Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Have Uti

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    I Get Them

    I get them all the time because i have to put a catheter in to pee.
    drippy72 drippy72 41-45, M May 6, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Cure For My Uti

    I suffered from UTI’s for the longest time, endured years of visiting doctors, two different urologists, received very strong medicines, had a catheter test done (very uncomfortable) and took a low dose of antibiotics for 4 years.  While on antibiotics I’d still get a...
    AnaHolland AnaHolland 41-45 1 Response Jun 18, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Things I've Found That Help

    I'm 20 years old and have suffered reoccurring UTI's as well as lingering UTI symptoms, mainly urgency. My mum and sister have had the same thing too.... And this seems to be quite an issue with women all over the place at the moment with no real solution. I just wanted to share...
    DustMite DustMite 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Scared.

    this is the second time i experience UTI. the first time i didnt know much about it and i went to the doctors right away and the antibiotics worked.this was back in may. now im in august (same year) and i have this again. truthfully im scared because ive read women have had UTI...
    nicole514 nicole514 18-21 1 Response Aug 15, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Uti Turning Into A Kidney Infection????

    2 days ago i woke up in the middle of the night with extreme pain, which felt like a bad UTI. i was fine for the first day took some AZO drank lots of water and thought i would be fine cuz the pain really wasnt there. but this morning i woke up feeling extrememly tired, having...
    hayes777 hayes777 18-21 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    xxtina15 xxtina15 16-17, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Had One In 2003 (age 24) And Two In 2010

    My symptoms are usually: -- a regular strong urge to go -- a sharp pain on the urethra as I finish peeing -- soon after going, a feeling like needing to go again but it turns out I dont; it may be the pain getting better; I see other people on here have this symptom After the...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F Dec 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    karinawheels karinawheels 22-25, F Aug 5, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Parsley Tea

    I constantly get uti's. Long story short I have tried EVERYTHING under the sun to cure it natrually(without antibotics) Finally I came across a parsley tea remedy and gave it a try. 2 heaping tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley boil a pot of water and let steep for 20 min drink...
    parsleyteacuredme parsleyteacuredme 26-30 Oct 13, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Just Wish Someone Would Help Me

    I am 26 years old and have suffered with UTIs for 8 years now. Heres my problem, I get 10 or so a year and not all of them are UTIs. I've gone to 4 doctors so far where I've had many tests done. Tests include blood tests, physical checks, CT Scans and Ultrasounds. I've been...
    Apex27 Apex27 26-30 2 Responses Jan 19, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Clearing up- I guess I caught this UTI right in

    time before it got any worse! As soon as I smelt the ammonia I went get the cranberry juice and azo. Also drunk plenty of water. Def. cheaper than $80 for a doctor appointment!
    lovelymiracle lovelymiracle 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    vvebcame vvebcame 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    6 Utis In the Last 6 Months

    In the last 6 or 7 months I have had as many uti's the last time the doctor put me on a low dose antibiotic that I take 3 times a week. Well yesterday I woke up with an other uti I will call the doctor firs thing monday morning to get an appt. Any one else that has had the...
    catman25 catman25 61-65, M 5 Responses Jan 25, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    due to disability when I pee I have to put a

    catheter in, this causes me to get a lot of water infections, I think I have one now oc I have discomfort down there and it hurts to put the catheter in. looks like its the docs for me on Monday
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 26, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Can't Stop Crying....

    The pain has been so severe. I get them so often. I had one a few months ago, and it was hell, I missed work because I knew that I would not have been able to get through  my shift becuase the pain was pure hell. Now here I am woke up about an hour ago, crying becuase the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 11, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Persistent Uti Causing Brain Fog And Affecting My Ability To Function As Normal

    Has anyone ever experienced this or can shed any light? I am female and have suffered with recurrent UTI's for years but a few months ago had a particularly severe one which I took 4 different antibiotics some not finishing the course because I felt they weren't working (stupid...
    effie6 effie6 22-25 2 Responses Mar 7, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Hate When I Get Urinary Tract Infections

    I always get Urinary Tract Infections and i dont have a family doctor so where i live that means packed walk in clinics,line ups with people that are sick and It takes forever.I have one right now and it hurts really bad ifeel like i need to pee but i cant pee and...
    claraella claraella 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 3, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Uti That Won't Go Away! :'(

    I've been experiencing frequent and urgent urination for about a month now. My mom gave me some antibiotics that didn't work, so she took me to a doctor, who gave me a different type of antibiotic, but this one isn't working either. My urine looks almost normal, and itt...
    Jworm42 Jworm42 16-17, F 5 Responses May 9, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Uti Nightmares

