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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pretty bad: Kidney infection called pyelonephritis can cause back pain and fever. This condition usually reuires admission to hospital and antibiotics.The pain is ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Absolutely.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Suprax (cefixime): Suprax (cefixime) can be used to treat pyelonephritis (depending on organism).
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Amoxil (amoxicillin): Amoxil (amoxicillin) can be useful for treatment of kidney infection (depending on organism).
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: The antibiotics for UTI do not have a direct drug interaction with levonorgestrel.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajai Sawhney
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Vodka.Cranberry juic: There are better alternatives.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI: First check with your doctor if you have 'simple or complicated' uti. Then follow the doctor's advice. I'm sure, this way you will have less complicat ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Not usually: Cranberry juice inhibits bacteria from adhering to the bladder lining and by that mechanism is believed to be helpful in preventing cystitis. It is n ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
No: Kidney failure leads to less urination, not more frequent urination. It sounds like this might be a urinary tract infection. See your doc for further ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajai Sawhney
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Vodka: The alcohol content of vodka may numb the pain of passing a kidney stone but there are better options. I don't think cranberry juice has been shown t ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Long: distance infectious disease consults are tough we need the organism and the culture and sensitivity report. if its an infected kidney stone it should ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jill Carnahan
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Antibiotics are known to render oral contraceptives less effective so may increase risk of pregnancy if you are taking birth control. However, they a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Less sugar but same cranberry.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ....: Most common recurrent UTIs in females involve lower urinary tract - bladder & urethra. Although infected kidney stone can pose a constant source o ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Tamulosin quit: hello ~ no if you stop taking tamulosin, it will not cause diarrea. You should look for another cause of the diarrea if it continues and ask your doc ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Uva Ursi: Once abnormal bacteria have established in the urinary system, the best remedy is oral antibiotics. Home preventatives may include increasing water i ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Kidney stone infxn: Kidney and bladder stones can help infections because they can harbour the bacteria causing the infection. Once the antibiotic course finishes, the ba ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Kidney stones: 42 M from CA: Does drinking lots of H2O greatly dimenish risk kidney stones? ANS- formation of stones depends on many things. Dilution of stone formi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ingber
18 years experience Urogynecology
Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will al ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes that should be: ok. OTC laxatives should work for you but if they dont then see a healthcare provider for prescription stuff. Are you taking Azo for a diagnosed UTI? ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Cranberry juice decreases risk of urine infections caused by certain bacteria such as e. Coli. You can still get urine infections by other organisms.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Two ways: Researchers now believe that cranberries contain substances that prevent infection-causing bacteria from sticking to the urinary tract walls. Scient ... Read More

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