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How can I tell if I have a urinary tract infection?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Urinalysis, also C&S

Dipstick urine test containing nitrite reagent is quite reliable in demonstrating presence of uti, bacteria can actually be seen in urine by microscopy.
Urine can and should be cultured to identify bacterial species and antibiotics to which the bacteria are sensitive.

In brief: Urinalysis, also C&S

Dipstick urine test containing nitrite reagent is quite reliable in demonstrating presence of uti, bacteria can actually be seen in urine by microscopy.
Urine can and should be cultured to identify bacterial species and antibiotics to which the bacteria are sensitive.
Dr. George Klauber
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In brief: Pain or discomfort

The symptoms of a UTI are variable.
Symptoms include buring with urination, fevers with chills, and flank pain. One usually also develops urinary symptoms such as urinary frequency, urianry urgency, and urinating more at night. If one notices a change with their urination, an evaluation is recommemded to receive the appropriate antibiotic.

In brief: Pain or discomfort

The symptoms of a UTI are variable.
Symptoms include buring with urination, fevers with chills, and flank pain. One usually also develops urinary symptoms such as urinary frequency, urianry urgency, and urinating more at night. If one notices a change with their urination, an evaluation is recommemded to receive the appropriate antibiotic.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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