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Uti - citrobacter koseri
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Questions in the Urogynecology forum are answered by Bruce Crawford, MD, J. Kyle Mathews, MD, and other medical professionals and experts. Topics covered include overactive bladders, bladder pain, fallen/drooping bladder, bowel urgency, bowel prolapse, cystitis, incontinence, pain with intercourse, rectal prolapse, surgery, urinary urgency, and uterine prolapse.

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Uti - citrobacter koseri

Hi

I am a healthy 27 year old female with an unremarkable medical history. Over the past 4 months I have had two uti's 2 months apart. Also, I am nursing my child. Each uti has been caused by citrobacter koseri. First time symptoms went away without proper treatment. Second time treated with omnicef for lack of better antibiotic I assume because I am nursing. I have been reading online that this bacteria rarely causes uti's with the exception of those who are immunocompromised. My question is: should I be worried something more serious is going on? Could this be due to changes in my unitary tract related to hormones and nursing? I want to figure this out before we try and get pregnant again.

Thank you,

Ajun
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I would suggest that you see your doctor and consider a urine culture for test of  cure.  Should you continue to get your urinary track infections, I would suggest you see a urologist or urogynecologist for evaluation.  J. Kyle Mathews, MD
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