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I contacted earlier but had to recharge my phone. I have a

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I contacted earlier but had to recharge my phone. I have a UTI . I had one a out 2 months ago and seemingly it was a Klebsiella UTI. It quickly responded to a six day course but iv'e forgotten which antibiotic a was given. Trying to catch it early so it does not escalate
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I've been a medical secretary for 50 years so I know exactly what my symptoms are. At present I am on Ramipril Bendroflumethiazide Lansolorozol Aspirin and Rosuvaststin and have been on these for approximately 5 years
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No nothing

You would need a urine culture to know the best antibiotic.

The previous antibiotic may now be no more effective as Klebsiella is known to get an early resistance.

The antibiotics usually effective are; ampicillin/sulbactam, piperacillin/tazobactam, ticarcillin/clavulanate, ceftazidime, cefepime, levofloxacin, norfloxacin, moxifloxacin, meropenem, and ertapenem.

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