Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Diagnosis, Treatment & Prescriptions
Urinary tract infections occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract and lead to an infection. The infection can affect several parts of the urinary tract: ureters, kidneys, urethra, and/or bladder.
Our board-certified doctors can diagnose and treat UTIs online. Get your prescriptions sent to a local pharmacy of your choice within minutes with Your Doctors Online.
How to Connect with a UTI Online Doctor?
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Describe your Issue
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Our Ontario doctors can help you with your medical issues and give you prescriptions.
- Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim 800/160mg
- one tablet every 12 hours for 5 days
UTI Symptoms & Treatment
These are the common symptoms of a urinary tract infection:
- Pain or burning while urinating
- Frequent urination
- Feeling the need to urinate despite having an empty bladder
- Blood in urine
- Pressure in the groin or lower abdomen
- Pelvic pain (in women)
- Rectal pain(in men)
- Increased urgency of urination
- Strong odour
If you have any of the symptoms mentioned above, please chat to one of our reliable web doctors and get UTI treatment immediately.
FAQS About UTI
Can an online doctor treat UTIs?
Definitely! You can get UTI treatment with our web doctor. In addition, our board-certified doctors can provide you with antibiotics to treat your urine infection. So, get relief from the burning pain right away!
Can a UTI go away on its own?
Yes, some UTIs which are minor can go away on their own. You should drink plenty of water as it helps to flush out the bacteria causing the UTI. However, if your symptoms of urinary tract infection do not go away on their own after 2-3 days, please consult with one of our doctors, who are available around the clock.
Can you have sex with a UTI?
It is not recommended to have sex if you have a urinary tract infection. UTIs irritate the sensitive tissue of your urinary tract, and having sex can inflame it even more.
What is the difference between urinary tract infection and bladder infection (Cystitis)?
A urinary tract infection involves any or all of the following areas: the ureters, kidneys, urethra, and/or bladder. A bladder infection (Cystitis), however, is limited only to the urinary bladder.
What medications can be given for the treatment of UTI?
Our certified doctors can provide UTI medicines such as Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim), Fosfomycin (Monurol), Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid), Cephalexin (Keflex) etc. After consultation with our doctors, we will send your prescription to your local pharmacy for collection.
How to prevent UTIs?
To prevent urinary tract infection, drink plenty of water as it flushes out the UTI-causing bacteria. Urinate after intercourse, drink cranberry juice, wipe from front to back, avoid intimate chemical washes and incorporate vitamin C into your diet.
Can I get antibiotics for UTI without seeing a doctor?
No, our doctors cannot prescribe antibiotics without talking to you first about your symptoms. We understand that commuting to a clinic or hospital is a hassle. Your Doctor Online is an easy-convenient way of connecting to a doctor anytime, anywhere. You’re just one click away from UTI prescription online from a board-certified doctor.
Are bananas good for urinary tract infections?
Bananas can be good for a urinary tract infection as they stimulate regular bowel movements and are packed with nutrients that prevent urine infections.
What are the causes of UTI?
Urinary tract infections can be caused by poor personal hygiene, sex with multiple partners, not emptying the bladder completely, blocked flow of urine, kidney stones etc. Chat with our online doctors and find out more causes of UTIs. Our doctors can also highlight the daily habits that put you at risk of a urinary tract infection.
How long does UTI last?
With proper medication, UTI symptoms can go away in 24-48 hours. Without any medication, it can take around a week to go away. However, if it does not go away on its own even after a week, please consult a doctor.
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