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Urinary Tract Infection

Also known as Pyelonephritis, UTI

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  • UTI once a month - help

    Hi all,  I've grown up with UTI's since I was little, had about 15 in my entire life (I'm 23).  However 2018 has been a special year.  I've had four UTI's already and it's APRIL. The last one I had I finished antibiotics for last wednesday (11/4/2018). I've...

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  • Ugh uti isn't getting any better 4x antibiotics :(

    I have had a uti for about a month I don't have any pain but now just the frequent urge to urinate after 3 failed attempts with anti biotics they final did a culture and I was given selexid I immedietley felt relief however 2 days in to the 3 day course and my urine urgency is back help!!

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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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  • Please help, UTI's taking over my life

    I have been suffering from UTI's since i got into a relationship 4 years ago. They started off 2/3 times a year which I could handle but then they started being once a month. I got put onto Trimethoprim once a night for 6 months which only started 4 weeks ago. I've never really had anxiety but...

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  • Stopped taking Macrobid after one dose

    I’ve been having a UTI since Thursday night. Friday I was given a prescription of Bactrim to take for 3 days, however it seems like my body has developed resistance to it since I’ve taken it twice before for a UTI so it didn’t completely clear up the infection. Did another dip test and there was a small...

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  • Still have UTI discomfort after antibiotics

    I'm on my 3rd UTI in 6 months. I just finished my prescription of Bactrim for 3 days this morning and I still feel discomfort. It's not unbearable, just uncomfortable. It's mostly just burning when I'm siting, it comes and goes. It doesn't hurt when I pee. For my past UTI infections,...

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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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  • Karen grosvenor

    I've had a catherta since July 2017, in the last 16. Days I've had 11 cathertas replaced due to rejection. I'm now suffering hot and cold sweats, last night after my second catherta that was replaced that day and expelled itself with bleeding, are my hot and cold sweats an end result as...

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  • uti symptoms no uti

    i’ve been having uti symptoms since a day or two after i’ve last been sexually active (which was over 2 months ago) . frequent urination, pain in back/ribs/ lower abdomen, bladder feeling full after urination, cloudy and smelly urine. i was told i had a uti and given some antibiotics (cefuroxime) which...

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  • Urine sample results

    I’ve recently done a urine sample due to uncomfortable pain in the kidney area. The gp requested a urine sample and I have 3 mixed growth bacteria’s and my red cell count is high (urine is bright red) my red cell count is 697x10^6/L has anyone had something similar? I had already been on ciprofloxacin...

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  • Fear of Sex because of UTI, any suggestions help!

    Alright. So in my previous post I talked about how I have the same reoccurring UTI and how painful it is because it has not gone away for almost 3 weeks now. The course of antibiotics I am on is taking a load off of me and helping it go away. But the thing is, I’m afraid to ever go through this pain...

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  • Continuous UTI pain and not going away! please help!

    I’ve had a UTI for about a month now and been on two different anti-biotic courses. This is my second time ever getting a UTI in my entire life and it has not gone away, and the pain does not go away. And what frustrates me the most is that, it’ll feel better one day and when I have intercourse with...

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  • Kidney infection

    I had a really bad kidney infection 2 weeks ago was on keflex 500mg 3 times daily for 10 days was back at doctor today said infection is clear but there was still signs of microorganisms showing what does this mean i still feel very tired and have no energy and left side and back tender to touch

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  • CURE ! Ecoli

    I have had long term Ecoli infections for nearly three years. Post menopausal causes. Had investigations so only treatment has been Vagifem pessaries and use of either antibiotics or Dmannose /Cranberry as prevention although sometimes this doesn't work. I was free of infections for three months...

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  • I have had a UTI for 7 months & can’t get rid of it !!!

    In August 2017 I got a uti, I have had a couple before a few years back so I knew I just had to go to the doctors and get some antibiotics and i’d be fine... how wrong I was! My urine was tested and it was caused by the bacteria Escherichia coli, I took my first lot of antibiotics (Nitrofurantoin) and...

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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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  • UTI, antibiotics almost over, help

    I'm 19, thankfully making money and able to visit the doctor if i can find a ride. So I've only had a bladder infection a couple of times, years apart. I've had a yeast infection once, a couple of month ago. AIt the very start of march (its now 3/8) felt the horrible weirdly itchy-burny...

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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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  • Kidney infection

    I just finished my antibiotics for kidney infection but there's still a little blood when I wipe but it has lightened up a lot. How long will it be before it's completely gone?

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  • Chronic low level UTI - no bacteria present

    I wanted to write my story purely in the hope it might help someone who is suffering and looking for answers.  I’ve suffered with recurrent UTIs for years but particularly after having children. I kept having infection after infection and my crappy doctor kept prescribing week- long courses of antibiotics...

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  • Uti issues

    Hi! My name is Amanda and im 28 I have been suffering on and off with utis since I was 14. Its becoming a painful part of my live, I have a urologist a primary doctor and a gynocologist. I get prescribed antibiotics of all kinds, yeast infection medicatin because of the antibiotics and I take lots of...

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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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  • UTI Not Going Away After 2 Rounds of Antibiotics

    So on Dec. 1 I went to urgent care w/ UTI symptoms, they did a culture and I had an UTI from e coli. They put me on 7 days of antibiotics. Exactly 2 weeks later I started feeling mostly just an urgency to go, went to urgen care (on the weekend) and they tested it. Sure enough, UTI. The dr. put me on...

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  • Recurrent UTIs but no evidence from urine samples

    Hi all, I've been dealing with recurrent UTIs for just less than a year. I get them every couple of months, sometimes a few in between. I actually started antibiotics this morning for another one. The problem is, as far as I know, only one urine sample from these UTI occurrences have shown up with...

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  • My UTI experience

    I've been meaning to post this for awhile now in case it helps someone. So last year I discovered I had a UTI when going to after hours because of the pain in my side being really bad (along with the burning that had gone on for quite awhile). Got that sorted out with antibiotics (can't remember...

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  • First time home with a foley catheter...help

    I was unable to eliminate or urinate this morning just a small amount at a time. Ended up in ER, they did a catheter and eliminated it..felt good to be empty Then sent me home with a foley catheter and bag ...yucky!😬 It feels weird, kinda pressure like, I don't like walking in it. It hurts,...

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  • Uti Medication, vertigo side effect?

    I started cotrim 2-3 days ago, one in morning and one in late evening.  I always get vertigo about 1-2 hours after taking the pill. I am not sure if this side effect should make me go visit the doctor or not. It is not clear if its a ''common' 'side effect that I should expect or...

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  • Uti

    I cath. every alternate day. I seem to get infected very often.I am 74yrs old male.On average I am on antibiotic at least every 2 months. Pls help. I am afraid of developing antibiotic resistant.

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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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