How long to take doxycycline for uti

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My insistance we were swapping something, her obgyn insisting to her during exam that it was not something we were swapping. How long does it take for a bacteria from a uti to cause pain? If it was coming from her, wouldn't it cause her symptoms as well?
Hi, I used to come down with epididymitis about every 3 to 4 months for many years. Most of the time I had a UTI as well. I than read that they used to give males undergoing prostate surgery a vasectomy to prevent infections from spreading to the testicles. My wife and I had 4 children and we had decided that I should try this. Vasectomy had complications and about a year later I lost my left testicle as a result of a staph infection for which I had an emergency left orchiectomy.
I'm still taking doxycycline, but since I'm taking Urecholine (10 days ago), I feel fantastic and I do not have any of the earlier symptoms anymore. Does that mean that I will have to take Urecholine for the rest of my life? How can I train my bladder to empty itself fully without the help of Urecholine? Is it safe for me to continue Urecholine or should I be worried about taking it too long? If I have a "health check" in a hospital (for insurance purposes), will this show?
Almost, forgot to mention my general practitioner treated me for trichonosis just in case. Please help…I am getting depressed over this. What antibiotics should I take and for how long ?
Hi, It is possible that the organism causing the infection is resistant to doxycycline (since your symptoms have continued despite being on doxycycline for 3 days. It would be best to go back to your doctor and report that the antibiotic has not helped. You will need to take the antibiotic for the prescribed duration in the interim. Also your urine culture report (if done) would be available now and that would really help decide what antibiotic is best for you.
I have done a Chlamydia test and since I was worried this was most likely epididimytis and I didn't want it to become chronic I received doxycycline and have taken that for a week, it seemed to have gotten better but the pain was still there and it was pretty bad 2 days ago, when I got an appointment to a urologist. The chlamydia test came out negative.
Then Sunday, it was back at its worst again. Constantly feeling like I have to go to the bathroom. I'm in such discomfort trying to fall asleep, it takes me a couple hours!! So today I called the doctor again and told him how its not getting better and I wanted to see a Urologist. Does anyone have any indication to what I may have?
The itchy symptoms occurred for about a week before I decided to go to the doctor. I had been trying to see if there was any discharge, and just before heading to see him, I managed to squeeze a drop of what I think was discharge from my penis - it was a small portion and lightly cloudy. The doctor said I most probably had chlamydia or gonorrhea, and as I am allergic to penicillin, he prescribed me 100mg of Minocycline, twice daily, for 10 days.
Doctor, 1.) I have just been prescribed doxycycline for the urethritis. 2 times a day for 10 days. How long should this take to get rid of the pain? 2.) You say the odds are strongly in my favor. If you had to estimate odds what would you say they are? 3.) I read some numbers online. Blood to mucous membrane is .09% chance for HIV transmission. How the heck is it so low for HIV infected blood? What makes urethritis such as chlamydia easier to transmit than HIV?
Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these are OK for you to try. Ice sometimes also feels really good and sometimes heat, but not too hot to increase inflammation. Soaking a warm not too hot bath, with baking soda in the water helps a lot too. I know when I was first diagnoised or in the process I spent a lot of time in tub... not that easy with 3 that close in age but they are also not babies any more either and can understand mom is not feeling well!
Finally, if any of this persists after a couple of weeks -- testicular pain, the abnormal urinaysis, etc -- it probably will be time for referral to a urologist for evaluation for a prostate problem. Sorry much of this is so vague -- but we're dealing with a vague, not-well-understood group of disorders. But trust me -- the chance of anything serious is very low if not zero. That should end this thread. Take care.
As of Monday I was not experiencing any pain throughout my body and started the antibiotics that the doctor prescribed for me for the UTI. Today, Thursday, the urine test came out negative for bacteria and my doctor told me to it is safe to stop the antibiotics. And the yeast infection was very slight and my doctor suggest I take some medicine for the yeast infection.
