Please read my post followed by my professor’s response and answer her question regarding UTI. Should you have any questions please dont hesitate to ask. Thanks!
Also, this has to be a minimum of one paragraph, referenced with two citations less than 5 Years old, and no plagiarism.
Weekly Post: The human body is prone to many diseases and infections. Human beings should care for their body to avoid the acquisition of diseases and infections. For instance the urinary tract infection which mainly occur in females and affect the bladder and the urethra. The infection is majorly caused by a bacteria known as Escherichia coli. The bacteria is majorly found in the gastrointestinal tract. The treatment to the urinary tract infection is by the use of antibiotics (Foxman, 2013).
Describe the advantage and disadvantage of one drug to treat urinary tract infections.
The antibiotics that treat the urinary tract infections have many advantages and disadvantages. The advantages are that, they fight infections and preserve lives. They also cure, preserve lives and don’t affect the normal body cells. The antibiotics also have many disadvantages in that they have side effects and may make the body to function abnormally (Nicolle, 2012).
The antibiotics also kill healthy bacteria that are useful to the body and hence make the body weak. The antibodies help and also harm the body so they are not fully safe for human consumption.
In treatment of infection, the drugs provided should be taken according to the doctor’s prescription to avoid any inconveniences. Misuse of this drugs may cause great damage and may lead to death. The drugs should be used correctly to enable quick recovery.
Foxman, B. (2013). Urinary tract infection. In Women and Health (Second Edition) (pp. 553-564).
Nicolle, L. E. (2012). Urinary tract infections. Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine, 2359-2364.
Professors response: Please give me an example of a drug you would use for UTI and why would you choose it ?