Five to seven days . Usually a UTI will resolve in this time period. If it does not there may be a resistant organism or some anatomical problem that needs to be addressed.
A few days. Symptoms start getting better in a couple of days. It takes 5-10 days to cure completely.
Besides an antibiotic, what can I take to get rid of a uti? This is the third one in my life that I've ever had
Depends. Anectdotal suggestions of drinking cranberry juice have some merit, as the drink can make your urine acidic and kill some minor bacteria, but your best bet is getting a urinalysis and culture with sensitivities to accurately diagnose your UTI and learn what bacteria is causing it, as well as what antibx will erradicate it. Best wishes. Read more...