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When is it okay for me to start working out again after a pretty serious uti?

When is it okay for me to start working out again after a pretty serious uti?

Soon as able to: One can perform their normal daily routine and activities while on treatment for a UTI except possibly for sexual activity as long as the symptoms are not too bothersome. ...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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I have severe lower abd pain like I need to urinate. UTI has been ruled out by dr. ibuprofen isnt working! The pain is 9/10 like ive been sliced in 2! I have kidney stones. How do deal with the pain?

I have severe lower abd pain like I need to urinate. UTI has been ruled out by dr. ibuprofen isnt working!  The pain is 9/10 like ive been sliced in 2! I have kidney stones. How do deal with the pain?

Here are some ...: Bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain & its related Sx over time to Doc for analysis + physicals + tests such as UA, U-culture, CT.IVP ... timely so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care. As to how to deal with pain, you need the prescribed pain med beyond ibuprofen. So, see and work with Doc timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

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What is chronic UTI is it severe?

Recurrent infection: Recurrent or constant infection in the urinary tract is a serious problem. Even if there are less severe episodes. Drink cranberry juice. Drink water. Never delay passing urine. Keep the area clean with warm water but do not irritate with deodorant or soaps. Shower in preference to bath, wipe front to back, keep sex gentle. Drink cranberry juice again. And again. ...Read more

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Ciprofloaxin not working for uti, what are my options?

Ciprofloaxin not working for uti, what are my options?

UTI Treatment: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic commonly used to treat urinary tract infections. Sometimes you can have an infection with a bacteria that is resistant to Cipro (ciprofloxacin). See your doctor again. They may do a urine culture to see what bacteria you have and what antibiotics it is sensitive to. ...Read more

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How long before treating a UTI before symptoms beome serious?

How long before treating a UTI before symptoms beome serious?

Depends on factors: Once an takes hold in the urinary tract, it can move upward and infect the kidneys. The rate that this happens depends on individual vulnerabilities such as anatomy, age, immune function, past history of infection, causative agent, treatment choice. Signs that an infection is serious: fever, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, unable to eat, pain in flank (where kidneys are located), malaise. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a UTI to become serious?

How long is it supposed to it take for a UTI to become serious?

Varies: It could potentially clear or it could progress to a kidney infection, which is much more serious. Symptoms can develop very quickly, in a matter of hours. ...Read more

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Could having constant uti's be a sign of something more serious?

Could having constant uti's be a sign of something more serious?

Yes: It could indicate a chronic prostate infection, large post void residual volume in the bladder, vessico-ureteral reflux, infected bladder or renal stones, ineffective antibiotic treatment etc. Get checked out by an infectious disease specialist or urologist. ...Read more

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How long would it take before medication starts working for a uti?

Within few hours: It depends on the infection but if the right antibiotic is given for the infection it will start working right away and you may feel relief within 48 hours as far as symptoms are concerned. ...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