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Prophylactic for recurrent UTI while using catheters What is your view on the use of Nitrofurantoin versus Keflex (Cephalexin) for the prevention of UTI with catheter use, based on their safety; their… read more
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Thanks again dr tharun. I appreciate you. Going in for a
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Thanks. You state that Nitrofurantoin Mac as a preventative
Thanks. You state that Nitrofurantoin Mac as a preventative may mask the test strip tests for leukocytes and nitrite, and stated the course of action to detect a urinary infection is a culture. But I … read more
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Dr. Y.
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I have a prostate biopsy scheduled for Friday to rule out
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I have been on finasteride for 2+ years with continued
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I have tried Flomax with no success for urinary retention
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I am hoping you can answer a couple of important questions
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