Doctor insights on:
Why Wont My Bladder Infections Go Away After Takikng Many Antibotics
Various reasons: Antibiotic failure may occur due to: insufficient dose & duration of antibiotic; drug-resistant bacteria present, non-bacterial infection with yeast or virus; presence of kidney or bladder stones; surgical hardware or kidney abscess causing persistent infection or drug interactions preventing absorption of the antibiotic. Other diseases can mimic UTI such as: interstitial cystitis & sterile pyuria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
I'm trying to conceive but have a bladder infection & I need to know which antibiotic won't interfere with my ability to conceive as I'm fertile now.
Depends.: Depends upon who you ask. Various specialty groups make different recommendations, local resistance patterns and patient characteristics may modify the choice. Top three are probably nitrofurantoin, Ciprofloxacin or levofloxacin, and septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). All are potentially good choices. But there are many other good choices. If culture is done antibiotics may be tailored. ...Read more
I am concern about my bladder infection . I had to courses of antibiotic already and still not better. It's feel like my bladder is going to falloff?
Bladder Infection: Did you have urine culture done and do you know what is the organism and what antibiotics did you take and for how long.If you have symptoms and the cultures are negative than it could be non infectious condition like interstitial cystitis.You should consult a urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If properly chosen..: ...Should work within 24 hours or less. ...Read more
How long does it take for the symptoms of a bladder infection to ease after starting an antibiotic?
Bladder Infection:: Anytime, we suspect an infection, we start a reasonable antibiotic, not waiting for culture results, as delay can do more harm. In case of uti, a dipstix urine test done in office; if abnormal, detail urine analysis, microscopy and culture ordered. Cx, sensitivity result take 48-72 hours. If different sensitivity, we change the antibiotic. Even with proper abx, it takes 2-5 days to get response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Omnicef (cefdinir): This is an orally taken third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic which should probably be reserved for specific situations in which less broad spectrum drugs might not suffice. There are many drugs available that are less expensive, less likely to alter your normal flora, and just as likely to cure your bladder infection. ...Read more
They shouldn't: Antibiotics should not interact with your period one way or the other. One concern with mixing antibiotics and birth control pills is that the antibiotics can change one's gut flora (bacteria) enough to effect the way the pill is absorbed and that can affect the period. The short answer is still, no. If your period remains delayed it would be worth a visit to the doctor ...Read more
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Why wont my yeast infection go away?
- Why wont my rash go away?
- Why wont my fever go away?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- 37 weeks pregnant why wont my headache go away
- My bladder infection won t go away
- My blackheads wont go away
- My eczema wont go away
- Talk to a infectious disease specialist online