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Ultrasound done. Diagnosed with UTI. Used cipro. Suggest some permanent cure for recurring UTI

Four months ago I had an ultrasound for a lower left quadrant twinge. I was told I had a UTI . Cipro cleared that. Two months later the twinge recurred. Again, I was told it was another UTI and Cipro cleared it. Now I am having it again. Don t want to continue with Cipro. What can I do? Two c-scans showed nothing.
Asked On : Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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Thanks for the query.
The following steps can be tried to prevent recurrent UTI:
1) Drink plenty of fluids
2) Try using pills containing cranberry extract
3) Check for stones, obstruction by doing an ultrasound
4) Gynaecological check up
5) Use of long term low dose antibiotics under the supervision of a doctor
hope this helps
good luck
Answered: Sun, 28 Jul 2013
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