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What can relieve UTI symptoms ?

What can relieve UTI symptoms ?

Antibiotic: If you truly have a uti, you need an antibiotic. Cranberry juice is a simple way to prevent future utis. ...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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Persistent UTI symptoms, what to do?

Persistent UTI symptoms, what to do?

Possible IC: Interstitial cystitis could explain your symptoms. Suggest you check at: ichelp.Org website. Also cosult with urologist or uro-gynecologist if you haven't done so. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if UTI symptoms won't go away?

What to do if UTI symptoms won't go away?

Would suggest..: to see a urologist or gynecologist to make sure there are no structural issues that predispose you to the condition. I presume you have the right anitibiotic for the right organism. ...Read more

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Uti symptoms but no UTI on culture is what?

Uti symptoms but no UTI on culture is what?

It may never show up: Utis is a clinical diagnosis - that means for a physician, we rely mainly on the patient's symptoms (pain on urination, hesitancy, frequency, flank/supra pubic pain) to make a dx. In many cases, we can grow and isolate the offending organism in the lab in <24hrs.. In other cases, it is much harder to do this (eg chlamydia, ureaplasma, mycoplasma) - sometimes resulting in a negative culture. ...Read more

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Why do I only have UTI symptoms in the morning?

Please Clarify: What are "uti" symptoms? This is very ambiguous and makes it hard to give you any kind of valid answer. ...Read more

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Uti symptoms but not uti? What could it be then?

Uti symptoms but not uti? What could it be then?

Many things: See your doctor. You need to have a full history and physical exam to clearly establish a diagnosis. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have UTI symptoms and am traveling out of town . ?

UTI: You can buy Urispas at the pharmacy which will relieve the pain but not get rid of the infection. Drink as much water as you possibly can and see a physician if it persists as you will need an antibiotic ...Read more

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What to do if I have had UTI symptoms for about 3 months now?

What to do if I have had UTI symptoms for about 3 months now?

Testing?: Have you had your urine tested and cultured?? If not, this is what you need to have done as soon as possible to confirm whether there is a urinary tract infection or not, and if so, what bacteria it is and what antibiotics it is susceptible to for proper and complete treatment. ...Read more

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Can a UTI resolve itself? I had UTI symptoms for 10 days then go away without meds years ago. I've since had many utis treated, could there be damage?

UTIs can go away!: Not all bladder infections require antibiotics. If you drink a lot of fluid, especially water or cranberry juice you may clear the symptoms. If they persist, worsen or you see blood in urine, contact your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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I had a UTI a month ago took the meds like i was told but had some left. Didnt think anything of it. Now i feel like i'm having the UTI symptoms again?

I had a UTI a month ago took the meds like i was told but had some left. Didnt think anything of it. Now i feel like i'm having the UTI symptoms again?

UTI: Obviously you did not take the medication like you were told because you still had some left. That means that is possible that you were left with a partiall y treated uti. Before you take the remaining medication, see your doctor and have your urine checked, is possible there may be something else going on. ...Read more

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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