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What can you take for a possible uti?

What can you take for a possible uti?

Antibiotics: Primary care doctors will prescrib antibiotics for uti. Uncomplicated UTI in females can be treated for 3 days while complicated or recuurent may be treated for longer. Females are advised on proper wiping techniques and drinking plenty of fluids. Complicated or recurrent UTI may warrant work for anatomic cause. ...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


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What can you take for a yeast infection while pregnant?

What can you take for a yeast infection while pregnant?

Yeast infection: Please seek the advice of your ob. However, intravaginal suppositories (monistat) are available otc. For intestinal yeast infection, probiotics should help. Refrain from oral medications like Diflucan (fluconazole) as much as possible during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can you take for a headache if you take a percocet?

What can you take for a headache if you take a percocet?

Focused Headache Med: Percocet is not a great medication for a headache. While the opioid may help dull the pain, it does not treat the underlying vasodilation/venous spasms or muscle tension that cause most headaches. Discuss headache medicines such as reglan, (metoclopramide) compazine, and prophylactic medications with your doctor. If you have a headache that is different than a normal headache, you need to go to an er. ...Read more

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What do you take for a yeast infection typically?

What do you take for a yeast infection typically?

Over the counter : Treatment is over the counter found in any pharmacy, in the form of ovule or vaginal cream; it typically takes few days for the symptoms to go away. If this fails, then your doctor can prescribe Fluconazole orally single dose. ...Read more

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What can you do for a kidney infection?

What can you do for a kidney infection?

Take antibiotics: These need 2b appropriate against bacteria causing infection. Means urine should be sent $ culture & sensitivities, then start broad spectrum antibiotic. This can be changed if necessary after culture report taking 48hrs, or if u react adversely to medication. Need antibiotics $ at least 2 weeks. Iv best if fever high. Drink lots of water & rest. May require pain meds. Best discuss with your dr.. ...Read more

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What can you do for a UTI that recurs?

What can you do for a UTI that recurs?

See a urologist: Utis can recur if infecting organism isn't sensitive to the antibiotic. May be due to lifestyle: failing to urinate after sex, synthetic underwear especially thongs, constipation, bubble baths & bathing rather than taking showers, holding back on urination. ?Anatomic problem, best evaluated by a urologist. When UTI free try preventatives such cranberry juice, gelcaps or tablets & also probiotics. ...Read more

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What to take for a UTI and for how long?

What to take for a UTI and for how long?

The answer depends: On duration of symptoms, what symptoms are you having, and the appearance of your urine sample either under the microscope or in an automated urine test strip. Typically, it also depends on the bacteria being treated, as well as how complicated the location of the infection is(bladder, urethra, tracts/ureters or kidney, as well as the actual antibiotic being used(5-10-14-21 days). ...Read more

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What can I take for a toothache?

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What can I take for a toothache?

Prescriptions: I would let your dentist know and typically pain meds and antibiotics are rxed. Over the counter advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) will also hold you over. There are no meds that will "cure" a typical toothache. For a long term solution, see your dentist. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for a yeast infection?

What medication can I take for a yeast infection?

Meds: Yeast infections may be treated with OTC meds such as: Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Butoconazole & Tioconazole. Sometimes prescription of Diflucan (Fluconazole)may be indicated. ...Read more

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What can I take over-the-counter for a uti?

What can I take over-the-counter for a uti?

OVER THE COUNTER UTI: Urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria and are best treated with prescription antibiotics.But you can use two over the counter products and more fluids and cranberry juice.One product is cytex which contains metamamine a urinary antiseptic and sodium salicylate which helps with the pain, and second is azoor uristat (phenazopyridine) which is phanazopyridine which may colour your urine orange/red, so no alarm. ...Read more

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What can a urologist do for me?

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What can a urologist do for me?

Here are some...: That depends on what, why, & how you may have concerns in kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, sac, testes, epididymides and on what capacity of a urologist may possess since wearing a white coat does mean bearing the same professional proficiency. So, be specific for getting answer to the point. To get thing done right, follow instruction in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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What can you take for a sinus infection if you have gluacoma?

What can you take for a sinus infection if you have gluacoma?

Antibiotics : A diagnosed sinus infection will resolve with the appropriate systemic (oral) antibiotics. As far as nasal congestion ; occasional sneezing, as long as you don't have narrow angle (occludable angle potential) then you may take otc decongestants ; antihistamines. I also find nettie pot saline nasal lavage comforting too. ...Read more

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What to take for a urinary tract infection and for how long?

What to take for a urinary tract infection and for how long?

See your doctor: You need prescription medication for treatment of urinary infection and your doctor will advise you on the type of medication and duration of treatment. ...Read more

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What medication can you take for a pterygium?

What medication can you take for a pterygium?

Pterygium medication: Prevention is key remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural rx info: see eyedoc2020.blogspot.com; Other ways to help decrease symptoms: cold artificial tears, nsaid drops, low dose or hi dose steroids (though risk of glaucoma, cataract); surgery is only real way to remove. ...Read more

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Can you take clindamycin for a uti?

Can you take clindamycin for a uti?

Not usually: Clindamycin is not generally used for utis because it is not active against the bacteria that usually cause these infections. It also does not achieve high levels in the urine. A different antibiotic would almost always be better. ...Read more

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How can you tell for sure that you're pregnant without taking a test or seeing the doctor?

How can you tell for sure that you're pregnant without taking a test or seeing the doctor?

No sure way: There is no "sure" way to know. A simple home pregnancy test should be able to tell you. A missed period might be an indication but it is not a "sure" sign of pregnancy. ...Read more

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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