Is an antibiotic for a urinary tract infection safe while breastfeeding?

Answer On One Hand: Use of antibioticsAccording to the American Academy of Pediatric's Committee on Drugs, the antobiotics trimethoprim, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin and amoxicillin can be used safely to trea... Read More »

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Can taking an antibiotic cause a urinary tract infection in a child?

Generally not - because the antibiotic would be 'dismantling' the microbes causing the UTI (urinary tract infection).However, an antibiotic may cause vulvar irritation that may lead to symptoms of ... Read More »

If you are about 3 weeks pregnant and get a Urinary Tract Infection and are prescribed Cefuroxime 500 milligrams twice daily for ten days is it safe or is it too soon in the pregnancy to start it?

No, ibuprofen is perfectly safe for you and your baby during pregnancy and even afterwards, as long as you follow the directions on the packaging. Think, what does the hospital give babies when the... Read More »

Can a urinary tract infection cause a yeast infection?

On One Hand: Not a Cause of Yeast InfectionsAccording to The Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia University, yeast infections may occur as a result of diarrhea that is sometimes a side effec... Read More »

Is a urinary tract infection the same as a bladder infection?

On One Hand: There is More to a Urinary Tract Than a BladderEvery bladder infection can fairly be categorized as a urinary tract infection, although not every urinary tract infection is a bladder i... Read More »