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I have severe burning when I urinate. Although initial urine

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I have severe burning when I urinate. Although initial urine testing indicated possible infection, later cultures did not bear this out. It was suggested that I continue taking the antibiotic prescribed for me anyway. I did and found some relief. Now weeks later the pain has returned big time. Does prostritsis
JA: How long have you been dealing with the burning? Are you experiencing any other discomfort?
Customer: Several weeks, not anything significant.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My last PSA test went through the roof from 4.3 to 7.3. But I understand the
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

What antibiotic were you prescribed and how long did you take it?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Not sure of name, I will try to find it. I took it for 10 days.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

No need

It sounds like a case of prostatitis--prostate infection

Usually it takes a month to six weeks of an antibiotic like Septra DS or Cipro to clear that completely so if I were your doctor that's what I would prescribe for you

Please let me know if you need any more information