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I was diagnosed with a bladder infection and given

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I was diagnosed with a bladder infection and given ciprofloxacin. I'm on my 5th day and the pain in my back seems to have gotten worse. It's on my left side and it's worse when I wake up in the morning. Does this medication sometimes not work?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 9 months ago.

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This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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That is concerning.

Cipro may not work sometimes due to the bacterial resistance.

You need to see your doctor today or go to the ER for further evaluation.

Infection may spread to the kidneys requiring IV antibiotics.
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