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I have a uti. I get them frequently that's how I know. I

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I have a uti. I get them frequently that's how I know. I have doxicyclen and cefdinir here at my house. Would either one help?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: The only thing I take is toporol for blood pressure
JA: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?
Customer: Consistwnt
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Consistent
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Health
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Is there any way I can get an answer soon?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I'm trying to prevent an er trip
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

You are very welcome.

Both of these antibiotics would be able to control the UTI as these are broad spectrum antibiotics. But these are not the optimum or ideal antibiotics.

The best / most efficacious antibiotic choice is derived by the culture test.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Should I take a probiotic with these antibiotics?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

It would be good to take probiotics. That would prevent stomach upset and would increase your body resistance.

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