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Can citrobacter koseri UTI infection occurs? What might me the cause and sources of infection? Symptoms and treatment?

Can citrobacter koseri UTI infection occurs? What might me the cause and sources of infection? Symptoms and treatment?

Here are...: Bacterial UTI commonly happens to many young sexually active females; if so, usually within 48 hrs after sex. The common bugs are: gram(-) rods - e. Coli (86%), klebsiella, proteus, citrobacter, etc.; gram(+) cocci - enterococcus, staph. Saprophyticus, ...; rarely with pseudomonas, serratia, providencia. Sx: frequency, urgency, burning.. Rx: appropriate antibiotics. Detail? See doctor timely. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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What is the proper treatment and dosing of azythromycin for a UTI infection?

What is the proper treatment and dosing of azythromycin for a UTI infection?

Get evaluated. : Azithromycin is not a standard treatment for a UTI and not typically used as first line empiric therapy. It is typically used in lung infections, & sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea and chalmydia, and will not cover many urinary tract pathogens. The best approach is a get evaluated with a urine culture, especially if you have a complicated case requiring non-standard treatment. ...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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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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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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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