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Bacteria present from vaginal swab klebsiella pneumoniae and

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Bacteria present from vaginal swab: klebsiella pneumoniae and escherichia coli. Symptoms: burning sensation when I urinate. Swelling of the region. How do I get rid of the bacteria? Any natural medecine?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 7 years ago.



The E.coli is always present in the GI tract. It is also the most common cause of UTI's. So this bacteria can be a PATHOGEN (meaning a disease causing bacteria vs a harmless one) Klebsiella pneumonia is always considered a PATHOGEN if this is cultured out and actually a fairly dangerous one. There is no natural remedy to eradicate this. You need to complete treatment with an effective antibiotic.From the sounds of it completeing a course of Levaquin may be your best bet.I hope this helps. Follow up questions are welcome if you have any.


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