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Suspected UTI. Advice please!

(3 Posts)
Whoami24601 Sat 28-Jan-17 12:01:11

Las night I had an achy, painful back. This morning it hurts to wee, and I feel out of sorts (a bit sick, but not bad, mostly just feel 'weird' and not quite myself). When I wipe after going to the toilet there is definitely a bit of blood. I've never had a UTI before. Is there anything I can do to help feel better? I'm supposed to be going out for a meal tonight with some friends (which I hardly ever do so don't want to cancel!)

123bananas Sat 28-Jan-17 12:06:13

Drink loads of water, put a pinch of bicarb in it if you have some.

Go to walk in centre and get a prescription for Nitrofuantoin. IME within 24 hours of starting antibiotics you should see an improvement I felt much even better after the 2nd dose. If you leave it without treatment it will get worse.

donteverlookback Sat 28-Jan-17 12:18:55

YY to getting ABs straight away, and take the full course. Get advice on future prevention or UTIs can make your life miserable.

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