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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. Please proceed with your health query
User :   I am frequently having UTI problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   initiall it came during my pragnency
Doctor :   ok
User :   after that last year december it came.
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i ignored and it spread over to kidney
User :   i went for systoscopy
User :   after that i had twice UTI issue
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am taking all precautions. i do not how can I come out of this?
User :   can you please suggest ?
Doctor :   what present symptoms are you having?
Doctor :   when was the recent UTI that you had, and what investigations were done at that time?
User :   when I have UTI, i feel burning sensation while passing urine
User :   last month & i went for urine routine. then found count as numerous. i took some antibiotic
Doctor :   please provide your age, location
Doctor :   which one did you take?
User :   28, bangalore
Doctor :   could you tell me the urine report in detail?
User :   it was augment 275
Doctor :   was anytime a urine culture sensitivity test done for you?
User :   i hope it was done
User :   but i have to check my reports
Doctor :   ok. if it was not done recently, then you should get this done, it will help in identifying the organism causing the infection
Doctor :   and also
Doctor :   which antibiotic it is sensitive to
User :   i am having water min 4 litre per day except juices and milk
Doctor :   such that it can be eradicated
User :   ok.
User :   is it because of intercourse?
Doctor :   discuss with your doctor about getting the culture and sensitivity test done, and also ask for symptomatic treatment of the burning
Doctor :   do you have any vaginal discharge?
Doctor :   if yes, is there any foul smell?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok, then possibility of vaginal cause is ruled out, but a vaginal smear test will confirm this better
User :   when I met my doctor last time, suggested one medicine (forgot the name) .
Doctor :   and if any vaginitis is diagnosed then you and your husband both should be treated to prevent re-infection.
User :   that i need to take 3 hrs before intercourse
Doctor :   and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment
Doctor :   what symptoms you had at that time? when was this medication prescribed to you?
User :   1 st week of last month. i had burning sensation and went for urine test.
User :   and cell count came as numerous
User :   puss cell count
Doctor :   you should discuss with your doctor about getting the culture and sensitivity test done, and also ask for symptomatic treatment of the burning, to resolve your problems
Doctor :   any increase in pus cell count and or presence of bacteria in urine does suggest infection
Doctor :   and a culture and sensitivity test both bacterial and fungal will help to identify the problem.
Doctor :   and proceed with definitive treatment.
User :   Does it clarifies the cuase also. i mean is it because of intercourse or some other issue?
Doctor :   it will identify the organism causing the problem
Doctor :   and if the cause is suspected to be due to intercourse, then both you and your husband need to take treatment
Doctor :   such that there is no chance of re-infection
Doctor :   and also use barrier contraception(condoms) while being on treatment
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   Yes doctor. i am noting down your points
Doctor :   also the type of organism isolated could help to point the cause of infection
Doctor :   to some extent
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   i have a question. if it is due to intercourse, what type of treatment myself and my husband needs to be taken?
User :   is that treatement just a medicine or some other?
Doctor :   it will be medical treatmentthat both should take
Doctor :   *treatment that
Doctor :   and the treatment will depend on the organism isolated
Doctor :   and vary from organism to organism
Doctor :   so at this point of time we cannot suggest which treatment would be given to you
User :   Ok doctor. next time when I get the infection, i will definetly fo for those tests.
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   No. thank you
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