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Suffering from alot of UTIs had blood tests, samples

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Suffering from alot of UTIs had blood tests, urine samples sent to lab, ultrasound all came back clear
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Im suffering from alot of UTIs have had test done all clear. Antibiotics havent cleared the uti

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Have you had a urine culture for this uti?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Urine culture?? Whats that??

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
They grow the bugs in the lab.
The bug could be reistant to your antibiotic.
With many UTIs a culture should always be done.

If you keep getting UTIs without explanation, a urologist should be consulted for a cystoscopy to rule out anatomic abnormality of the bladder or urethra.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes came back as a normal bacterial infection. Thats what my gp said.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
There are sensitivities, and it shows if the antibiotic is effective.

If there is no other explanation, you need to see a urologist.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

There are always traces of blood in my urine also. I get chills and alot of sweating. Im also on neomercazole for thyroid.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
That means even more that you need a cystoscopy, and it is over due.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Gp sent away for appointment for that procedure 6 months ago and still waiting. Could there possibly be a blockage somewhere?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
I think have alluded to this.
Blockage in the urethra, anatomical abnormality in the bladder, etc.

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