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Combating Off UTI (Sorry If That’s TMI) – BionicOldGuy


A couple of month in the past, I had a fever on the weekend and went to pressing care, the place the Doc discovered micro organism in my urine and recognized a urinary tract an infection (UTI). So he put me on an antibiotic (Cephalexin) for every week. I felt wonderful after, however a observe up with my very own Doc later confirmed the micro organism (e-coli) was again. She put me on Cipro, and referred me to a urologist. At my age there’s a priority this could possibly be a symptom of a benign enlarged prostate situation. He discovered that my prostate just isn’t enlarged and seems wholesome , however prolonged the Cipro dose for 2 weeks extra so we will be positive we knock it out this time. He mentioned UTIs will be cussed, extra usually in ladies, however sometimes in males additionally. If this doesn’t work, I could must go on a decrease dose of antibiotics long run. I’ll be executed with the present spherical in a few days, then get retested. Fingers crossed!

I’m tolerating the antibiotics properly, fortunately. These days there’s a whole lot of speak of the disruption they will do to your good intestine micro organism, however I’ve had no points no less than within the brief time period. I’ve been attempting to maintain my weight loss plan good by means of this, and can proceed to take action after I’m off the Cipro, in addition to taking probiotics to construct my gut-bug well being again up.

The one different impact is a warning that Cipro has a uncommon facet impact of tendon harm, so my urologist thought it is likely to be a good suggestion to keep away from too strenuous train. So I’ve in the reduction of on my energy coaching and excessive depth exercises considerably throughout this era. On a constructive observe, I’ve nonetheless been in a position to get pleasure from extra average coaching, together with biking and mountain climbing. Friday I rode my recumbent within the South San Jose Space, together with on the gorgeous Guadalupe River and Los Alamitos trails.

Mt. Umunhum From the Guadalupe river path

.I’ve seen no points from the Cipro to this point, so am wanting ahead to getting again to them full-tilt in a few days.



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