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If you’ve got a urinary tract infection, odds are you’re going to need antibiotics. Leaving a UTI untreated is not only painful but can have serious consequences. When left alone bacteria quickly spread from the urinary tract to the kidneys. Luckily, our network of board certified doctors is standing by to diagnose your infection and prescribe antibiotics for UTI.
PlushCare maintains a 97% patient satisfaction rating. You can speak with a top doctor from your phone or computer, get diagnosed and prescribed antibiotics in 15 minutes. PlushCare only employs doctors who are graduates of top 50 U.S. medical schools. We’re really proud of the care we offer.
Dark, cloudy urine that may appear red or pink from blood, painful or burning urination, an urgent and frequent need to urinate, a small amount of urine when you do go to the bathroom, urine that smells bad, mild fever that stays under 101° F, chills and malaise, pain in the lower abdomen and pressure in the pelvis.
UTIs are bacterial infections and are treated with antibiotics. Common antibiotics used to treat UTIs are: levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin, cephalexin.
The doctor will be able to diagnose your infection based on your symptoms, medical history and the length of infection. If they are unable to comfortably diagnose your infection they will write you a lab referral for testing. Once your results are in they will prescribe you an appropriate treatment plan, including any necessary antibiotics.
UTIs are caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract. The most common bacteria to cause a UTI is E Coli. Infection can happen due to wiping incorrectly and bringing fecal matter into the urinary tract. They can also be contracted during sex which is why it is recommended to pee after intercourse to flush out the urinary tract.
Antibiotics are fast acting, some people feel symptom relief in a matter of hours. Generally you should start to feel better within 48 hours. If your symptoms get worse or do not improve within 48 hours it is likely you are not suffering from a bacterial infection. You should see the doctor for follow up treatment.
The length of antibiotic treatment for UTI and the dosage will depend on the severity of your infection. Typically antibiotics for a UTI are prescribed for 3 to 5 days.
As mentioned above, yes you can get antibiotics prescribed online for a UTI. The doctor will diagnose your condition and prescribe the appropriate treatment during your consultation.
You can avoid the doctors office by getting UTI treatment online instead. An online doctor can diagnose and treat your UTI from the comfort of your home. They will likely prescribe you antibiotics and schedule a follow up appointment to ensure the treatment plan works. In some cases they may refer you to a lab for testing before writing your prescription.
Yes, walk in clinics such as urgent care centers can treat UTIs. That said this type of treatment is often more expensive and takes up more time compared to seeing an online doctor. PlushCare provides the same services as many urgent care centers, virtually. Meaning you can get your UTI treated online.
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