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Will urinary tract infections keep returning?

Urinary tract infections can relapse or return if you do not complete your course of antibiotics, or return to them at a later date. Preventative antibiotics are sometimes prescribed to help prevent recurrent infections, but their use is controversial as it can contribute to microbial resistance to antibiotics.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 17 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Bladder cancer


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