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Are pelvic pain and frequent urination with Klebsiell Pneonae in urine reports indicative of UTI?

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Dr. P. T. Patil


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Posted on Fri, 9 Nov 2018 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: Hi for almost 2 weeks I have been having on and off pelvic pain like a doll feeling with frequent urination involved I’ve been to the doctor twice finally they sent out my urine culture the in-house test was negative they said it came back with the bacteria namedKlebsiella pnemoniae? I was given Cipro 500 mg twice a day for seven days will that get rid of that
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 1 hour later
Brief Answer:

You have UTI which should respond to treatment suggested by your Dr.

Detailed Answer:


Based on the facts and report of your urine culture report that you have uploaded you have UTI due to bacteria called Klebsiella Pneonae.

Your Dr has rightly prescribed you Ciprofloxacin twice daily.
You may take Nitrofurantoin twice daily along with Ciprofloxacin twice daily.

It should get cured with 10 days of treatment of prescribed medications.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. P. T. Patil 12 minutes later
Is that a weird bacteria? I never heard of it
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 2 minutes later
Brief Answer:

It is a common bacterial infection.

Detailed Answer:


Klebsiella Pneumonae is a common Genito Urinary infection and can be successfully treated with appropriate antibiotics as per sensitivity pattern.

Do not worry it should get cured with the prescribed antibiotic.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr P. T. Patil, Urologist
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