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Remedy for treating urinary tract infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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User :   Can the flu slow down my urination to a trickle? It hurts to try and go!
Doctor :   hI
Doctor :   I am Dr.
Doctor :   If you do not take enough water due to Flu, urine slow down
Doctor :   Flu may cause fever and dehydrate so that cause slow down in urination
User :   I have drunk plenty of water. That just makes it hurt more because I can't go.
User :   Is there anything I can do to go??
Doctor :   Does it burn when u urinate?
User :   No, he pain is more in my stomach or behind my penis.
User :   It's like I have to go, but I can't.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   There is urethritis/cystitis simultaneously with FLU
Doctor :   There is urinary tract infection
Doctor :   urinary tract infection (UTI) cause thse symtpms
Doctor :   You can do 3 things
Doctor :   1. straight get 5 days course of antibiotics
Doctor :   2. Drink plenty of cranberry juice
Doctor :   3. If you want, you can get urine analysis
Doctor :   this will take care of UTI and if there is bacterial component of FLU
Doctor :   Do you follow me?
User :   yes
User :   is the urethritis/cystitis the infection or is that something else?
Doctor :   it is infection
User :   ok
User :   i'm logging off now
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   Bye
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