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I need treatment for a urinary tract infection. I have no health insurance. What can I do?

I need treatment for a urinary tract infection. I have no health insurance. What can I do?

? Pharmacy clinic: Need antibiotics if UTI definite. Pharmacy clinics exist in many places & brief visit is inexpensive. Or call couple of primary care drs' offices & ask for price of minimal visit for patient with UTI who needs an antibiotic prescription and will pay cash. Almost all insurances only pay a reduced % of regular charge anyway. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


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Would if be just better to lay off of sex while having treatment for urinary tract infection?

Would if be just better to lay off of sex while having treatment for urinary tract infection?

Depends: If it is being treated and sex doesn't cause discomfort, it should be ok. The majority of uti's respond rapidly to antibiotics, often within the first dose. ...Read more

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Whats treatment in us for urinary tract infection and kidney infection?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics are given to treat upper and lower urinary tract infections, based upon the infectious organism, usually gram negative species, such as e. Coli. ...Read more

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Treatment for urinary tract infection to my 3 year old girl. She feels pain when urinating.

Treatment for urinary tract infection to my 3 year old girl. She feels pain when urinating.

UTI in a Child: An infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis) results in severe back pain, high fever and nausea/vomiting. Unlike an infection only involving the bladder, the ascension of bacteria into the kidney is a dangerous event. In children it should raise the possibility of an abnormality of the urinary system. Congenital obstruction or urinary reflux are the most common causes. Surgery may be necessary. ...Read more

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Are traditional chinese medicine and fuyan pills acceptable solutions in medicine community for treatment of urinary tract infections and problems ?

Are traditional chinese medicine and fuyan pills  acceptable solutions in medicine community for treatment of urinary tract infections and problems ?

Ee comment: In the traditional scientific method of treating urinary infection, no one drug is capable to treating all infections, as the germs react differently and at times unpredictably we don't know what the herbs contain? Cystitis cystica and glandularis are not due to infection. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for urinary tract infections in children?

Guided antibiotics: Antibiotics guides by the results of a properly obtained urine culture is the standard of care for UTI treatment in kids.Treatment based on urinalysis or symptoms is often misdirected and at worst delays proper care. ...Read more

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With proper treatment, how long does a urinary tract infection in women normally last.

With proper treatment,  how long does a urinary tract infection in women normally last.

See details: Symptoms should resolve 48 hours after antibiotics are started. The urine should be sterile in 3 days. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for a urinary tract infection?

What are some treatments for a urinary tract infection?

Culture + Antibiotic: Urinary tract infections (utis) are most commonly caused by the bacterium e. Coli. Because of the bacterial etiology, antibiotics like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) which effectively end up in the urinary tract are routinely used. Urine cultures ensure that the causative bacteria is a.) identified and b.) susceptible to the prescribed antibiotic. ...Read more

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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


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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more