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Had UTI, urine test shows puss cells and culture shows E.coli. Had antibiotic course did urine test again and it's clear. Need urine culture again?

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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NO

Not unless your symptoms recur.

In brief: NO

Not unless your symptoms recur.
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Here are some...

Theoretically, repeating urine culture is advised in 1 wk after completing antibiotics.
But the info on how you have responded to antibiotics, if your UTI is uncomplicated or uncomplicated, and how often you have had UTI if recurrent, plays an important role in deciding if repeating urine culture is practically necessary. More? Seek evaluation/counseling, or contact www/healthtap.com/dr-Lin...

In brief: Here are some...

Theoretically, repeating urine culture is advised in 1 wk after completing antibiotics.
But the info on how you have responded to antibiotics, if your UTI is uncomplicated or uncomplicated, and how often you have had UTI if recurrent, plays an important role in deciding if repeating urine culture is practically necessary. More? Seek evaluation/counseling, or contact www/healthtap.com/dr-Lin...
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