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I recently took the Morning after pill and then some antibiotics to clear a urine infection,I had negative test results for any chlamydia. Sunday night I found myself bleeding and have continued so till up to today,however I am now experiencing same type of water infection urine infection pain what does this mean?

doctor1 MD

Hello dear,

The reason for persistence of UTI after treatment & repeated recurrence can be due to:
1. Inadequate duration of treatment
2. Inappropriate dosage of the medications
3. Inappropriate selection of antibiotics against the causative organism.
4. Improper treatment of underlying cause of...

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I have had a recurring urinary infection for 5 months and have been on 3 different antibiotics for a total of 10 days each.. I have now been put on Nitrofuranton 100 mg. once a day for three months. Is this safe?

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Brief Answer:
Nitrofurantoin is safe drug effective in UTI .

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .

You are facing problem of UTI since last 5 months and have been prescribed different antibiotics .

You have not mentioned whether urine culture was done or not and whether the antibiotics were...

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hi I have had pain just under my left shoulder blade it comes and goes it feels as if it's going down my left arm, went to dr I have white blood cells in my urine but have not got signs of a urine infection! the pain is painfull I have to put a hot water bottle on it to ease it!! this has been going on for about 3 weeks, regards Sandra

doctor1 MD

Hello,

I have studied your case.

According to your history and complains such kind of pain can due to compression of nerve and muscle sprain .

When such patient comes to my hospital we usually take x ray spine to see for severity of nerve compression.
Another differential can be nerve compression...

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hi i am a 50 year old man i used the bathroom and after wiping with towel paper touched my penis opening i dont know if feces was put on opening but i washed with soap and water and urinated right a way any chance of uti ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
There are no chances of getting UTI.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .

Based on the fact that you have wiped out urethral opening with tissue paper which you are doubtful about to be contaminated with feces and worried about getting UTI .

In view of you having cleaned your...

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Hi my wife became pregnent through ivf. She is now in her 8 the week . She gone for a scan and every thing is fine at 8 week 4 days yesterday heart beat was 173 . But from her urine report she came to know she had an uti . From urine culture she came to know ecoli bacteria is present . At present she is getting fever of 102 F , we consulted a general physician here and using medications prescribed by him . (Please find the attached file for details ) . When she was on paracetamol infusion fever goin down to 98 but after 7 hrs again fever coming back to 102 . Do u think is it because of uti ? Doctor tested for typhoid malaria and other infections as well all came out negative . She was taking antibiotics dose (plz find attached file ) to get out of uti . Will they effect baby growing ?? Did antibiotic causing repeated fever ? Is the treatment given by the general physician exact ?? Please help us .

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
As below

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
Congratulations for your precious pregnancy !
Yes, the fever maybe because 0f UTI.
The antibiotic chosen is safe during pregnancy, so do not worry.
BUt the urine culture report is dated 17.4.17 and...

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I have a constant UTI . Many different antibiotics but it comes back. Today, I was told it is ecoli.do I need to be worried? I have had several surgeries .Three back and one cancer (chondocarcoma) on my right pelvic. Also a hip replacement.. my poor bladder leaks and I have to wear Depends all the time.HELP

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Repeated self catheterization will help .

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .

Based on the facts that you have posted and after going through our previous thread on this issue you have Chronic UTI due to e-Coli organisms .The primary basic cause to get repeated episodes of UTI...

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I have beginning symptoms of a urinary track infection which I've experienced in the past--primarily due to my hysterectomy. Is it okay to take 200 mg of phenazopyrid which I have on hand?

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Brief Answer:
You can take Phenazopyridine

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query ,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you are suspecting to have impending symptoms of UTI .and do have Phenazopyridine with you .

Phenazopyridine is a urinary antiseptic and not an...

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For the past few days every time i urinate after i wipe it is brown. Not dark brown like menstural blood or anything,light. No pain. What could this be?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
UTI?

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Brown discharge may be due to two reasons . Infection or blood . If may be getting brown discharge in the form of old blood which often appears dark brownish . Some vaginal infections can also cause similar discharge in. You need to be examined for a...

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Can i catch a uti.. Clamyida during frottage? While engaging in front, the other individual place his penis head against mine, I there was his pre-cum on the tip of my penis where I pee.

It was frottage...mutual masterbation only

how long does this process take?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
There are no chances of acquiring STD or HIV Frottage

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .

You were engaged in Frottage with your friend who has precum on the tip of his penis and you fear about acquiring UTI .

In view of direct contact between secretion the possibility of...

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Hello, I have an urine infection, 2 weeks in menstruation, and problem with my colitis. I got prescribed Progyluton for my menstruation, Valeant for my colitis, and Cipro XR Ciprofloxacino which are my antibiotics for my infection. My question is: Can I use Cannabis with these medications? Can it effect me or the medication in anyway? I'm not a regular user but have occasionally.

doctor1 MD

HI
Thank for asking to HCM
No this is not advisable and not good idea to use Cannabis with the medicine you are taking this may cause unwanted side effects and that could be dangerous, hope this information helps you take care and have good time

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Hi. I'm a 37 year old female. This morning i saw lots of visible bright red blood in my urine, but have no pain in my stomach or burning sensation whatsoever. Went to the doctor office this afternoon where they checked for UTI infection but the test came negative. Blood wasn't visible like in the morning but there were microscopic trace in the sample. They said they will send my urine sample for culture and suggested that i will go for a stomach ultrasound. What can be causing the blood in the urine especially that there is no pain. And should i do the ultrasound now or wait until the culture result comes back? Thank you

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I recently took the Morning after pill and then some antibiotics to clear a urine infection,I had negative test results for any chlamydia. Sunday night I found myself bleeding and have continued so till up to today,however I am now experiencing same type of water infection urine infection pain what does this mean?

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hi I have had pain just under my left shoulder blade it comes and goes it feels as if it's going down my left arm, went to dr I have white blood cells in my urine but have not got signs of a urine infection! the pain is painfull I have to put a hot water bottle on it to ease it!! this has been going on for about 3 weeks, regards Sandra

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