UTI Evaluation and Treatment

UTI Evaluation and Treatment: 

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) symptoms might include dysuria (pain or burning with urination), urinary frequency, urinary urgency, and/or suprapubic abdominal pain.  Severe symptoms may include flank pain, fever, or nausea and vomiting.  UTI signs might include suprapubic tenderness on exam.  Severe signs might include, but not limited to fever or pain with examination of the flank region (pain over the kidneys).

UTI diagnosis approach might include medical history, exam, urinalysis, and urine culture. Differential Diagnosis of UTI: Urethritis, Interstitial cystitis, Other genitourinary conditions, or GI conditions. 

Treatment will depend on the clinical presentation and diagnosis.  If deemed diagnosis of UTI then most commonly treated with antibiotics, fluids, rest, and/or other potential modalities.  Urine culture often guides treatment as well.  

How Doctor Online Oklahoma can help: We will take a detailed medical history and will do a guided, patient-physician assisted, video physical exam.  We may consider antibiotics to treat the UTI when appropriate.  We may have other recommendations depending on case-by-case basis.  Either way, we can give detailed, yet efficient guidance as to your next step in effective care. 

This post may not be all inclusive and may not be your only diagnosis and treatment resource for UTI, but is meant to be helpful and provide insight in to the condition and how we may be able to help.  For more information, see this article on UTI Evaluation and Treatment.  Also, please see our medical services, contact us, or schedule page for more information or to schedule an appointment with Doctor Online Oklahoma. 

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