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My wife (47 years old) for the last 4 days has had strong

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My wife (47 years old) for the last 4 days has had strong urges to urinate, but nothing comes out, or very little. She now has lower abdominal pain. Infection?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 10 months ago.

Hello

I'm Dr Chaithanya attending you

I will sure provide you with the answer.

Yes, urge to urinate frequently is also a symptom of Urinary tract infection.

Lower abdominal pain supports it

You need to get a urine culture test done as soon as possible,

Ultrsound abdomen and pelvis rules out other female causes of pain abdomen

A prophylactic antibiotic like Nitrofurantoin can be started immediately after urine is given for testing.

Let her drink more fluids and let her have cranberry juice 2 times a day

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