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Taken Sulfamethoxazole for recurrent UTI. Burning while having sex. Normal?

Yes thank you. I have been suffering from uti s off and on for bout a year. I have been on sulfamethoxazole again for a few days now and feel a little better. Today i started my period and my husband and i started to well engage in intercourse and i suddenly started burning really bad right away. Is that normal or could it be something more than a uti that i keep getting?
Asked On : Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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Hello and welcome to HCM.

Thank you for your query.

First of all, it is best to refrain from sexual intercourse until you have completely recovered from the infection, and your doctor says it is fine to re-engage in sexual intercourse.

The next thing you will have to do is to re-visit your doctor and get re-examined. The symptom that you have explained in your query of burning during or after intercourse matches that of a yeast infection, which might not respond well to the medication you are currently on.

This could also just be another symptom of the UTI that you have been diagnosed with, but we cannot be too sure without an elaborate examination.

I hope I have succeeded in providing the information you were looking for. Please feel free to write back to me for any further clarifications. I would gladly help you.

Best wishes.
Answered: Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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