Uti?

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Hi,someone please help I am so stressed and worried,march 2018had a bad water infection that went into the kidney took a week of antibiotics and seemed to clear,since the beginning of july I started getting burning sensation when I peeded got medical advise straight away saw doctor and he said that there was no infection,this was on the saturday morning by monday morning I had to visit my own gp,she checked my urine and said I had a infection and gave me 7 day course of nitrofurantoin.had return to the doctors as I was still suffering with burning and discomfort,another week of antibiotics,still no joy returned again,I now have had 3 weeks of antibiotics (nitrofurantoin) and am half way through 1 week of trimethoprim and already know I am going to be returning to the doctors this week,I am now waiting for a appointment as the doctor refured me last week,just don't know what to do,I am so scared.This can't be right

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    Hi Dawn, I was like you 7 years ago and was in so much pain .- antibiotics given over and over again but no relief. Turned out it was Interstitial Cystitis (antibiotics don't have any effect). Since then I have taken Pukka Wholistic Aloe Vera tablets - not the ordinary ones - they have to be freeze dried and only the inner leaves used. Also take Serrapetase that helps with the inflammation - 7 years and I am free from pain. Don't forget that Cranberry Juice and Green Tea is NOT recommended for IC as they aggravate the bladder. Good Lick

    Jean X

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    Hi, just sent my advice to you but it came back as being moderated?? If you don't receive it shortly let me know and I'll try and resend it??

    JX

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    Sorry you have been suffering for such a long time.  Is your doctor testing your urine with a dipstick in the surgery or sending it away for testing?   If you are in the UK when your urine is sent away for testing the test is more sensitive and the result will tell your doctor exactly what antibiotic you need to take to clear the particular infection (germ) you have.   If your symptoms do not settle ask your doctor to refer you to a urologist. Remember to drink plenty of water, avoid too much fruit and spicy foods and don’t use soap in your delicate areas. Take care.

     

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      Hi,thank you for your response,my doctor test my sample in the surgery and sends it to be tested,last week tested positive for infection in the surgery with a dipstick but came back clear from the lab,a little confused,he also referred me last week just waiting for appointment.
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    Hi Dawn, I was like you and kept being prescribed antibiotics that never worked. Eventually I realised I had Interstitial Cystitis and antibiotics do not work with this condition. Since then I have been taking Aloe Vera capsules but not the ordinary ones - they have to be freeze dried and only the middle leaves used (if you buy them from USA they cost 100$ but I get mine (Pukka) for about 15 pounds a bottle from UK. I also take Serrepaptase tablets at the same time - pleased to say I have been clear for 7 years. Remember NOT to take any Cranberry products and NOT to use green tea products as these irritate the bladder. Good Luck

    Jean X

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    Hi Dawn 96690 I am 73 male I had a lot of UTI  over a period of 18  months and the 5 different antibiotics that I was on resistant to me Then the Dr put me on to another I can't remember the name of it started with a Nit....  And that was for 30 days and Touch wood I haven't had any more trouble Good luck 

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    Don't be scared. Just go and see Prof Malone-Lee, leading authority on UTI. Works out of Harley Street or Whittington Trust Hospital NHS, that will be a long wait. Look up info from CUTIC too. U just need some knowledge about this subject.

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    Sorry your going through this.. But yes this all makes sense.i went through this for months.. ultrasound and all testing came ba k clear..But the little tiny infection just wouldn't go away.i was put on the same antibiotics as you for 3 days 2 x a day followed by one a day for 6 weeks.. I also did the probiotics..I was inserting it...To get it straight to where o needed it. I also need to tell you that stress is a big part of it.. I made myself crazy thinking it was the worse. After they have me my internal test..All the pressure and discomfort went away.. I was embarrassed to tell everyone because they would never believe me if it happened again. But it disappeared..Our mind plays with us . Good luck but wanted to point that out to you.

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