Urine culture results: "Mixed flora. No significant pathogens isolated" what does this mean? Should I stop taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or continue it?

If you started your. Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) you should finish the entire course. Culture results are not helpful, but if your symptoms are improving, you should not worry. If symptoms persist despite completing the Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) consult with your doctor again.

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I have a UTI. Only symptoms is blood in urine...just took 3rd dose of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS. Still seeing blood in urine. History of utis and double kidney 36/F. How long should I wait to see results?

See answer below. Visible blood in the urine (aka gross hematuria) related to a UTI (aka hemorrhagic cystitis) is most often accompanied with other bladder symptoms (urinary urgency, frequency, burning and discomfort) and usually subsides within 24-72 hours IF on the correct antibiotic. Painless hematuria is a red flag and is often related to other causes and deserves further evaluation, even if it is self-limiting. Read more...

Is it normal to have urine urgency while taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

See below. Bactrim does not cause urgency usuallu from infection. Hi resistance to Bactrim Cipro (ciprofloxacin) might be better choice. Read more...

Have been taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for presumed urine infection 48 hours+. But still dribbling instead of peeing and pain is substantial. Is Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) working?

Here are some... Hi! TothK441, Sorry to know how you have been suffering. At this time, you should go to any nearby ER to be checked if you're already reaching "overflow urinary incontinence". To get the related things of caring for your current conditions correctly, please peruse the article in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with doctor for right Dx. Read more...

I was diagnosed with kp in my urine c&s is it cureable I was prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for 10 days I am panicking.

Don't panic! Klebsiela is treatable. In an otherwise healthy adult, a urinary tract infection is typically easily managed. Make sure you take them until the entire regiment is completed, even though you will feel better before 10 days. Not finishing antibiotics contributes to increasing resistance to antibiotics. . Read more...
Take as prescribed. C&S (culture & sensitivity) results demonstrate what the specific bacterial infection is by 'growing' it in culture media and identifies it. In addition, the testing also determines what antibiotics the bacteria is 'sensitive' to, so that the correct medication can be used. If taken as prescribed, the infection should be 'cleared' after completion of the 10 days. Read more...