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Remedy For Uti In Men
Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We can't answer questions from minors < 16 years old. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, & gender, can affect our answer, as some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. List any meds you take & any other chronic medical problems. What is the cause of your enlarged bladder? ...Read more
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
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
What causes UTI in male teenager ? And is trimethoprim effective treatment for eliminating klebsiella species causing UTI?
Usually?: Often male UTIs are a marker of an STD, poor personal (/penile) hygiene, or a known anatomic variance that interferes with urinary flow/clearance, or diabetes with poor control (causing sugar in urine). Consider above and address which most likely fits your situation. If UTI recurs, discuss above with Dr, as more testing may be needed. As long as not resistant, trimethoprim OK for klebsiella. ...Read more
Temporary measures: Home remedies may tide you over until seen by fp. Plenty of fluids, especially cranberry juice (not "cocktail") to acidify urine & prevent bacterial attachment to cells; avoid oj as it makes urine more alkaline & favors bacterial growth. Otc urinary analgesics help but interfere with urine dipstick tests & may mask blood in urine. See fp for eval & tx soon. ...Read more
Depends...: UTI is extremly common in woman ( due to anatomy- short urethra) Most common bacteria is E colli. Antiobiotics prescibed " empiricly - most common are Nitrfurantoin and Fluoroquinons . Treatmen is best decided basaed on microbial cluture of urine. Some bacterias may be resistant and choice is based on antibiotics sensitivity. Different choices in rare UTI's vs. Reccurent. Also if pregnant or age. ...Read more
Can constipation cause pressure in the pelvic region for females?...almost a feeling of "fullness" 19 year old, negative for UTI, urine urgency
UTI needs antibiotic: UTI implies there is a bacterial infection in the bladder and runs a risk for further extension to the kidneys and blood stream if not properly treated. This is important. Your daughter needs her urine cultured to identify which bacteria and what it is sensitive to for proper treatment. Her doctor will start an antibiotic while awaiting cultures and change it if the infection is resistant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recommened dosage of zinc and saw palmetto for a 17 year old male who has nonbacterial prostatits from excessive masturbation?
Prostatitis therapy: Recommended Zinc for a male over 18 is 11mg daily, toxicity happens if you take over 40mg daily. So safe and effective dose is 11-40mg daily. If you are on a vegan diet, double those numbers! Saw Palmetto is not FDA approved and has a long list of serious side effects so I do not recommend taking it. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Before taking antibiotics, a detailed general / urinary history and urinalysis are minimally required for suspecting UTI if you have not had recurrent UTI. But, if you know when a UTI is coming by history after prior evaluation, both nitofurantoin & sulf/trimethorpim remain the most practical yet effective drugs for everyday UTI without antibiotics overuse / abuse. Ask Doc for detail. ...Read more
To treat: treat the infection by local medications and may need prescription medications by mouth- ...Read more
Will a urinary tract infection and/or OTC medications for UTI affect a urinalysis drug screen in any way?
no: A drug screen is not effected by a urinary infection or usual otc medications. ...Read more
Not normal: I'm not sure what you mean by "overactive" bladder. Are you urinating frequently, including at night, do you have urgency (i have to pee right now feeling), do you have any leaking with stress or exercise. All of these things could mean different causes. You can do exercises to increase you bladder capacity - talk to doc about what these are. Also, make sure you fully empty your bladder urinating. ...Read more
Some claims: But nothing that has been shown to be effective in careful clinical trials. Start by seeing your pcp, gyn or a urogynecologist. ...Read more
Other than prostatis uti or infections and any bladder problem. What cause constant desire urinate in a male?
Symptoms for a year. Sore meatus, pain after ejaculation, ache in testicles & perineum. Seen urologist 4 tests. Found klebiella in sperm. Meaning?
Prostatitis: Your symptoms are consistent with a chronic prostatitis. Most common type is non-bacterial and treatment can be more complex often requiring patience and trial and error with a variety of options. That said, the finding of klebsiella on semen/prostate fluid culture suggests a chronic bacterial prostatitis which requires long term antibiotic treatment and further assessment of lower urinary tract. ...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