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UTI for 2yr. Urine smells rotten. Gone for 6wk after IVmed. Took Keflex Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Macrobid. Test said those would cure. Dr will only write more oral med. ?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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In brief: Chronic UTI

Follow up with urologist regarding , reflux, urinary retention may need cystoscopy .
Take cranberry pills 4-5 a day as may decrease potential for UTI prevents cell wall adherence. Discuss low dose chronic suppressive therapy, Daily shower, urinate pre and post sex. Check for recto-vesicualr fistula. especially if crohns surgery fissure F/U w/urology

In brief: Chronic UTI

Follow up with urologist regarding , reflux, urinary retention may need cystoscopy .
Take cranberry pills 4-5 a day as may decrease potential for UTI prevents cell wall adherence. Discuss low dose chronic suppressive therapy, Daily shower, urinate pre and post sex. Check for recto-vesicualr fistula. especially if crohns surgery fissure F/U w/urology
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