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Rockaway Beach - e. coli

15:00 Jul 16 2016 Rockaway Beach, Tillamook County, Oregon, 97136, USA

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A few days after swimming at Rockaway Beach on July 16, 2016 I started experiencing the symptoms of a UTI. I went to the doctor and my urine culture tested positive for e. coli. I just saw the water quality warning for Rockaway Beach today (Aug 9), so now it makes more sense where my infection possibly came from.
Additional Data
Did you see a doctor?: Yes
If treated, what was the diagnosis and treatment?: E. coli found in urine sample. Treatment was a round of macrobid that was not working so it got switched to cipro. Advised to drink lots of water/cranberry juice.
How long after you were in the water did your illness symptoms start?: After 2 days
How many times have you been sick from the water at this beach?: One
How long did your illness last?: 2 Weeks
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