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What can I do if my UTI won't go away?

What can I do if my UTI won't go away?

Here are some ...: Clinically, if the suffering from UTI fails to improve and go away after taking antibiotics (if effective), it's time for re-evaluation with further reviewing Hx + exams + tests as needed so to assure the original Dx was correct & bug is sensitive tt Rx; then further care can be modified to suit the right direction of care for your personal conditions... So, go to be re-evaluated timely as advised ...Read more

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


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What do you suggest if my UTI won't go away?

What do you suggest if my UTI won't go away?

Consult urologist: Firstly U need to be on an appropriate antibiotic, secondly you may have an anatomic problem & unable to empty bladder completely with urination. Other problems like kidney or bladder stones, if present, can harbor bacteria and prevent cure of UTI. Good luck ...Read more

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My UTI won't go away? I've been on two different antibiotics but I still have this thing. Would a urine culture be my best bet?

My UTI won't go away? I've been on two different antibiotics but I still have this thing. Would a urine culture be my best bet?

Urine culture always: Culture with sensitivities is always advisable as part of optimal management of UTIs. This both identifies type of bacteria causing UTI & which antibiotics will be either effective or not. Meaning whether bacteria are sensitive or resistant to specific antibiotics. You certainly should get urine culture if not yet obtained. ...Read more

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My UTI won't go away i tried all different types of antibiotics so my dr did a culture and he saw a bacteria that was hiding.He gave me sulfamethoxazole for 7 dys.My urine still looks a little soapy.

My UTI won't go away i tried all different types of antibiotics so my dr did a culture and he saw a bacteria that was hiding.He gave me sulfamethoxazole for 7 dys.My urine still looks a little soapy.

May need repeat labs: If the bacteria in the culture report was sensitive to the antibiotics that was prescribed then it should be fine. If your symptoms persist would get repeat urineanalysis and culture. If urine is foamy there may be protein in it. ...Read more

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Are there any links between having nexplianon and uti? This is my second time getting meds for uti, and it still won't go away!

Are there any links between having nexplianon and uti? This is my second time getting meds for uti, and it still won't go away!

See GYN or urologist: There are many reasons for this. You will need urine culture to see if there is really an infection and if so what kind. I am not aware that nexplianon is the cause and it is not an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What to do if UTI symptoms won't go away?

What to do if UTI symptoms won't go away?

Would suggest..: to see a urologist or gynecologist to make sure there are no structural issues that predispose you to the condition. I presume you have the right anitibiotic for the right organism. ...Read more

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I have diareah hot and have a UTI that won't. Go away?

I have diareah hot and have a UTI that won't. Go away?

Recurrent UTI: Recurrent utis suggests more serious and complicated problem. Needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I get incontinence since I had a uti, and it won't go away?

What to do if I get incontinence since I had a uti, and it won't go away?

UTI or incontinence: You made need a different antibiotic if UTI remains. See urologist or uro-gynecologist if incontinence continues after UTI successfully treated. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

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