Posted by: 123 | 2007/12/14

2nd opinion UTI

Hi, about 3 weeks ago my gp found blood in my urine and then put me on a 3 day course of antibiotics. i took the complete course and have been drinking lots of water, etc. I went to have me urine tested again and now there is more blood in my urine +2. My ph is 7. I've been feeling very sleepy some days. I don't have symptoms of a bladder infection but sometimes get pain in my abdomen - different areas. no serious back pain. The doc has now prescribed a 5 day course of antibiotics and also another antibiotic just incase i have clamydia. I don't want to take meds for clamydia if I don't have it but I tried going to a clinic and they couldn't test for clamydia. What happens if I take the meds for clamydia and I don't actually have it. The only reason why she assumed that I had clamydia is because I said that there is sometimes pain during sex but only when knocking against cervic which I would think is normal? Also concerned about kidney infection. what should i do?

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Dear 123

Thank you for for visiting

You should consult a Urologist, in order to have a urine MCS, as well as a STD screen. He/she will also most probably do a sonar of your bladder and urinary tract. This will give a good indication, if there are any other pathological reasons for the blood in your urine and he/she will then be able to start with the correct treatment.

If you do not have clamydia, the antibiotics will have no effect and no side effects.

Kind regards

Dr Anrich Burger

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