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Experience:  MBBS. FCPS (R) General Surgery and Traumatology. 5 years experience in Emergency Medicine.
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I have a urinary tract infection. I have some antibiotics

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I have a urinary tract infection. I have some antibiotics but wanted to make sure they will help. I have cephalexin
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: I don't have them very often.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am allergic to penicillin.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 7 months ago.

Hi. Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Uzair.
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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 7 months ago.

Yes, cephalexin helps in UTI and is indicated in such infections. You can take this antibiotic along with taking lots of fluids and raspberry juice.

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
How often and for how long do I need to take them.
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 7 months ago.

You can take 500mg cephalexin twice a day for 7 days. If symptoms do not improve get a urine culture test.

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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 7 months ago.

Please let me know if you have followup questions.