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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Can be: Has lots of vitamin c - which is a good thing - the acidity can help reduce frequency of urinary tract infections - but lots of cranberry juices have ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Urinary health: It has vitamins and some material that is useful in preventing urinary infections. Do not over do it as it has lots of sugar in it.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Cranberry juice changes how acidic your urine is. It can help prevent or even improve the symptoms a bladder infection.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Cranberry juice: Pure cranberry juice has many health benefits but is quite bitter and difficult to tolerate if not mixed with another juice. Unfortunately, most blen ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prunes are: Considered acidic.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Cranberry juice: For a detailed description of the electrolytes found in cranberry juice (c), go to this link: http://nutritiondata.Self.Com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-ju ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: The evidence as to whether cranberry juice prevents recurrent utis is mixed. Some small studies suggest a benefit, but a larger cochrane review that i ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Cranberry juice UTI: Cranberry juice is a very common tool for people with urinary symptoms. It cannot and will not stain the urine. If you are still having the origina ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Get antibiotic: Cranberry juice may help in preventing infection, but if you have one, see your doctor for an antibiotic to prevent the infection from spreading to yo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
MOST JUICES CAN: Loosen you up, some will bind you up.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some say it does: A lot people say it help prevent the urinary tract infection.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Can try: There has been little evidence in clinical trials of cranberry juice being an effective way to manage and treat urinary tract infections. Although th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
52 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Only if 100% pure.: Cranberry juice is a natural diuretic, only if it is 100% cranberry juice, i.e. If you juice it yourself.The additives usually added, defeat the purpo ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Of course, not...: Cranberry is not an antibiotics, but it contains an ingredient that may suppress common UTI-related bacteria - yet too little to be effective. Lately, ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Akl
19 years experience 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Why should it?
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
Yes and no: Cranberry juice has been shown in multiple studies to lower one's risk of uti. It follows that the more actual cranberry is in the juice, he better t ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
No: Orange juice is a source of sugar and can make the diabetes worse. Although if someone has a low sugar due to too much insulin or too much diabetes m ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
47 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikey: Unusal, most common cause of red stained urine is ingestion of beets.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Apple juice will do nothing beneficial or detrimental for a uti. Good luck.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cranberry juice is fine.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: Oils and juices can improve and relieve constipation. You should adjust your diet if the constipation is chronic by adding more vegetables and fruits ... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
It could: Any juice can result in some malabsorption for some people and result in diarrhea. Most cranberry juices are a mix of juices and may contain other sug ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ineffective myths: None of the above. None of these products are antibiotics and would not treat infections.
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