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Urinary Tract Infection

Also known as Pyelonephritis, UTI

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  • Positive UTI with no UTI?

    For at least 8 years now, whenever I get my urine tested, it ALWAYS comes back positive for a uti. At first I was given medication for it but I never had any symptoms and I think they're false positives. Now the doctors just don't give me anything for it. What would cause a positive result for...

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  • Can you still have a uti even if culture came back negative.

    Hello, So basically I've been suffering with bv, yeast infections and Uti's. I've had 3 different antibiotics for bv, and 2 for Uti's. During my last rounds of test everything came back negative, but the problem Is I still have symptoms. It burns when I pee and it smells bad. No frequency....

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  • Chronic UTI

    I got my first uti shortly after marrying (honeymoon cystitis) and had six months of a chronic painful  uti.  The military  doctors wrote three days of antibiotics but  it always came back with a vengeance and disrupted my life, work & college.  A urologist helped me with...

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  • Positive UTI with no UTI?

    For at least 8 years now, whenever I get my urine tested, it ALWAYS comes back positive for a uti. At first I was given medication for it but I never had any symptoms and I think they're false positives. Now the doctors just don't give me anything for it. What would cause a positive result for...

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  • D mannose..Not Working.... and more..

    I have been suffering for a year now with UTI's....my bladder always feels like I have a UTI even when I come up negative...I take DMannose EVERY DAY and YES my infection is always Ecoli...the only antibiotic that seems to work is Levaquin...Cipro did nothing even though the strain was sensitive...

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  • UTI, how long to feel ok again

    I starting having back pain a few days ago and thought it was just PMS, even tho it was worse than ever. Then came the intense urge to pee when I didn't have to, then just pain in pelvic area. My urine was tested with a dip stick and testing negative but retested with a machine and Dr. said it was...

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  • Three UTIs in 2 months

    I have never had a UTI before and then in June I got one (confirmed E coli). I was given a three day course of trimethoprim and it went away for four weeks and then hit again. Yet another three day course and I was ok for 10 days and now it is back yet again. I am so down. I have had two major ops this...

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  • Now a patient...

    Hi everyone.   Just joined and wanted to intro myself.  I actually retired from a career as a military physician (family med) last year and started teaching.  Mostly staying home to take care of a family medical issue. I've had chronic recurring UTIs since I was in my early 20s.......

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  • HELP! I get a UTI every single month!!

    First off, let me start by saying I have seen specialists, I have taken countless amounts of antibiotics and I follow every rule known to man to avoid UTIs.  I've been getting them for about 4 years now. The last specialist I went to gave me a 2 year supply of bactrim and clearly it doesn't...

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  • persistent UTI causing bad health anxiety

    My health anxiety has spiralled again after being ok for a few months... I have been diagnosed with my first UTI after getting back pains, so I was put on medication for 5 days, didn't work.. put on another 4 day course of medication.. hasn't worked Now the pain is in my lower stomach. I bought...

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  • UTI WON'T GO AWAY

    So this is my first time writing on this forum...I never thought I'd be in this serious situation . I'm 20 years old and had a uti for about 1.5 months now....I've been on cipro (3 days), bactrim (7 days), nitrofurantoin (7 days), and nitrofurantoin again (10 days). It's been three days...

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  • STILL BLEEDING AFTER TAKING CIPROFLAXIN TO TREAT MY UTI INFECTION

    About 5 days ago i started having sharp pains when i urinate. The urine had a really strong smell and i also notice blood on the tissue (bright red colour).i went to see the doctor and he told me i had UTI and prescribed Cipro.I felt much better the next day but i am still bleeding till now and although...

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  • MacroBID

    anyone had a water infection and been prescribed MacroBID? I take one twice a day, I've been prescribed 7 days worth. I have 4 left so 2 more days taking them, I don't feel any better I still have lower back ache and pains here and there in abdomen?? should they of worked by now?? when should...

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  • Sick of constant kidney infections and antibiotics

    I'm 23 and have had trouble with Kidney infections all my life. When i was little i had trouble with wetting the bed until i was 8years old. All my life i've had infections, some urine but mostly kidney. When i was 20 I developed acute pyloneprhitis which overnight turned into septicaemia...

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  • Recurring UTI and nothing working

    Hi, I was wondering if someone has been in the similar position as I am currently in regarding UTIs. I have never had an uti before and noticed the need to use the bathroom increased and I did leave it a while before going to the doctors, but when I went the doctor tested my urine and said I had a...

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  • Reoccuring UTI Infection

    Hello, Was wondering if anyone can help me. What it is for as long as i can remember i have suffered with urine infections i go see my GP who prescribes me antibiotics which sometimes clear it up and then within a week i am back to square one with another one . The GP tests my urine with the dip...

