Urinary Tract Infection

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Urinary Tract Infection

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Need advice and recommendations from members.

I think my girlfriend has an Urinary Tract Infection. I have just arrived back in PP on the 9th. She been complaining about frequent urges to urinate but can only urinate small amount. She also said "hot" when she goes. Which I take to mean a burning sensation. Also complaining about back pains. She been having this issue for about 4 to 5 weeks now.

She been going to see a local doctor for treatments. All he does is put her on an IV drip. I assume with antibiotics. I asked if he did any test or lab work. She said no. All she did was tell him her problems.

She been also drinking this "kidney cleansing green tea" (at $20 for like a dozen tea bags) and drinking a brew of water and cilantro. I try tell her that the tea and brew is not going to help and that the local doctor is crap. But like a typical Khmer she replies back "you barring you no understand".

Enough of this BS. I want to take her to a proper foreign train doctor for a full examination before it gets worst. Preferably one that can speak English. Does any one know of a good doctor, clinic or hospital I can take her to.

Thanks in advance
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Newinkow wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 12:52 pm Need advice and recommendations from members.

I think my girlfriend has an Urinary Tract Infection. I have just arrived back in PP on the 9th. She been complaining about frequent urges to urinate but can only urinate small amount. She also said "hot" when she goes. Which I take to mean a burning sensation. Also complaining about back pains. She been having this issue for about 4 to 5 weeks now.

She been going to see a local doctor for treatments. All he does is put her on an IV drip. I assume with antibiotics. I asked if he did any test or lab work. She said no. All she did was tell him her problems.

She been also drinking this "kidney cleansing green tea" (at $20 for like a dozen tea bags) and drinking a brew of water and cilantro. I try tell her that the tea and brew is not going to help and that the local doctor is crap. But like a typical Khmer she replies back "you barring you no understand".

Enough of this BS. I want to take her to a proper foreign train doctor for a full examination before it gets worst. Preferably one that can speak English. Does any one know of a good doctor, clinic or hospital I can take her to.

Thanks in advance
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Doxycycline 100mg twice daily after food.

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If you're able to give it a day or two, try cranberry juice and I mean a lot of cranberry juice
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Newinkow wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 12:52 pm Need advice and recommendations from members.

I think my girlfriend has an Urinary Tract Infection. I have just arrived back in PP on the 9th. She been complaining about frequent urges to urinate but can only urinate small amount. She also said "hot" when she goes. Which I take to mean a burning sensation. Also complaining about back pains. She been having this issue for about 4 to 5 weeks now.

She been going to see a local doctor for treatments. All he does is put her on an IV drip. I assume with antibiotics. I asked if he did any test or lab work. She said no. All she did was tell him her problems.

She been also drinking this "kidney cleansing green tea" (at $20 for like a dozen tea bags) and drinking a brew of water and cilantro. I try tell her that the tea and brew is not going to help and that the local doctor is crap. But like a typical Khmer she replies back "you barring you no understand".

Enough of this BS. I want to take her to a proper foreign train doctor for a full examination before it gets worst. Preferably one that can speak English. Does any one know of a good doctor, clinic or hospital I can take her to.

Thanks in advance
You could start by getting some tests done at Paramed, test for UTI and for diabetes. Then when you arrive at the doctors, the doctor can usually proceed straight to prescribing. Or you can even google and prescribe yourself.
The clinics and pharamcies are not doing her any favours obviously.
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Take care. If it moves to be kidney infection quick action needs to be taken. Signs may be nausea and a fever/shivering
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mannanman wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:38 pm Doxycycline 100mg twice daily after food.

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armchairlawyer wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:40 pm

You could start by getting some tests done at Paramed, test for UTI and for diabetes. Then when you arrive at the doctors, the doctor can usually proceed straight to prescribing. Or you can even google and prescribe yourself.
The clinics and pharamcies are not doing her any favours obviously.
Or you could buy a dipstick at one of the larger pharmacies to do a urine test yourself. If it's not a simple UTI see a good doc because the kidneys might be involved. If it's a simple UTI google for 'first line antibiotics uti' and try one of those. The antibiotic mentioned above isn't on that list by the way.
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I think my girlfriend has an Urinary Tract Infection


I want to take her to a proper foreign train doctor for a full examination before it gets worst.


You lot are hilarious. He asked for a proper trained doctor. You all accepted without question his very uncertain diagnosis and started prescribing.

@Newinkow you have the name of a real doctor, go see her. It costs $60.

Let us know if your diagnosis was correct.
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Doc67 wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 2:06 pm
I think my girlfriend has an Urinary Tract Infection


I want to take her to a proper foreign train doctor for a full examination before it gets worst.


You lot are hilarious. He asked for a proper trained doctor. You all accepted without question his very uncertain diagnosis and started prescribing.

@Newinkow you have the name of a real doctor, go see her. It costs $60.

Let us know if your diagnosis was correct.
ProCare are good, Intercare are good, but both will send a urine sample to a lab, or run a dipstick test, before proceeding. Bringing a urine test result will speed things up if it's indeed an infection of the urinary tract.
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