such as foreign body or allergic reactions, etc. You may just have to ride it out. ...Read more

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I have a bubble on my gums that won't go away even when it deflates. How can I make it go away?

I have a bubble on my gums that won't go away even when it deflates. How can I make it go away?

Consult DDS: The bump on your gum is likely a periodontal or tooth infection this condition needs to be diagnosed by your dds . You may need root canal therapy on a tooth in the specific area or a periodontal infection treated . Be well grant phipps dds. ...Read more

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How can I make my toe infection go away?

Seek a podiatrist: You need to see a Podiatrist for this. Home cures will only cause more problems. Your nail is acting just like a splinter and causing the problem. Trying to take it out sometimes makes it worse because you can't get all of the nail that is causing the problem. You need Podiatric care sooner than later. It will make your shoes much more comfortable.... ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Infection (Definition)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

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