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I have just had my 3rd UTI in the past 6 months or so, with

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I have just had my 3rd UTI in the past 6 months or so, with Proteus Miribilis as culture. After Antibiotic use, I came down with thrush in my espophagus and upper tummy.
My question is, I seam not to get rid of this proteus miribilis infection, should I have some testing done to look int this?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 7 months ago.

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Yes you should.

Proteus mirabilis infection suggests likely kidney stone --struvite stone precisely.

Recurrent infection raises that possibility.

You should get a kidney ultrasound at least.
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