    Hi everyone! I had suffered UTI two weeks ago, i completed an antibiotic course, right after the course i had dental surgery, meaning that i need to take another type of antibiotic to prevent infection for my surgery. Unfortunately, i felt that the UTI was coming back, discomfort...
    kaylee752 kaylee752 22-25 Dec 19, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    This is not exactly so random because it just happened but I've been meaning to post some thoughts about it because it has happened several times on EP. This might not set well...
    Nyx1978 Nyx1978 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Criminological Theories (2) The Classical School of Criminology This is Original Content I am preparing myself for writing academic articles geared toward first year criminology...
    ryleechristine ryleechristine 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate having anger issues. I hate that it feels like it controls me. Sometimes I cause harm or pain to the ones I love most unintentionally. & doing that is the worst feeling in...
    breakingfree88 breakingfree88 26-30 1 Response 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Next, which particular fund do you want to buy? To pick, search the Internet, read publications and Offshore banks investment guides, or utilize an investment information supplier...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I will have to go to the hospital morrow I have some serious pain in my scrotum and one side is swollen, I have to self catheterise and I think I have a bad uti
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You know what I think would be nice? If more people utilized they're ability to interpret things more thoroughly, rather than settling for simplicity and on some occasions single...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M Dec 27, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I started to take metformin I noticed that i crave less sugar since then It makes sense to me Because my body is Insulin resistant The cells don't utilize glucose efficiently...
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi. I was just diagnosed today with genital herpes and I'm having a very hard time with this as I'm sure all of you did/are too. I actually contracted it from my boyfriend of 5...
    Ladybug1209 Ladybug1209 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I stumbled across this literally about half an hour ago while surfing the net and I think I may actually have this. It may be a result of my ADHD/ADD (I have yet to get it tested...
    divermel divermel 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not really. But I want to be diagnosed soon, as I believe I have it. You see, all my life I've struggled to live normally. I failed. A lot of people dislike me because I am...
    deeplydull deeplydull 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A few simple of experiences of why I have cried in school: Kindergarten: I called a boy in my class stupid, then later when I saw a police car park in front of the school I started...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have poly arthritis - arthritis in more then 5 joints of my body. Initially I thought it was from over doing it at the gym as the specialist had no reason as to why it started...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I only got 3 hours of sleep last night. I dreamt that I accidentally killed my friend's newborn baby as I was trying to shush it so we could sneak it somewhere because she wasn't...
    paradiseaurora paradiseaurora 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    No I haven't - and while I can never say never. I'm pretty certain that I won't in the future. However I do have a story about a night when I almost did. My friend J and I went...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been a more than a year when this incident happened. I had a friend (she wasn't that close or anything, just in between an acquaintance to being a friend). She calls me...
    VVmommy VVmommy 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There is no sexual identity page. Maybe anyone here can recognize my confusion and help? I am a 19 year old girl. I have only ever liked guys, but have recently been thinking that...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Help!!! I had lap band surgery Dec. 2013. I initially lost 21lbs but I have gained 4lbs back. For those that have lost and kept it off, how did you do it? I have never experienced...
    MzStrait MzStrait 36-40 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a believer. I believe god has protected me in many situations. I have really been distanced with him. I losted my grandpa November 2012, right after my mom shot herself in...
    shygirl1986 shygirl1986 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last night was one of the worse ones in a few months. I was in a house that I have dreamed of before (not to this extent). Anyway, the beginning started off normal I was getting...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lately I've been living my life just like I always wanted, I still don’t trust people but I realized that I don’t have to trust every single person I let into my life, I just...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I realised the other day that I have drastically changed. When I was in primary school I was what some people call a sheep. I used to want to look and act like all the girls did in...
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 18-21, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Alright so I'm curious and just looking for answers. Throughout my life I have always had trouble expressing myself to others, wether it be joy, sorrow, exc. I bottled up a lot, I...
    TheNeverendingLlama TheNeverendingLlama 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think I have social anxiety because of I'm in a class where I have no friends I literally almost cry.... Once I did cry bc I had to talk in front of my class.
    KaylaBVB KaylaBVB 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im never aloud to do anything. like they all lock me in my room and never let me go anywhere unless they are with me. i have no life. i have no friends because im not aloud to go...
    TiffanyNicoleLovesNene TiffanyNicoleLovesNene 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    That's about the entirety of it in a nut shell. I fell for a girl when she was 17, I 18. We had a very intense, deep love for only 3 months time. After 9 years of remaining...
    jsc0tzi jsc0tzi 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Every weekend I take a long nap for all the hours of sleep I have lost during the week. Its usually 2 hours or so. For a couple of years now I've been getting nightmares in BROAD...
    dailydreamer70 dailydreamer70 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If someone asked me what I'm doing with my life, I couldn't give an answer. I've never been more lost than I am in this moment. I'm not going to school, I don't work, and I have an...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think my situation is called anxiety. I have a fear of running out of resources..like money time and especially natural resources . As weird as it sounds I have a serious fear...
    SoBeCurious SoBeCurious 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel