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Days of treatment for a man with UTI on 500 mgs of levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Days of treatment for a man with UTI on 500 mgs of levaquin (levofloxacin)?

UTI: It depends. If it is uncomplicated, i.e. No history of stones or hardware and no recurrence then 3-5 days. Consult your physician please! ...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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Are there any new treatments for urinary tract infections in men?

Not really: Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) as an antibiotic is often used as a first line antibioticmore often rather than sulfonamides, trimethoprim-sulfa, Amoxicillin or nitrofurantoin.. Lasers are used to treat bladder stones or many obstructive conditions if they are resonsible in causing utis. Ultrasound bladder scanners are used to diagnosed post-void residuals rather TAH using a catheter. Thats about it. ...Read more

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What can I do for a UTI lasting for 2 months? Treatment isn't working.

What can I do for a UTI lasting for 2 months? Treatment isn't working.

Need evaluation: Do you have culture proven UTI or just symptoms similar to UTl? Either way you need to have upper tract evaluation with CT and cystoscopy. Need to see a urologist for evaluation because tumors, stones, fistulas can be cause of symptoms similar to UTI or cause UTI that doesn't respond to therapy. ...Read more

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How much can UTI last without treatment?

How much can UTI last without treatment?

Forever: Untreated uti, especially infection of the kidney may become chronic and lead to kidney failure. ...Read more

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Whats the best medical treatment for uti?

Whats the best medical treatment for uti?

Identify the Agent: The best method is to do a urine culture. Identify the infectious agent and the right therapeutic agent. This will insure no lack of cures. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for recurrent UTI's?

Whats the best treatment for recurrent UTI's?

Fluids/reg. voiding: Some patients get recurrent UTIs because they hold their urine too long so regular voiding when you feel the need is helpful. Some women get UTIs after sex so voiding before and after sex can help. Staying well hydrated and taking a multivitamin daily are also helpful in some cases. ...Read more

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For how long does the treatment for UTI last.

Varies: Depending upon the site of the UTI and the causative agent it may be as little as a day, or in the case of pyelonephritis, may be weeks. ...Read more

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Why am i having recurring utis after treatment for them and for stis?

Why am i having recurring utis after treatment for them and for stis?

Varies: If your recurring uti's have been documented with urine cultures and there has been more than three, you should see a urologist for a cystoscopy and possibly other tests to exclude bladder disorders that may be causing your problem. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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How long does UTI treatment last?

How long does UTI treatment last?

Depends: There are 3,7,10,14 day courses of treatment depending on your history and the antibiotic chosen ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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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


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Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more