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I am visiting in Inverness Scotland and have developed a UTI

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I am visiting in Inverness Scotland and have developed a UTI and need to talk to a doctor
JA: How long have you had the UTI? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: it started 2 weeks ago, I finished a round of bactrim on weds and it came back yesterday
JA: Got it. Have you used anything besides Bactrim for this?
Customer: I. Got some over the counter cystitis crystals from Boots yesterday but they don’t help
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 SIBO, which makes taking antibiotics problematicCustomer: Chat is completed
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 13 days ago.

Hi, this is Dr. Ansari, welcome to JA

Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 13 days ago.

Please give your age and gender, Do you have burning micturition?

Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 13 days ago.

You have to do urine analysis and culture sensitivity so that for once establish the organism causing UTI and antibiotic sensitivity to it.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
where can I get that done?
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 13 days ago.

Your GP and can do the test.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Sorry I am also on the phone w NHS. I am a 59 yo female w burning during urination, no fever, no blood in urine, just frequency & discomfort
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I am visiting in Scotland and don’t have a go
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
GP
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 13 days ago.

Ok, I see, then you can ask for a broad-spectrum antibiotic like Ciprofloxacin by NHS.

Drink plenty of water at least 2 liters a day

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
They were t able to help….they said they will call back at the end of the day. Can you call in a scrip to boots or arrange for me to get a lab culture done?
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 13 days ago.

I am afraid it cannot be done through this site. I am sorry for that

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 13 days ago.

You are most welcome.