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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   hi im havin stomach discomfort everyday i feel like i really need to urinate but when i do i have to starin so hard and only a little bit comes outt
Doctor :   since when have you had this problem?
User :   and then other times im needing toilet every 2minutes
User :   over a few weeks now
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   19
User :   i thought it could be ibs but that wouldnt cause the urinating symptoms
Doctor :   have you noticed any burning sensation during urination?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   i got checked fro bladder infection it was positive so i went on anitbiots for 3 days but i still have it
Doctor :   have you had your sugar tested ?
User :   yes in june i had a full blood count my kidneys n liver testes
User :   n was fine the only thing that came back was a slight raise in inflammotry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   well you see the antibiotics need a full course to work
User :   this is when i though i had bowel cancer
Doctor :   let me tell you few things that you can do
User :   they give me a 3 day one called trimethoprim
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   thats a right medicine
Doctor :   it takes time
Doctor :   till then do the following
User :   i finished it last saturday
User :   so its been a week now
Doctor :   It is very important for your system to have a good flow of urine. This can be done by consuming plenty of water. It cleanses your body by diluting and flushing out the unwanted substance.
Doctor :   so drink lots of water
User :   i drink plenty of water
Doctor :   Cranberry juice disallows bacteria to cling to the cell, which line the urinary tract. It is a great remedy to fight this infection. If you cannot have the cranberry juice directly you can mix it with apple juice to add some taste.
User :   ok thnakyou
Doctor :   Vitamin C prevents the bacterial growth due to the acidic environment created in the bladder and the urinary tract. It is very important to have a healthy diet which is rich in minerals and other supplements for your daily quota. You can maintain the alkaline content in urine by a rich diet of milk, fruits, and fresh vegetables.
User :   do you think it could be anything serious?
Doctor :   no it does not look like so
Doctor :   just a regular infection
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   coz i sometimes worry it maybe ovarian cancer
Doctor :   no its not so
User :   what if it doent clear up after a couple of weeks
Doctor :   you will see changes in 5- 7 days and then if not another urine test will be done to see if the infection is completely gone or not
Doctor :   antibiotics are the only way and it will be cured completely
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   well they dont seem to have worked as i finished them over a week ago im sick of oging to toilet every 2mins n to have to strain my self just to wee
Doctor :   you need to get a urine test again and see maybe the infection was strong and you needed a longer course
Doctor :   thats why
User :   ok
Doctor :   you took it for 3 days right ?
User :   ive heard of infections spreading to kidneys is this true? n yeh i took it ofr 3 days
Doctor :   no it does not
Doctor :   mayb you needed a longer course thats all
User :   okay i should ask the doctor
Doctor :   yes
User :   thankyoui
Doctor :   your most welcome
User :   i have another question
Doctor :   sure
User :   i am havin my implanon removed soon and going on the mini pill well ive already started taking it people say its not that effective is that treu?
Doctor :   the pill is effective
Doctor :   also you need to discuss it with your gynecologist before starting on it
User :   i did with my doctor
Doctor :   what did she say
User :   she just said the mini pill was the best one fro me aslong as i didnt miss and took it same time evryday
Doctor :   well there you go
Doctor :   thats right then
User :   ok then thanks for your time
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of your self
User :   ok thanks bye
Doctor :   bye bye
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