What are the dipsticks for diagnosing UTIs? I have had two UTIs treated by Sulfame/trimem.....800/160? Should I worry about recurrent UTIs? I have heard that one of the symptoms of UTIs in the elderly is a tendency to fall. I have been diagnosed with mild Parkinson's does that explain my tendency to get a UTI?
Person's Gender: Female
Person's Age: 76
Hi, let mw help you with this
First question, are you looking to get UTI dipstick for testing?
Yes are they available OTC?
Yes, it is available OTC
What are they called?
Bactrim DS can cause vertigo, which can lead to fall in the elderly
It is called UTI strips
I am using Oxytrol Does that affect the recurrent UTIs?
As for Parkinson causing recurrent UTI, it is least likely. If you are diabetic that can be the cause.
The question about Oxytrol?
It should be causing this directly but it can lead to urinary retention which might put patients who are at risk of UTI to develop one
It should not be causing"
Is there a generic version of the Oxytrol patch?
Right now, no
Is there anything else I can help you with
No, thank you You have been very helpful
You are welcome