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Uti Infection 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
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
Azithromycin for uti: I personnally do not use Azithromycin for a UTI unless I have no other choice because of drug allergies or if I am treating a specific sexually transmitted disease causing a urethritis in a woman/ man. The dose is either 500 mgs x 2 doses or a full gram (1, 000 mgs) one time dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antibiotics: Antibiotics.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
For the past month I have had the "heavy" feeling of an UTI infection and at the same time I have an urgency with my bowels. ?
See below: I suggest you obtain a gynecological exam for any prolapse. ...Read more
Since past 10 yrs ,every year i get this recurrent UTI infection, and always receive amikacin IV(5 days). will amikacin have long term side effcts?
YES: This is NOT a drug of choice for routine UTI or uncomplicated infections, Can have severe fidney siude effects. ...Read more
Common: Getting a urinary tract infection (UTI) is fairly common after sexual activity. Some options include urinating immediately after intercourse, or taking an antibiotic to prevent the uti. This option should be discussed with your doctor to see if it is appropriate for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: If your little girl has a UTI she needs to be evaluated and treated medically. For prevention you can pick any of a number of approaches to prevent a uti. If she's got an infection, with symptoms of fever, pain, frequency, foul smelling or cloudy urine, she'll need to be treated with antibiotics. Infections, if untreated, can cause kidney damage or become life threatening. Don't wait. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dr's instructions: Follow the prescribing doctor's instructions for completion of a proper course of antibiotics for the uti. The frequency, type and cause of UTI are quite varied, so your doctor is the best person to ask in your particular case. In general, we like patients to complete a full course of antibiotics, be it a one day, 5 days, 10 days, etc. ...Read more
I have a recurring UTI infection but only after I have sex with my long distant lover. What should I do?
If i had a kidney or UTI infection and no antibiotics, and symptoms are gone, does that mean it went away?
Perhaps: It could be. If all of your symptoms are gone (pain, fever, difficulty urinating, etc), then your immune system may have fought off the infection. However, you should be vigilant and if any symptoms recur or new symptoms develop, see your doctor to make sure it's not a recurrence or spread of the infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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