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How long to wait to treat UTI`s?

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Tootersma Tue 04-Aug-09 17:42:57

I am 14 weeks pregnant and pretty sure I have a urine infection. I have a midwife appt next Tuesday and obviously will have wee tested then but is this too long to wait?

corblimeymadam Tue 04-Aug-09 17:47:48

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HappyBump Tue 04-Aug-09 17:58:46

I am about 14 weeks pregnant too. I think it's taken pretty seriously. I am currently on amoxicillan for a UTI. Although I wasn't aware I had one, I didn't have any noticeable symptoms. I was tested on Monday and got a call with the results on the Sunday (I am not sure why it took so long to get the results given I am treated privately ... but that's another matter).

I am on a 5 day course, 3 tablets of 500mg.

Tootersma Tue 04-Aug-09 18:02:00

OK thanks, dare I ask how everything turned out for you?

Tootersma Tue 04-Aug-09 18:03:09

Sorry, was asking that to belgianbun

Deemented Tue 04-Aug-09 20:42:28

I went to the docs for a UTI at about 13 weeks, and they put me on antibiotics even before they had tested my sample. Amoxycillin 3 x daily.

I also bought some cranberry tablets from the herbalists and took them as i was taking the ab's.

corblimeymadam Tue 04-Aug-09 20:57:39

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cookingcath Wed 05-Aug-09 10:55:35

Def. go immediately. I left it and ended up in A&E with kidney infection (suspected appendicitis/ ectopic by that time as pain so bad - fortunately it was neither of these).

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