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Mom has mid-stage Frontotemporal dementia; having more freqent UTIs lately; started 3 yrs ago. Concerned the antibiotics will lose effectiveness soon.

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Dr. Atul Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: UTI and abx

Why is she getting UTI, most patients there is a reason, and the reason can be personal or anatomic, is there an issue with her urogenital tract etc? Next issue is does she have true UTI or a urine is positive and she gets treated, are there cultures done, and often patients can be colonized may not therapy.
A discussion with her MD may be needed and she may need to see a Inf disease doc.

In brief: UTI and abx

Why is she getting UTI, most patients there is a reason, and the reason can be personal or anatomic, is there an issue with her urogenital tract etc? Next issue is does she have true UTI or a urine is positive and she gets treated, are there cultures done, and often patients can be colonized may not therapy.
A discussion with her MD may be needed and she may need to see a Inf disease doc.
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