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Can you drink cranberry juice while breastfeeding

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Cranberry juice is fine.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Cranberry Juice: When used in normal food quantities that is fine.

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 42 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
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: Drinking cranberry juice has been heavily touted either in health/nutrition store or online for its potential effect of preventing UTI, benefiting agi... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
It may make the : urine more acidic and harder for bacteria to grow but will not cure an infection.It has not been proven to help. Fluids may help flush out the bladde... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Water: Cranberry juice will do nothing to cure your uti. Water water water and more water.
Dr. Michael Ingber
A Verified Doctoranswered
20 years experience
Lots of fluid: If it's a true uti, antibiotics may be necessary. You should see your doctor. Cranberry will help acidify the urine and prevent future uti. Drinking l... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Hydrate w water.: Cranberry juice may help with prevention - not treatment. Cranberry juice can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely to have significant effect, more effect from weight loss, exercise and medication.
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 32 years experience
No: Cranberry juice has no effect on the colon.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 49 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
15 years experience
Unrelated: Usually unrelated. But if it recurs always or most of the times with cranberry juice,,, then its irritating your stomach and causing atypical gas pain... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Cranberry juice: Scientific research has shown cranberry juice (not extract) to “possibly” decrease inflammation – however should be ingested in moderation. UTI preve... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Nopalina: I don't know if there is any proof that either is particularly 'good' for you. Anything taken to excess can be 'bad' for you. I don't know that there ... Read More