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sir,I am 27 year's old man from india suffering from uti since last one month the problem is that i always feel constant need to pee.
IN Oder to ditect and diagnose this problem i conducted culture and senstivity test culture of urine growth of E-COLI after 48hour incubation at 37 degree celcius.
sensitive- ceftriaxone ceftazidime
moderate senditive-cefotaxime levofloxacin
highly senstive- moxyfloxacin 22mm
resistance- nitrofurantion, cefuroxime cefepime.
which prooved becteria in my urinery tract and the
on the basis of result of the senstivity test dr advised me to take 2 belofloxacin tab daily for five days after taking that when the condition persisted then dr. advised me to take 1 maxofloxacin daily for 5 days but no impovement visible so far as i have conducted ultrasound of my whole abdomen everything was ok in that examination not i am confused what to do it stinging more when i study i am confuse what should i do?


Any confirmed UTI in a male is considered a "complicated UTI" and usually requires 10-14 days of antibiotics.  In addition, a review should be done to determine the source since men do not typically get UTIs.  We may find prostatitis, stones or other abnormalities that would predispose to infection.  An ultrasound is not considered detailed enough for this review.  I suggest you consult a urologist.


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Stephen W. Leslie, MD


Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.


Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors
Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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