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Dear sir,
I really was helped by your advices. So on full faith i am asking another advice for my problem.

1)I took ciprofloxacin for my UTI. I think symptoms had cleared a lot. Now my treatment is stopped and i am thinking for additional treatment for 1 week. will it cause any harm to my body? Cause i still feel it isnt cleared fully.

2) I ganed a lot of weight and my pants became tighter, Now whenever i sit at office for prolonged period i feel a burning at my penile tip. Fells like my sperms want to come out. What does your observation says about it? I leak a little urine when i cough while using tight pant. Please help me with it sir.

I am grateful to to you and always will be cause the you helped me.

Thank you.

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Kamran:

Most likely, your cipro therapy was effective which doesn't mean necessarily that all the irritation or inflammation has disappeared.  Check with your physician about extending the Cipro treatment as sometimes this may tend to create more resistant infections down the road.

The best treatment for tight pants related problems is new pants that fit!  I can't specifically identify a tight pants issue that would create the specific discomfort you've described.  

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Stephen W. Leslie, MD

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

Experience

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.

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

Publications
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.

Education/Credentials
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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