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can baking soda cure a kidney infection

A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Not recommended: Please note that baking soda can hurt you when taken over a prolonged period/indefinitely. Specifically, treatment of your kidney infection warrants ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
No soda with UTI: Carbonated beverages, especially those with caffeine, are bladder irritants and are best avoided when a person has a urinary tract infection (UTI).
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Kidney stones: There is generally an answer to explain redurrent utis. Have it checked out. Because you spoke of teas, there are products in teas that might incre ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney infection: You will need antibiotics to treat a kidney infection (urinary tract infection?). Most of the antibiotics (A) used to treat these infections are gener ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not really: Unfortunately, if it was helpful, you would have to essentially subsist on the supplement, to keep your urine ph alkaline...Which is far more likely t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Akl
19 years experience in Urogynecology
Unlikely: A kidney infection means that the bacteria has migrated from the bladder up to the kindey. This is a more severe form of a urinary tract infection tha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
21 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: If you eat enough baking soda so that your urine becomes too alkaline (i.e., high urine ph), you increase the risk of calcium phosphate kidney stones ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Doesn't: As far as i know baking soda does not treat a yeast infection, it has no anti fungal properties.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Antibiotics: Appropriate antibiotics, meaning that the bacteria causing infection are sensitive to the prescribed antibiotic. Kidney stones , if present, will need ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: U need anti yeast meds u can start off with the otc creams if they dont work then please see your gyn.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. Natur ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It is an antacid: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) (baking soda) acts as an antacid. It shouldn't cause diarrhea.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe: A serious or significant kidney infection is not likely to be cured with cranberry juice. A mild or early bladder infection may be resolved with cranb ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO SCIENTIFIC : Evidence is so far available that it will help cure uti's.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Antibiotics: If doing all of the above fails, then antibiotics are warranted to prevent the infection from getting worse and spreading to the kidneys or blood stre ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast cream: Yeast treatment is available over the counter. There are multiple brands and you can get them without a prescription. This is a better options than a ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
16 years experience in Pharmacology
Sodium Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) : Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) in water has an alkaline ph (above 7). Sodas usually are acidic (ph = 2.5 - 4.5). If your goal is to neutraliz ... Read More
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Risk without Benefit: There are no high quality studies on the health effects of taking colloidal silver, but we do have good evidence of its dangers. Claims made about th ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: There is some data to suggest that this may help to prevent recurrence, but the amounts of cranberry necessary for this are far more than you are like ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Antibiotics cure bladder infections.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Neither: It should not affect a uti.
A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Not ideal: Zithromax is generally not prescribed for infections of the kidney, which can be quite serious. Zithromax is often used for people allergic to penici ... Read More

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