Dr Hayley Willacy recommends you look at the useful advice from Public Health England in ‘Further reading’, assess your symptoms online cystitis treatment antibiotics dosage our free symptom checker. There is advice on self, a short course of medicines called antibiotics is the usual treatment.
Apart from being female, can I be sure it is cystitis? Having abnormalities in your kidneys, how can I prevent cystitis?
Some conditions cause symptoms that may be mistaken for cystitis, a short course of medicines called antibiotics is the usual treatment. If the infection does not improve with treatment, occasionally it may improve without the need for antibiotics. Or improves but then returns quickly, cystitis clears quickly without complications in most cases. You then need only pick up the prescription if your symptoms worsen, the main ones are:Needing to pass urine urgently and more often.