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Uti Treatment

Urinary tract infections are treated with certain antibiotics. Some of the commonly used antibiotics include Nitrofurantoin, Sulfonamides, Cephalosporins, Trimethoprim, Doxycycline, and Quinolones. If the infection is severe, then intravenous antibiotics may be recommended.

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I have a constant feeling to urinate after treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I went to the ER two weeks ago to be treated for a UTI. I was told to go to an obstetrician if the symptoms persisted. Well, it is back. There is no cramping, no pain in my back, just a constant feeling of having to use the restroom. It hurts and throbs even when I am not using the res...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do you have the following symptoms: Feeling of wetness or bed wetting? Leakage of urine during sneezing or coughing? A severe urge to go washroom? Do your fluid intake (coffee, tea) and output match each other? It seems to be urinary incontinence. Do repeat urinaly...  Read Full »

Should I worry about the signs of UTI?

Query: Hello doctor, l am an 18-year-old girl. Last year l was diagnosed with UTl (urinary tract infection) and l got treatment. But two days back l started noticing the same signs l had last year. Is it normal for it to happen more than once or should I be worried? Please suggest. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern regarding your recent symptoms. Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not uncommon, especially in individuals who have previously experienced them. UTIS can reoccur if the underlying cause or risk factors have not been fully addressed....  Read Full »

I suffer from severe lower back and urethral pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 19-year-old female, 5.5 feet tall, and weigh about 176 to 187 pounds. I have bad period pain on the sides of my lower back, which has been happening since my period started four days ago. My flow is normal, and my periods are relatively regular, but the pain has not been this bad...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. I am very sorry about your medical condition. I am here to take care of you. Regarding your symptoms, I propose you have developed a urinary tract infection with dysmenorrhoea. Ibuprofen and Parasol (Acetamin...  Read Full »

My pee is cloudy with irritation during urination. What is the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I think that I have UTI. I have a little bit of irritation when I use bathroom and my pee seems to be cloudy. Sometimes, I have itching. I have an urge to keep peeing. I have this issue for a week. What is wrong with me?  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Abdul Nasir

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have a more likely chance to have urinary tract infection. It occurs more commonly among women. Please mention whether you had any fever in the past few days. Having cloudy urine indicates the presence of protein in the urine. Please mention whether you noticed any sw...  Read Full »

I feel a strong urge to pee, but less urine comes out when I do. Can you please help me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old female facing some issues while urinating for the past two days. I feel a strong urge to pee, but less urine comes out when I do. I do not have a burning sensation but rather a strong sensation to urinate.  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. The strong sensation or the urge to pee but less urine coming through is also a symptom of UTI (urinary tract infection). The absence of a burning sensation on micturition does not mean that it cannot be...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with UTI after having sex with my girlfriend and my doctor prescribed Ciprofloxacin which alleviated my symptoms. A week later, I met my girlfriend which caused the symptoms to recur. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hello doctor,I was diagnosed with a mild UTI last month. The doctor did not say what caused it but I had sex with my partner two weeks before the consultation. Within that week, my urethra was itchy, the head was kind of painful when I squeezed it and I got a discharge. A urinalysis test came and it...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and can understand your concern. Kindly share a picture of the affected area for better suggestions. If there was unprotected sex - one needs to think of sexually transmitted infection. I suggest the following tests: • TPHA (Treponema pallidum ...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from recurrent UTIs, headaches, and stomach aches despite taking medications. Can it be due to sepsis?

Query: Hi doctor, I figured out I had a UTI. I took all my antibiotics, but I have a UTI again but with more symptoms. Like achy muscles, super sore. I am getting bruises and have a lot of exhaustion in my abdomen and back pain. It does smell like a UTI when I pee, but my pee is not dark or anything, and I...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have gastritis and other nonspecific symptoms. These symptoms are nonspecific and can be associated with any infection, like a viral infection or sometimes a urinary tract infection. So do not worry. Give a urine sample for testing and, if possible, give a compl...  Read Full »

I have had recurrent UTIs since last year despite taking medications. Kindly advise what I should do.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had recurrent UTIs since last December. I have taken antibiotics multiple times and I am currently taking Cranpac for more than a month. For a month I have had body pain (my arms hurt when I touch or rub them, it feels very sensitive). Recently I have started noticing petechiae...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern, Please help me with a few details so that we can get to the bottom of your issue: Are you diabetic or hypertensive? Have you had any surgeries in the past? How many times a year, would you say you suffer from a UTI? ...  Read Full »

I am concerned about UTI that has not been subsiding despite taking medications since two weeks. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a UTI for the past two weeks and I took Azo tablet for the pain,aon with antibiotics. I have finished the antibiotics, but the symptoms have not subsided still. I could not afford to go to a doctor and have been avoiding to consult. The UTI usually suside on their own but th...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hello doctor, Sexual activity is a risk factor for urinary tract infection (UTI). The UTI can be determined by the presence of pus cells in the urine analysis report. kindly share urine reports. Usually, due to the short urethra length, bacteria of the perineum can inevitably be introduced in the bl...  Read Full »

Why are my UTI-like symptoms not responding to home remedies?

Query: Hi doctor,I am not sure, but my symptoms are of UTI. It has been five days, and I have not gone to the doctor because I thought it would be treated by taking home remedies like cranberry juice, consuming vitamin C, etc. Still, I have not drunk yet and consumed only water. So, I want to ask if I shou...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. At your age, spontaneous urine infections are common. Also, they can occur after a sexual encounter. If there is a recent history of sexual activity (unprotected), you need to consult a gynecologist or urologist and get basic tests done. If t...  Read Full »

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