Every year I get at least 3 UTIs. Should I see a urologist about this? What treatments are available for frequent UTIs?

Ever since I was young I've had at least three urinary tract infections a year. I drink plenty of fluids, have good personal hygiene, and I always empty my bladder. Still, I keep getting them. Should I see a urologist about this? What kind of treatments are available for frequent urinary tract infections?

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Answered by Basil D. Fossum, MD

Consider an ultrasound of the kidney to rule out a calculus and a post void ultrasound of the bladder to rule out a large residual contributing to infections. Depending on sexual activity, consider post coital nitrofurantoin.

Published on Mar 08, 2016

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Answered by Basil D. Fossum, MD

Consider an ultrasound of the kidney to rule out a calculus and a post void ultrasound of the bladder to rule out a large residual contributing to infections. Depending on sexual activity, consider post coital nitrofurantoin.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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