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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. Adam Lewis
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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?

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 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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I have an UTI infection what can I take or do to make it go away ?I breastfeed

I have an UTI infection what can I take or do to make it go away ?I breastfeed

Antibiotics are need: A UTI is a serious infection and needs antibiotic treatment to prevent worsening and damage to your kidneys. Sulfa drugs can be used while you nurse, and cranberry juice is always helpful for the symptoms. ...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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I always get an UTI infection after sex?

I always get an UTI infection after sex?

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 more

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I believe my daughter has a UTI infection, what's the best natural course of action.

I believe my daughter has a UTI infection, what's the best natural course of action.

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 more

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Should I still take my antibiotics for UTI infection if I have no symptoms?

Should I still take my antibiotics for UTI infection if I have no symptoms?

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

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If i had a kidney or UTI infection and no antibiotics, and symptoms are gone, does that mean it went away?

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 more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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