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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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Is it possible for UTI to go away on its own with water and cranberry juice? Any other natural ways to rid yourself of UTI ?

Is it possible for UTI to go away on its own with water and cranberry juice? Any other natural ways to rid yourself of UTI ?

Possibly...: The answer to this question is yes; but it depends upon the causative agent of the infection. If your symptoms persist then get with your doctor for a urine test/culture to identify the cause of your infection; and obtain the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Would a UTI go away faster on its own during pregnancy?

Would a UTI go away faster on its own during pregnancy?

UTI and pregnancy: The immune system of pregnant women is lower than that of women who are not pregnant; infections have more difficulty resolving on their own. ...Read more

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I have a severe uti the antibiotics they gave me are resistant to this strain of bacteria can't afford something else can this go away on its own?

I have a severe uti the antibiotics they gave me are resistant to this strain of bacteria can't afford something else can this go away on its own?

You need antibiotics: There are many options to treat UTI. Even when the bacteria causing it are resistant to some antibiotics, usually there are a few options, and not all of them are expensive. Discuss this with the doctor treating you to find an acceptable option. Some UTIs will clear up on their own, but "severe" suggests kidney involvement, fever, etc. Don't take the chance; this could be very dangerous. ...Read more

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What can I do if my UTI won't go away?

What can I do if my UTI won't go away?

Here are some ...: Clinically, if the suffering from UTI fails to improve and go away after taking antibiotics (if effective), it's time for re-evaluation with further reviewing Hx + exams + tests as needed so to assure the original Dx was correct & bug is sensitive tt Rx; then further care can be modified to suit the right direction of care for your personal conditions... So, go to be re-evaluated timely as advised ...Read more

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How long does it take for a UTI to go away?

3 days: Most UTI symptoms resolve within 3 days after beginning antibiotic treatment. If symptoms of burning with urination, urinary frequency and urgency continue past 4 days, call your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my UTI won't go away?

What do you suggest if my UTI won't go away?

Consult urologist: Firstly U need to be on an appropriate antibiotic, secondly you may have an anatomic problem & unable to empty bladder completely with urination. Other problems like kidney or bladder stones, if present, can harbor bacteria and prevent cure of UTI. Good luck ...Read more

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What can I do about a UTI that will not go away?

Urine culture: Make sure a urine culture was done to identify what the bacteria was and which antibiotics the bacteria is sensitive to. If you have been on the appropriate antibiotics and the UTI persists, further testing of the bladder or kidneys may be necessary. ...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