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Can i die from a uti ??

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Dr. Lawrence Scalzo
Family Medicine

In brief: No but

if it is not taken care of and you get extreme symptoms of low back pain, fever , foul smelling urine could go into blood stream , simple uti's no but are you sexuallky active? have any dishcharge? fevers?pain in pelvis could then be pelvic inflamatory disease.
should get simple antibiotics like bactrim ds 3 days if no back pain, 5 if back pain,. drink lots of water.any chance of std? get culture

In brief: No but

if it is not taken care of and you get extreme symptoms of low back pain, fever , foul smelling urine could go into blood stream , simple uti's no but are you sexuallky active? have any dishcharge? fevers?pain in pelvis could then be pelvic inflamatory disease.
should get simple antibiotics like bactrim ds 3 days if no back pain, 5 if back pain,. drink lots of water.any chance of std? get culture
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