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Urinary tract infection and ELISA test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, m
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   reg UTI infection
User :   I took a urine culture and sensitivity
Doctor :   Proceed
User :   it came back with pseudomonas.spp bacteria found
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Which antibiotics are you prescribed
User :   Is pseudomonas.spp a very harmful bacteria?
User :   Ciproflax
Doctor :   No its easily curable
Doctor :   And mostly obtained through sexual contact
User :   on internet it is said that it attcks only person who is immunecompromised is that true
User :   i mean the pseudomonas infection
Doctor :   Its like more chances of tranmission in immunocompramised patients
User :   my health seems to be normal otherwise
User :   Also took elisa test after 7 weeks and 11.2 weeks which came bac negative
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then just go with ciproflox that will help
User :   one question
Doctor :   Yes proceed
User :   is elisa test after 79 days can be considered good enough given the UTI i have
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Very rare cases we have false negative tests in ELISA
Doctor :   But did you have any other confirmatory test done
User :   no
Doctor :   Are were you exposed to any sexual contact with risk individuals
User :   i didn't have intercourse however a grl rubbed on me sitting on top of penis over her vagina and i was wearing my pant and underwear during that time
Doctor :   oK
User :   the girl was nude
Doctor :   Consider it an UTI only
User :   Is there any way vaginal secretion soaking through pant and cuased the infection
Doctor :   Just have your antibiotics will settle down soon
Doctor :   No not possible
User :   I am abstaining sex with my wife can i be confident having sexwith her
Doctor :   Yes after finishing the antibiotic course
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you?
User :   i am fine nothing more thank you karthik
User :   Bye!
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