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I am just getting over what I assume is a stomach virus but I think I have a UTI now. How can I treat it at home?

Doctor's Assistant: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?

Since Monday I have had diarrhea, vomiting and nausea.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Don’t think so

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Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago
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Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

What are your present symptoms?

Have your diarrhea, vomiting and nausea resolved?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No I am still having nausea pretty bad and I feel like I might get sick.
Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

Nausea is not a symptom of UTI.

This can be due to lingering virus and electrolyte problem.

Drink plenty of fluids, and Pedialyte, Gatorade and coconut water.

Probiotics too would help.

You may take Dramamine for nausea.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you
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Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

Following measures would be helpful for urinary symptoms / UTI;

1) Drinking plenty of fluids and water

2) Cranberry extract capsule

3) Avoiding alcohol drinks and caffeine drinks

A stomach virus is treated as following;

1) PeptoBismol

2) Lomotil; may only be given if the diarrhea is vigorous.

3) Gatorade / Pedialyte

4) Plenty of fluids

5) BRAT diet; banana, rice, applesauce, toast. Vegetable broths / vegetable soups, coconut water also can help.

6) Probiotics

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