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Can you drink cranberry juice while breastfeeding

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Cranberry juice is fine.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cranberry Juice: When used in normal food quantities that is fine.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 40 years experience
UTI: You didn't mention if you were taking any antibiotics for your UTI. No connection between UTI and breastfeeding. Followup with your doctor as you ar... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Watch out for sugars: Cranberry juice is a great source of antioxidant flavonoids. Besides its fame for helping treat uti's it may prevent & even reverse cardiovascular dis... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cranberry juice: Large amounts of cranberry juice can cause GI upset. Limit or avoid use with warfarin. It also contains sugar.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manel Silva
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Yes!: Cranberry juice is fine at any point in your pregnancy. It is often used as a treatment for urine infections; however, if you're pregnant and concern... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 43 years experience
It is supposed ...: To acidify the urine, which theoretically kills or prevents bacterial growth in the urine. Most studies show this really doesn't work. The urine is n... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Water: Cranberry juice will do nothing to cure your uti. Water water water and more water.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely to have significant effect, more effect from weight loss, exercise and medication.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Can make cystitis irritation worse. Cranberry juice is only of use in preventing cystitis as it interferes with bacteria adhering to bladder lining. A... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 33 years experience
No: Cranberry juice has no effect on the colon.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 50 years experience
Cranberry juice: If you are drinking cranberry juice because you like the flavor, then the more you drink, the more you will urinate. It is sweet and sweet fluids can... Read More
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