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I read about there being at home tests for UTIs? Is this new? How available are they? Do the tests work well, or should one go directly to their doctor if they feel they have a UTI? Thank you.
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Gumdrop Girl
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in general, it's better to just go to your doctor. after all, even with a home UTI test, you're still going to have to get to a doctor if you actually want medication to treat the thing.

might as well skip the middleman and go to the doc in the first place, get diagnosed and get your antibiotics for the UTI.

as for availability, i haven't heard anything on that. sorry.

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