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I believed I had a UTI with frequency, painful urination and

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I believed I had a UTI with frequency , painful urination and positive results on analysis. The readings for nitrites. leucocytes and blood were at the end of the scale. A path test came back normal. I now have pain in my right flank and back under my ribs.
JA: What are all your symptoms? Have you talked to a doctor about the UTI?
Customer: frequency of painful urination and cloudy urine. I spoke to the doctor on the 9th and took a sample in but it has come back normal from the hospital.
JA: Got it. When was your last doctor visit? What did you discuss?
Customer: Last Friday and we discussed a possible UTI. She prescribed 500mg Cephalexin.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I have a problem in my upper right abdominal quadrant. There is a small pancreatic cyst but this has bee ruled out as a problem following an MRI scan.I have a history of UTis and take Cephalexin and Trimethoprin as a prophylactic.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No thank you
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Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SS replied 9 days ago.


Thank you for your question.
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I will answer in a moment/request for further information.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. SS replied 9 days ago.

How old are you? Male/ Female?

Since when are you taking Cephalexin & Trimethoprim?

Is there any improvement in frequency, pain?

Do you have any other symptoms? fever?

When MRI was taken?

Expert:  Dr. SS replied 9 days ago.

Hello again,

I was waiting for your reply.

I understand your concern.

I am very sorry for your symptoms.

Pain in right flank and back under ribs can be from kidney.

With the history of painful urination & frequency, an infection is a possibility.

However, you are taking antibiotics.

Its effects would be evident in 2-3 days.
If the symptom continues, I would advise to take an examination by doctor again..

A repeat urine culture, ultrasound test can be considered.

I hope this information will be helpful.

If you have any query, please feel free to ask.

Your satisfaction is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. SS replied 9 days ago.

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