How long until some relief?
I am an (otherwise) healthy 35 year old white male with no (real) history of urological problems.
This past Thursday night I started with frequent urination. Friday I went to the doctor and the lab test showed minor infection and blood in the urine. I did have a kidney stone about 2 years ago, so the doctor assumed that it was probably a light UTI and a small kidney stone partially blocking my flow.
He prescribed Cipro and lots of fluids. I've been drinking a lot (entire bottle of Cranberry juice, plus lots of water -- including a full pitcher of water this morning). It is now Tuesday and I have taken 8 doses of the Cipro and no relief. In fact, last night and today may be a little worse than it has been.
I have no other symptoms. No pain, no nothing. Just frequent urination. The more I drink, the more I go.....the flow is fine. However, if I don't drink much (like towards bedtime), I still have an overwhelming urge....just not much to show for it.
And, to clarify, by frequent I mean that I would estimate I am going every 5 minutes or so. VERY disruptive to my life. In fact, usually when I stop going I can already start feeling like I'm going to need to go again soon. When I'm not going I am having some trouble with leakage.
SO, what should I do??
After starting the medication on Saturday I have felt generally weaker/more tired, have had a almost constant light headache and have had an increased pulse (sometimes around 70-80 resting, up to 100 when I'm up moving around).
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