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.
Author: Jonathan Meddings
First answered: 24 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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