How long until medication fully kicks in?

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Patient: I started doxycycline for prostatitis that I got from an Urinary Tract infection. I’ve been on the medication for two weeks and while all severe symptoms have gone away I still notice that my stream when peeing is not completely normal how long until all symptoms will subside?



Symptoms: Prostatitis from a UTI

Doctor: Thanks for your answer.Usually Urinary tract infections take 3 weeks to resolve and to be sure of your cure from UTI, you need to get one culture & sensitivity of urine to see it is sterile.Hope it helps.


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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