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I have been on Suprax 200mg for the last week as I have a (UTI)

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I have been on Suprax 200mg for the last week as I have a (UTI) i believe.
this condition i have had for the last 3 yrs and I already have had my bladder and penis checked internally by a doctor 2yrs ago,all clear
it can be increadibly painful going to the toilet as I feel piercing pain going from my anus to my penis when I urinate.
i dont have any problems going to the NO 2
sometimes it can take a long time to urinate

i believe that Suprax 200mg helped after 4 days but the condition after 6days is 70% back in pain %

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Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 6 years ago.

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Hello, and I am pleased to help, use of my answers are for educational purposes only.
Have you been evaluated for anything else such as STD's, urethritis or IC - Interstitial cystitis?
How long has this been going on?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Hi Doctor,

No I hav'nt been checked for anything else and silly of me to carry this pain.

The pain can be intolerable.

Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 6 years ago.
I understand that the pain is horrendous - and you really should be evaluated for all type of pain, because if this was just a simple UTI, an antibiotic such as suprax would have taken care of this, or this might be a bacteria that is resistant to suprax.
So, you need not just a urinanalysis, you need a Urine CULTURE, and I would check your for urethritis, and a STD's - and you might need an antibiotic such as Azithromycin and Rocephine to help. You might have a IC - interstititial cystiis and medications such as Elmiron and Amitriptylene might help.
But you can also ask for 2 days of Pyridium from your doctor as this would probably provide a tremendous amount of relief too.


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