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Uti The Keep
I'm pretty sure I have a uti.. I keep feeling like I have to pee and it's burning/itchy when I pee.
Here are some...: Don't assume having UTI due to voiding symptoms because many other reasons such as IC, OAB, bladder stone, etc. may induce annoying voiding as well. So, it's logical to confirm your concern with objective investigations by following instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain insight on how to work with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more
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
I think I might have a UTI I keep going to the hospital for it but don't take all the antibiotics I was just wondering should I take the rest or not ?
Yes: For prescribed antibiotics normally you are supposed to finish them. If you think you have abnormal reaction to it ask your doctor. ...Read more
What can i do to stop vomiting? I am a female and was diagnosed with a UTI. I cant keep my perscribed medications down and the anti nasea doesnt work.
Notify your: doctor who prescribed the medication that you are having this problem. Your uti needs treatment. I am sure your doctor can prescribe an alternative medication. ...Read more
Everytime after my boyfriend cums in me, a couple days later my urine smells bad for like a week with no pain. Is it a UTI that i keep getting?
Probably not..., but: In your clinical setting, no discomfort in urination suggests less possible to have uti. But to confirm if UTI does exist, go to get urinalysis with the carefully collected mid-stream urine specimen to avoid contamination which is common. If urinalysis is normal, i would not worry about it and leave it alone. Nonethelss, go to see a professional if in doubt. ...Read more
Recently on intermittent low dose benzos - last pill a week ago. Doc prescribed quinolone Ciprobay antibio for UTI. Can I safely keep taking it? Risk?
Yes it's safe: There is no major interaction between the two medications so it's safe. ...Read more
I started to have the urge to go pee today I've been having unprotected sex iam trying to get pregnant could it be a sign of pregnancy or do I have a UTI again and if itsa UTI why do I keep getting it?
Get a urine test.: Frequent urination can be a symptom of the first trimester of pregnancy but if this very early on, it's more likely an infection. Some women are very prone to urinary infections associated with sexual activity, due to the increased bacteria around the urethral area during sex. It's important to have this caught and treated early if in fact this is what is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I seem to keep uti, I pee before and immediately after sex. what else can I do
it never seems to go away, as a woman I prefer to keep my active sex l?
?Sex, ?hygiene: Could be: you don't urinate after sex and go to sleep with a full bladder, use bubble-bath or take tub baths rather than shower, wipe wrong way, don't spread your thighs when urinating + thus trapping urine behind labia, withhold urge to void, wear thongs or non-cotton underwear, are constipated or are menopausal. All or any of the above could make you prone tro utis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor.: Without more information, it is unclear if these recurrent utis are relapses or reinfections. Your doctor should determine if appropriate antibiotics were utilized. You may also need to have a discussion with your doctor regarding hygiene, bathing habits, sexual history, etc. There may be an anatomic abnormality that could be evaluated by a urologist. Good luck! ...Read more
Bacteruria no inflam: With bacteruria, bacteria can be present & multiply in bladder without causing any inflammation & can be symptom free. Some patients only notice urinary malodor, which in fact is a symptom of uti. Presence of pus/white blood cells, in addition to bacteria is required by some drs. Before bacteruria is labelled a uti. Another possible explanation is individual variability in experiencing symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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