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Is it possible to have a UTI infection, cure it, then another one a month later?

Is it possible to have a UTI infection, cure it, then another one a month later?

Yes: It is possible for the example you suggested to occur. It is also possible the is another issue entirely. If you do have recurrent infections you may require further diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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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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Can antibiotocs used to cure utis also cure vaginal infections?

Can antibiotocs used to cure utis also cure vaginal infections?

Depends: Some type of vaginal infections, especially bacterial, may get better with certain antibiotics. The flip side to this is that those same antibiotics can cause the normal bacteria to die and the yeast to grow, resulting in a yeast infection. ...Read more

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How can I cure a bladder/uti infection using home remedies?

How can I cure a bladder/uti infection using home remedies?

Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read more

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If 1 gram of azythromycin did not cure a UTI infection what can this mean?

If 1 gram of azythromycin did not cure a UTI infection what can this mean?

A few possibilities.: Optimal treatment of a UTI includes identification of the bacteria, determining which antibiotics it is susceptible to, and undergoing a full course of treatment. If treatment fails, the anitbiotic might be inappropriate, the bacteria resistant, the dose or duration of therapy inadequate, or a complicating factor such as a foreign body or stone is present. Get evaluated with a urine culture. ...Read more

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure a UTI infection without going to the doctor?

Nurse practioner: You need someone to prescribe antibiotics, that means dr., nurse practioner or pa. Unless you live in a country where antibiotics are sold over the counter, as in mexico. ...Read more

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Could sumycin (tetracycline) antibiotics cure a lower UTI infection (urethra)?

Depends on organism: Sometimes tetracycline can treat a UTI. Please check with your doctor. Don't just take old meds that are lying around. ...Read more

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I have really painful UTI infection! what should I do?

UTI cure: If you want to cure a uti, you must get a diagnosis. Go to physician, have your urine cultured and get started on an antibiotic, or another appropriate agent. If you have no organism in your urine, bacterial or fungal, you have no uti. ...Read more

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How will I know my UTI infection went away completely?

How will I know my UTI infection went away completely?

Urinalysis: A urinalysis with a reflex to a urine culture with sensitivities will reveal if there is a bacterial persistence or reinfection. Your symptoms would have improved as well. ...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


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