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How is treatment for UTIs confirmed?

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To confirm that the treatment was successful, you may take urine tests one to two weeks after you finish the antibiotic. Pregnant women who have been treated for an infection should get a urine test every month until they have their baby.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Urinary Tract Infection in Adults.”

American Academy of Family Physicians.

WomensHealth.gov: “Urinary tract infection fact sheet.”

The Urology Institute.

Mayo Clinic: “Urinary Tract Infection.”

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on April 17, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Urinary Tract Infection in Adults.”

American Academy of Family Physicians.

WomensHealth.gov: “Urinary tract infection fact sheet.”

The Urology Institute.

Mayo Clinic: “Urinary Tract Infection.”

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on April 17, 2018

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