A 26-year-old male asked:
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Sisters paraplegic and has blood in urine. 90% positive its a UTI. Can't get in doctor today. What should she do until she gets in?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Call office: may want a urine specimen to lab for exam and culture. Drink water 8 or so glasses a day. Clean area of urethra thoroughly. Doc can call in antibiotic if convinced of symptoms and signs
Answered on Jan 5, 2015
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UTI: Uti symptoms + blood and ketones are all typical of a uti. Once you've been treated, all 3 of those should disappear.
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Hematuria: or blood in urine is not uncommon in cystitis and UTIs in general. Bactrim is an excellent medication for this condition.
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Makes sense: There are many diff bacteria that can cause utis and the type you had was resisitant, but the culture and sensitivity that they did will tell you whic ... Read More
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