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Frequent urination, burning sensation during urination. Have UTI, bacterial vaginosis. Taken cipro. Further?

I am a 47 year old female. On February 18th a saw a doctor because of frequent urination and burning when I urinated. I was was treated with Macrobid for 3 days although my urine culture came back negative for a UTI but positive for bacterial vaginosis . At the time, moderate amounts of microscopic blood was found in my urine and I had a fever of 99.8. On March 3, I was still having urinary symptoms. This time white blood cells were found in my urine and I had a fever of 99.7. My doctor put me on Cipro 500 mg for 5 days and said I had a low colony count but treated it as a UTI anyway. After I finished day 5 of Cipro, I went for a follow up appointment. This time no white blood cells were found in my urine but a trace of blood was. My fever was 99.7. Unfortunately, I am still having frequent urination and burning when I urinate. My doctor is not convinced this is a UTI and has referred me to a urologist. Any ideas on what it may be? Obviously my fear is cancer or an autoimmune disease.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have increased frequency of micturition, burning micturition for which you have been treated with antibiotics.

Since your symptoms are still persisting and your routine urine test shows microscopic hematuria, possibility of any lesion in the bladder has to be ruled out by doing Endoscopic examination of bladder(Cystoscopy).
Please consult qualified Urologist as advised by your family Dr for evaluation.
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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