A 43-year-old member asked:
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how to prevent and cure bladder infections?

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Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
First why is it?: The most important question for bladder infections is why did it happen. Most recurrence is relapse. Could be anatomic issue, colonization with bad bugs, related to intercourse (esp w/diaphragm-spermicide), change in urinary tract mucosa with menopause. Prevention is linked to the cause and once that is known, prevention is strategic working against the causes.
Answered on Dec 13, 2013

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