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I read that fosfomycin is not as effective as other antibiotics. Should I ask my doctor for another antibiotic?
Can fosfomycin be used in the UK? My Gp prescribed it as a last resort for a UTI that no other antibiotic is clearing
Yes: It is also used occasionally in the US as an antiobiotic for UTIs. ...Read more
Everything i read says trich is usually treated with a single dose of antibiotic so why did my doc say I have to take 3x for a week?
Different meds: There are different medications and the one you were prescribed needs to be taken as directed. Since we don't know what your doctor has given you, it's best to call him/her if you have any questions. ...Read more
Need spec. Doc for constant utis urine reading is normal except have trace of leuk always. Urologist can't help. Had 7 diff. Antibiotics since may?
UTI: A urinalysis showing trace leukocytes does not in and by itself mean urinary tract infection. Are you symptomatic? Why are these specimens being obtained? Why were you given antibiotics? Need far more information. You could either see a nephrologist (kidney specialist), or an infectious diseases expert and they might help solve this dilemma. Good luck. ...Read more
I read a book A New IBS solution the doctor says IBS is caused by overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine and treats with a 10 day antibiotic treatment. How can I find a dr who will give me this?
Functional Med doc: You may want to seek out a functional medicine doctor. Some gastroenterologists are also familiar and comfortable with treating irritable bowel syndrome with probiotics. Genova diagnostics and some other companies have a functional bowel test that can help the doctor determine if you have problems with your bacterial flora. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unclear: It is not clear from this limited information why you have been given antibiotics. I would contact the doctor who prescribed them to you and ask for clarification ...Read more
No: Do not worry, it will have no bearing on the ultimate course. ...Read more
Training/education: A combination of medical training, knowledge of the bacterial spectrum of specific antibiotics and bacterial resistance patterns, and use of published treatment guidelines. ...Read more
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