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Recurrent Uti Infection
I have recurrent UTI and urinary infections every time I use a public toilet. I don't sit on them and I cannot avoid them and starting the pill soon. ?
Not from toilets: Recurrent UTI is a common problem in some women, but has nothing to do with using public toilets. Recurrent UTI comes from within: affected women carry the causative bacteria, often inthe vagina. Sometimes sex is responsible for triggering recurrences, by massaging vaginal bacteria into the urethra. Treatment often can prevent repeat it. Discuss with doctor. But don't worry about public toilets! ...Read more
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
Recurrent sinus, respiratory, UTI infections.Igm high at 392 mg/dl & IgE high at 222 ku/l. No pneumococcal titers without vaccine. Any idea of cause?
Father has recurrent infections of UTI as he does self cath for a neurogenic bladder. Are his kidneys getting damaged?
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
24-48 hrs: If you are not feeling any better by 3 days, return to your doctor. ...Read more
Antibiotics at home: is the best "home remedy" for UTIs. Drinking lots of water can help a lot. Constipation needs 2B treated as it can both cause & prolong UTIs. There is no documented study showing anything other than antibiotics will "cure" UTIs. UTIs may eventually "burn" themselves out if you drink lots of water & urinate frequently. ...Read more
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
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