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I think my husband has a urinary tract infection, we know that

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I think my husband has a urinary tract infection, we know that he should drink plenty of fluids, but at this time only dribbles of urine are coming out. Our conern is that he will just fill up and overdose on fluids. Is there anything else that can be done at home since this is the weekend?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  DrKnowsBest replied 4 years ago.
He needs to call his dr and get started on antibiotics as inability to urinate is usually from swelling and indicates a more severe infection. This can lead to kidney infections and scarring. I would not even wait the day.
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