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Urinary Tract Infection Family Physicians
Antibiotics: A urinary tract infection is treated with antibiotics to which the infecting bacteria are susceptable. Uncomplicated bladder infections can be cured with 3 days of treatment while kidney infections need 14 days of treatment. More serious infections can be caused by abnormal urinary tract anatomy, function, or calculi which require diagnostic studies to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Infx: Usually antibiotics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Urinalysis & culture: Most UTIs can be diagnosed by simple dipstick test & used by all primary care practitioners, urologists, gynecologists etc. Now available in many pharmacies. Reliable for most infections, although not accurate for some less common types of bacteria. Urine culture &/or microscopy are highly reliable for all UTIs, but needs to be laboratory or office tested. Symptoms often do not mean infection. ...Read more
Yes and no: For successful treatment, antibiotics are usually needed. Sometimes, the symptoms respond to cranberry extracts, but that should be done in agreement with your doctor. Cystitis can become a kidney or systemic infection, and it should not be taken lightly. ...Read more
Hello respected doctors I would like to ask that can roxithromycin be used to treat Urinary Tract infection????
U shoudl have access: To an emergency room or urgent visit center, or a pharmacy u need to leave a urine sample that can be sent to the lab and the health care provider can get u started on antibiotics beofre the culture is back, many pharmacies have urgent txment areas that are staffed by nurse practioners. ...Read more
You can't: You need antibiotics to cure a uti. You need a doctor to prescribe antibiotics. Ergo you can't. ...Read more
You usually cannot: You usually cannot.Get a more detailed answer ›
If an e coli urinary tract infection showed to be susceptive to norfloxacine, why did the doctor prescribed me ofloxacine, i feel its not working.
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