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randibear
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I'm really hurting. burns when I pee, I'm so sore I can barely sit.

bought one of those azo test strips for uti. mine was the darkest purple.

of course dr's office is closed until tuesday.

all I have is 10 days of flagyl. will that help?

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Are there any urgent cares close by?

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No, that will not help. Find an urgent care! Get some AZO over the counter to help with the pain.

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No Flagyl isn't an antibiotic, get to urgent care. A bladder infection can be serious if it goes to the kidneys.

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lpkayak
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My sister almost died from one

I think they give bactrim for them..its been a long time for me

Cranberry juice too...but you need the right abx asap

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<<<<< Randy' >>>>>,

Hugs and prayers, I've been fighting a UTI, w/ the IC problem and yeast issues.

If you can get into a Dr., Urgent care,as suggested,something... please go in.They can worsen.

Keep drinking fresh water,and the AZO-Urinary pain relief helps. You'll be in our tho'ts.

Jus' Silverwolfi-sis here

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Did you go to a dr? How ya doing?

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You want to 'nip it' before it gets into the kidneys.

I let one go too long a few years ago and ended up in the hospital on IV abx.

Never been so sick in my life and the doctor said I could have died.

Nothing to fool around with.

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Try drinking one teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water (works for me). It neutralizes the acidity of your urine and makes the bacteria slide off your bladder walls and exit. Remember to drink lots of water.

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Randi-you need to get abx ASAP.

Bactrim, septra, cipro, levaquin

It can go to the kidneys quite fast.

Once you are peeing straight blood, there's a good chance you'll need IV abx.

The longer you leave it. The more irritated the linings get the harder it is to heal.

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Gee...i hope shes alright

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Gee...i hope shes alright

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oh he gave me macrobid. 100 twice a day and said I could use 250 of flagyl also. he said I onl yt? had a mild infection and he didn't think it had gone to kidneys. he took urine specimen.

so far good hut don't like this microbid. ugh...

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Thanks for the update randi. Hope the macrobid helps soon.
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