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Does baking soda help bladder infections

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Frequent Urine: Yes. Or this is diabetes. Please get in for a test at the family clinic.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Urinary frequency: Are you urinating in small or large amounts? Uti's usually have frequency in small amounts often with burning. If you're urinating in large amounts, i... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Kidney /bladder pain: Pain with urination? Fever? You may have a bladder infection and need antibiotics or it may have advanced to the kidneys. Would follow up today with a... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 44 years experience
Immune booster: No there no vaccines that can prevent all infections. No drinking cranberry soda would not help.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Not sodas: Drinking soda will probably not help. Unsweetened cranberry juice can decrease bacteria adhering to urinary tract. This can be helpful in preventing ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Urine culture: You need to suggest to your MD that you provide a urine sample to be cultured in the laboratory for bacteria and a sensitivity to determine first if t... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
UTI ?: Pain and frequent urination are symptoms of a urinary tract infection. If you have not gotten treatment b/c of a urine culture and analysis, see your... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Need UTI antibiotic: Citro soda may well aleviate symptoms of burning on urination, but will not take care of your infections. You both need an appropriate urinary antibio... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Increase fluids: Water, mainly, also consider cranberry juice/tablets. Antibiotics would likely be best treatment, and check of urine for bacteria. See your doctor ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Akl
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology 22 years experience
Cranberry juice/tabs: Spontaneous resolution of a bladder infection can occur. You should drink lots of fluids to flush your urologic system, drink carnberry juice or take ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 58 years experience
UTI: Knowing which bacteria caused your bladder infection usually dictates the antibiotic to be used after susceptibility tests are done. If you do not fee... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 27 years experience
UTI's nth time...: Frequent Intercourse in the past month is the most common risk factor. Factors affecting bladder emptying like increase in residual urine in bladder a... Read More
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