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Are antibiotics-shots compulsory for treating a urinary tract infection?

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I have a serious insomnia problem, Take over the counter sleep aids. I have serious spinal pain suffered in fractured spinal vertebras in auto accident. Was prescribed tramadol 50 mg., 2 a day, 5mg. Valium,2 a day. one one Ziac for hypertension. I have

contnued---Ziac for hypertension, this week I have urinary tract infection, am taking over the counter, Cystex. Should I get a anti-biotic shot tomorrow?

Posted Sun, 26 Nov 2017 in Mental Health
Answered by Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe 26 minutes later
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Hello, and thanks for your question.

If you were diagnosed with a urinary tract infection by a physician, and if that physician recommended treatment with antibiotics, then yes, you should absolutely take the antibiotics as recommended by that physician.

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