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Fever, burning after urinating, urine test shows epi cells 7-9, pus cells 3-5. Norflox, dolo 650 taken. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:hello doctor
User:I am symptom of fever and chills in body with little burning sensation after urinating last thursday
Doctor:Ok, did you consult your doctor for the same ?
User:I visited a physician and Norflox 400mg, dolo 650 was prescribed after 2 days the fever was not in control
User:so I was asked to undergo routine urine test, malaria test, and urine culture
User:the results for urine test is epi cells 7-9, pus cells 3-5
User:rest everything in the routine urine test, malaria, culture test was normal
Doctor:When did you get the test done , before or after taking the medications ?
User:i started medicine on thursday and tests were conducted on saturday
User:the problem is I am on the verge of completion of norflox 5 days course but still there is fever and I have to crocin every 5 hours... I am now travelling abroad, dr have suggested to start ceftum 500 mg
Doctor:He is right
User:Need your opinion on the same... I no more have chills and burning sensation...its only fever
Doctor:fever is the sign of active infection
Doctor:the norflox would have not worked
Doctor:hence you need to switch to a new antibiotic
User:ok and ceftum 500mg will help?
User:what is your dialysis with this history and tests results? is it a kind of UTI?
Doctor:Ceftum is a cephalosorin and a good class of antibiotic to which many bacterias are sensitive , you can go ahead
Doctor:Yes, it is a UTI
User:i am in singapore and its 3 am here, I took last norflox after dinner i.e. 9 pm... can I take ceftum now ?
Doctor:Yes, you can
User:thank you very much doctor... it is really helpful
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:May I know your age ?
User:33 and I am a male :)
Doctor:Ok, Thanks for the info
Doctor:do consume good amouts of water
Doctor:also Cranberry juice it will help get rid of infection soon
User:ok doctor will do that
Doctor:Is there anything I can help you with ?
User:nothing doctor.... thank you very much... highly appreciate your help
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:take care
Doctor:Wish you good health
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