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Sickness and UTI

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LRHR · 10/05/2020 19:27

Hi ladies,
I've been suffering from terrible morning (all day) sickness for the past 7 weeks. I was put on medication for the sickness as I was really dehydrated, headaches etc and the doctor mentioned a UTI but didn't prescribe anything for it, she also advised me to not take paracetamol which I think was her personal opinion rather than medical. The sickness eased with medication which I finished 1 week ago (she said I could only take 30 tablets) and it's started again the last couple of days.
I've noticed I've got really cloudy wee, weeing a lot and pain in my pelvic area and keep getting slightly feverish/chills which I think is possibly due to UTI.
Should I go back to the doctors or should I just try home remedies? I already drink 2-3 litres of water a day due to the sickness.
Do they prescribe antibiotics when you're pregnant?
Thanks lovely ladies xx

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duggeedoesmyheadin · 10/05/2020 19:33

Go to the docs ASAP. UTI can turn into a kidney infection if left - sounds like it is progressing if you are getting fever and chills.

You can take antibiotics during pregnancy (I had to for a throat infection). Better to take them not, as consequences of not taking them will be far more severe than any minor effect of taking them.

Hope you feel better soon OP.

LRHR · 10/05/2020 19:36

Thank you for your advice I'll give them a call first thing, just hate the thought of them thinking I'm wasting there time xx

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LASandOtto · 10/05/2020 20:14

Call them first thing. UTIs have to get treated in pregnancy, and a certain type of antibiotic can be prescribed, safe for you and the pregnancy. I took a course and was totally fine. Your symptoms would definitely indicate a UTI and as the pp has said, you don't want it to get to a kidney infection (I've had this too and this is serious). Take some paracetamol for fever if you have any.

LRHR · 10/05/2020 20:21

Thank you for your response.
I've actually just done a dip test as I had some sticks from when my daughter was ill and it's indicating +++ levels of leukocytes and nitrates so deffo an infection.
Will get an appointment tomorrow.

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