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What can I do about an urinary tract infection?

What can I do about an urinary tract infection?

C Dr 4 antibiotics: See your dr. Get urine tested asap, drink lots of water & take prescribed antibiotics.. ...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 should I do about this urinary tract infection?

What should I do about this urinary tract infection?

Get it treated.: Please get this treated, because if it is not, it could progress to pyelonephritis and damage your kidneys. It can also lead to cystitis or bladder infection and might even get in the bloodstream, resulting in sepsis. The standard antibiotic is trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or tmp-smx. Others, like aminoglycosides and cephalosporins are also used. See your doctor and get treated asap. ...Read more

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What should I do about potential urinary tract infection?

What should I do about potential urinary tract infection?

Here are some ...: If you're clinically suspecting UTI, the best course of care will be seeing Doc for reviewing Hx and testing urine with Rx to follow. If unavailable to see Doc soon, do AZO test to see if nitrite or / and WBC-esterase ia(are) present, drink more fluid including cranberry juice to enhance voiding and bladder emptying, and take phenazopyridine (pyridium) to ease irritative voiding Sx. See Doc ... ...Read more

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What can you do for a urinary tract infection that recurs?

What can you do for a urinary tract infection that recurs?

Treat it: See your doctor about getting treatment for the recurrence. You will want to discuss possible reasons for the infection and how to prevent further infection. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a urinary tract infection?

See a : Medical provider for proper treatment . Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I have suspected urinary tract infection?

Treatment of UTI: The first thing you need to do is to diagnose a UTI. This is done with a urine culture ordered by a physician (P) followed by antibiotics ordered by the U. If your culture is negative, you do not have one. See a P for the answer to your question. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do when you have a urinary tract infection as a man of 60?

What to do when you have a urinary tract infection as a man of 60?

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor for an antibiotic prescription to treat the current infection and to evaluate any underlying issues, such as enlarged prostate, that may be predisposing you to the infection. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a urinary tract infection but no access to a doctor?

What to do if I have a urinary tract infection but no access to a doctor?

U shoudl have access: To an emergency room or urgent visit center, or a pharmacy u need to leave a urine sample that can be sent to the lab and the health care provider can get u started on antibiotics beofre the culture is back, many pharmacies have urgent txment areas that are staffed by nurse practioners. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a urinary tract infection and my mom doesn't think its that serious so she won't take me to the doctor :c will it just go away on its own ?

What to do if I have a urinary tract infection and my mom doesn't think its that serious so she won't take me to the doctor :c will it just go away on its own ?

Who's infected?: If you have a urinary tract infection, get on the phone and make your own appointment. You can die from that stuff. If you are disabled and depend on your mother to get health care, and she is refusing, call the police. ...Read more

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. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more