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Suffering from urinary tract infection. Taking cifran, norfloxin, recurring condition. Permanent cure?

hello DrXXXXX and i have been diagnosed for having a UTI almost three months back...doctors here have given me a series of different antibiotics like cifran,norfloxin etc...but till this date, after i stop the antibiotic for a few days, it just keeps coming back...then i get this irritable feeling again. Please on how i should proceed further
Asked On : Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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hi joe,
I have read your question,
You are suffering with a case of "Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection",
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the third most common type of infection, surpassed in number only by respiratory and intestinal infections.A true UTI, by definition, is where bacteria are growing and reproducing within the urethra, bladder, or even higher in the ureters and kidneys.
The goal with treatment is to use an antibiotic to suppress or eliminate the organism responsible for the infection.
There are two types of recurring infection: re-infection and relapse.
Re-infection is the most common form, (Generally in females this is due to short urethra) , in This bacterial organisms that were killed by the antibiotic may be replaced by other species of bacteria , due to low immunity ,

Relapse is an other way where the initial infection is not completely curable even after sufficient dosage , and causes re-infection.
So before going for consultation I suggest you to undergo urine culture and sensitivity test and determine the actual cause.
I suggest you to drink a lot of water and maintain hygiene .

Then I suggest you to consult an urologist nearby.

Wishing you a good health,
DR.G.Gayatri devi.
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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hi welcome to hcm.see antibiotics may harm u on later of ur age so go through natural therapy or alternative therapy homoeopathy which gud result in case of UTI.first u start cranberry juice which is good in prevention of UTI.and concern any good homoeopath for that.avoid fast food, and drink plenty of fluids.
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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