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  • Urinary Tract Infection - pain is horrendous

    Hello! Was diagnosed with a UTI a week ago and finished my antibiotics on Sunday. I was thrilled because I went about 5 days without the excruciating pain I'd been experiencing. But as soon as I stopped the pills, my pain came back. My urine sample still tested positive for blood so I'm on round...

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  • UTI for 5 days, trimethoprim not giving any relief. Help

    Hello, Im 23 years old and male. I started getting a UTI last Tuesday night. Painful urination, tiny amounts of blood end of stream, slight back pain, very smelly urine also. I went to the doctors on Thursday and was prescribed Trimethoprim however I've taken 8 tablets (4 days worth of tablets)...

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  • Does this sound like a UTI or yeast infection? Please Read!

    Hi there. Since April/May (cant remember), I have been experiencing itchiness on my vulva. I would scratch it to the point where it would hurt (sorry for excess details). This would come and go. Sometimes I would have no itchiness...maybe for about a week or so? But than it would come back, usually when...

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  • UTI symptoms starting up again during antibiotics

    This all began a week ago. I had started my new job at a greenhouse. It was incredibly hot and I was sweating from head to toe. About midday, I went to use the bathroom and it burned a bit to urinate and I found myself having to go frequently with little to nothing coming out. The usual uti symptoms....

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  • Uti how to prevent in future

    I had a very bad UTI in June early July. It is back following a diarrhea episode. I read in internet cranberry juice doesn't really help. Bought AZO cranberry tabs today. What do u use and do they help? So sick of this. Thank you 

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  • Hopefully third time lucky with antibiotics!

    I went back to see my GP today after been on two lots of antibiotics nitrofuantoin, the first course 3 days and the second course 7 days, which did nothing to cure my uti. My GP was surprised they hadn't worked and said they should have done, so he's sending off another urine sample, is going...

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  • Selexid doesn't seem to be working!

    I'm now on day 2 of taking Selexid, and no change. Still have constant pressure on my bladder, and urinating frequently. Had an awful night last night was up twice to go to the toilet! I've now had this uti for seven weeks! Third lot of antibiotics. Starting to get really worried. My GP has told...

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  • angela34463

    To all fellow travelers:  Recurrent UTI's- post-menopausal   Succumbed again to another UTI after six months and many antibiotics.Been taking probiotics  but not tried D-Mannose yet.  Last saw G.P. on 30th May and told my urine sample was clear, but started again yesterday. ...

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  • Just finished second lot of antibiotics, still got uti

    I have had a uti now for the past month. Was given Nitrofurantoin, a three day course which did nothing, went back to my GP, after a week and was given another course of the same antibiotic, 250mg four times a day for a week. I was told that the lab result of my urine would be suited to nitrofurantoin...

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  • Frequent uti's

    I have been self catheterising 3 or four times a day fro the last twelve years, and because of this I have up to two years ago been the subject of frequent urinary infections. I was treated each time with an antibiotic. However purely by chance as a result of a conversation with a fellow sufferer I...

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  • On and off leukocytes in urine + other symptoms

    Okay, so this is my millionth post in the forum I'm sure however I like to document this painfully long journey... In April time I was diagnosed with my first 'UTI' (culture negative for bacteria) then a month later I was diagnosed with my second 'UTI' (culture negative for bacteria...

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  • Do I have Vaginal tearing?

    So my recent boyfriend and I had sex only two times and after sex I have an urge to pee but it stings every time I burn 😭🤦🏾‍♀️ I never done this so I'm actually freaking out 😔 I looked up many possibilities on why it stings when I pee. It don't last though...The...

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  • Still sick after 2 weeks over a UTI?

    The first day I had unusual symptoms such as hallucinations, high heart rate and dry mouth. I honestly thought I had a bad reaction to some painkillers I recently took for a mild headache I had on the morning. That night I was up for 12 hours dry heaving. The next few days was hard to eat or drink...

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  • Kidney cysts infection

    Hi this a long job and story. So basically I've been living on antibiotics for 3 years. I've grown ecoli pseudomonas entrobacter entroccocus group b strep klebsiela to name most but lost count. O have a duplex collecting system on my left kidney with 2 utters and had these replanted when I was...

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  • Repeated UTI for past 2 years

    For the past 2 years I.have had repeated UTI's Pain on micturition difficulty in.emotying bladder low abdominal.pain and generally feeling unwell. I fection approx every 4-6 weeks Given 3 day different antibiotic most of the time Have had 4 lots of antibiotics since 10th.May. Last bacteriology...

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  • UTI during menstrual cycle?

    I get about two infections a year since I was 20, which makes me one of the lucky ones after reading some of these discussions on this forum. Before that I had them about once every 2 years since I was 11. Ive been told by my GP that two a year is completely normal for someone who gets them regularly,...

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  • random uti please help

    So last night i went home early from work because I got a UTI.went straight to the doctor who gave me a new antibiotic (trimethroprim) because she didnt want me taking the same one every time (I've had quite a few in my 22 years). It was fine and I was even able to go to uni the next day, but out...

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