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When to Call A Doctor

If you have asymptomatic bacteriuria, call your doctor immediately if you

  • Begin urinating more often than normal

  • Develop an intense need to urinate

  • Have pain during urination

  • Develop pelvic pain, back pain, fevers or chills

  • Your urine has blood in it, becomes discolored, cloudy or foul smelling.

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