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I have had 3 episodes of UTI this from July 1st through July

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I have had 3 episodes of UTI this from July 1st through July 31st. I have been on Cypro for 10 days, and infection came back. They put me on Levoquan for 5 days and infection came back. and I am no Bactrim now. They gave me that for 14 days. I am on my 5th day, and symptoms have not subsided. They are the same and getting a bit worse.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
It makes no sense to go from cipro to leviquin, as any resistent bacteria is likely to be resistent to both, as well as to bactrim.
You need
a. culture and sensitivity on the urine.
b. 3rd generation cephalosporin antibiotic.
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