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Are urinary tract infection and heartburn interrelated ?

I have both a UTI (which I have already done a full perscription for and am now on the second.) and very bad heartburn . I m wondering if these two things can be related?
Mon, 23 Jan 2012
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hi,
UTI and the heartburn are not directly related but the antibiotics for the uti can be causing the heart burn.You should take antacids like pantoprezole before the antibiotics.
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