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Use of clindamycin in UTI - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello, I wanted to know if clindamycin (oral) is used for UTI'? thats what I was prescribed,but
User :   I havnt read anything about it
Doctor :   cipro is the drug of coice
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please
User :   okay but will the clindamycin work?
User :   23 female
Doctor :   it is a broad spectrum antibiotic
Doctor :   and will work too
User :   okay also now I am experienceing a vaginal itch is this a sign that its causing a yeast infection>
Doctor :   yes
User :   on the inner labia
Doctor :   any discharge ?>?
User :   no but since I got the infection there has been a smell
User :   the bladder infection
User :   its not a horrible smell but its unpleasant
Doctor :   the antibiotic will take care of it
User :   okay thank you
Doctor :   make sure you keep it clean and dry
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