Just to add to my last post, you should wait 4 weeks for HIV testing (90-95% accuracy I think) and 6 weeks for 100% accuracy, (although official guidelines are 3 months, Dr HHH says 6 weeks is totally accurate)
FYI, it is only by chance that I am replying to your question. Dr. Hook and I take questions without regard to requests for one of us or the other. Our opinions and recommendations are always the same anyway. Your negative syphilis test 6 weeks after exposure, and 2 weeks after the anal area "bump" appeared, was 100% proof you don't have syphilis and your repeat negative test at 3 months further confirmed you didn't have it.
Have you requested any blood test or anything? Also, maybe it would help to keep re-testing for STDs as some can take quite a while to show up on a test. After being pregnant i keep getting yeast infection and just the itch drives me crazy so i can only imagine how you are feeling. do as much research as you can, ask your doctors to explore all options. Also, if your tests come back negative for BV and they still want to put you on the medication maybe it would be best to not take it?
- 1. is enterococcal infection is lifethreatning. 2. how long it take to get cure from enterococcal infection. 3. is back and neck pain is due to this infection. 4.
and also lets say its really a fungal infection and not std, for how long it will take to treat this with clotrimazole cream?does it take a week,1month, or even 2 months?
at this point, drink plenty of water - like 8-10 cups a day, try not to sit for long periods of time , avoid alcohol , caffeine and spicy foods and follow up with the urologist. your provider so far has thrown a lot at you needlessly and getting a 2nd opinion is a good idea.
Thanks a lot for your post Jimmy. I forgot to come back to this thread and did not see this until today. Since I still have symptoms myself, this may be helpful to me. Thanks again and take care!
I did call and my doctor did prescribe me diflucan, but I'm wondering also how long it takes to go into affect? I took it on the 25th, and I still have quite the yeasty discharge.
I realise I am lucky to receive tests and treatment, but the doctors I see are often recently trained offer differing information and idagnosis (saying it is either NSU, a UTI or maybe prostatis), so I come to you or Dr HHH as I take your words to be best NGU expertise available to me.
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Hi how long did it take for the rash to subside and for you to feel better.. Please let me know..
The test we use today have been around for a very long time over 100's for cultures not sure how long on the standard dip sticks but recently doctors have begun to understand more about complicated or chronic infections. The symptoms of these are the same and only a good urologist with time can help determine which maybe causing your symptoms..
How common is it to have a false negative chlamydia test ? And is it possible to have it for three years. I have been on doxycycline hyclate for the passed year. . Could this be why I don't have any serious symptoms ? I ask because the last pap smear I had was when I was pregnant. Is there any possible way there was a false negative. And if so should I worry for my baby who is now two. Please no hate messages .
I was told that the medication should do the trick but I am starting to believe that the 1000 mg dose did not kill the bacteria. I am wondering if I am correct or not and how long do symptoms usually take to go away? And any other advice or information I could get. Also I had just went back to my gyno he re tested me and gave me an ultra sound & is convinced that my chalmydia is gone and those symptoms were just my pre period symptoms bc I had just gotten my period as well.
If azithromiacin is in the same family as Biaxin, shouldn't I be able to switch right back to it? Waiting for LLMD to call me back, but the office won't be open until Monday and I don't want to wait that long.
Hey averagejoe, how long did it take for your joint symptoms to go away? I've had them for nearly 4 months now and they're more severe than what you seem to be describing. I've been diagnosed with reactive arthritis, which means I most likely caught chlamydia from protected oral sex even though Dr HHH and my own doctors insist that that's not possible! Of course, I still urinate every hour or two but have learned to live with that.
But I do no better to go check myself out for what may be laying under the surface of my skin that this 11 day old bacterial infection may have brought out in me ---enough to take me to surf internet med websites, if for nothing more, validation of sanity. Yes, I will have to go back to the doctor with a piece of crow and slice of humble pie. I truly believe it's up to each one of us to self help, manage our health, and even assess as we grow older without freaking out and medicating.
First of all, keep in mind that I am unable to diagnose you because I am unable to examine you, this forum is for educational purposes. The symptoms that you describe are non-specific, but similar symptoms are often decribed by people with 'mild multiple sclerosis'. However, patients with 'mild MS' often have brain scans with more lesions then they have symptoms for (because every site in the brain does not give rise to a recognizable symptom).
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