This patient support community is for discussions relating to urology issues, benign prostate disease, penis curvature, cystisis, pediatric urology, prostate, sexual dysfunction and urological cancers.
I was treated for a UTI about a month and a half ago. The treatment was for 3 days which did not get rid of it so they extended the treatment for 4 more days. There was a day gap because I was not able to connect with the doctors office for them to call it in to the right pharmacy.
After that treatment I felt like it was not gone still. I waited for about 2 more weeks because I wanted to see if it would clear. When it felt like it did not entirely clear, I went back to the doctor who told me I didn't have any true signs of a UTI other than the fact that I frequently had to go to the bathroom and still had the same central abdominal pain in the UTI area. It is a very distinct pain so I knew it was not cramps or intestinal pain. She still gave me a 7 day treatment of a different antibiotic (nitrofurantoin)which I waited for about another 2 weeks to take, until it felt like it was still not getting better. After this treatment I did not feel a difference. I waited about another 2 or 3 weeks and went in again. I know that not treating a UTI can lead to kidney infections so I was trying to be careful and not postpone attention that was needed.
The third time I went in I was told I had elevated protein but it was not a UTI.
I don't know what to do now because I don't have insurance and cannot afford to keep going to the doctor but I still have the frequency in having to go to the bathroom and have the central abdominal pain in my bladder and urinary tract.
Is it likely that it's non bacterial cystitis and nothing more? If so what can I do for that?
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.