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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I had some heavy blood in my urine and went to the GP who prescribed some antibiotics and took a urine sample. The urine sample has come back showing nothing but since starting the course of antibiotics the bleeding has stopped. Surely if it was anything to worry about the bleeding would continue? What do think it is? Thank you.
Doctor :   hello
User :   hello
Doctor :   give me a min, i am going thru your query
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   I am 44 (nearly 45) and female
Doctor :   when was you first noticed it ?
Doctor :   are you still on the antibiotic course ?
User :   This Monday just gone was when I woke up with the bleeding and my wee smelt awful. I also had slight pain when going. I am still on the course of antibiotics.
Doctor :   ok, do you have another medical condition ?
User :   No, I don't have any medical problems.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   now you do need to take the complete course
Doctor :   thats crucial
User :   ok
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   the antiviotics will take care of it
Doctor :   antibiotics**
Doctor :   and you will be cured
Doctor :   since the bleeding has stopped thats a good sign that you are healing
User :   ok. Thank you. So if it wasn' t a urine infection what was it?
Doctor :   it was a UTI
Doctor :   and thats why you are responding well to the antibiotics
Doctor :   make sure you complete the course
User :   Thank you. I will.
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