A 59-year-old member asked:
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what over-the-counter drugs can someone take for a uti?

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Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much: Uti is a bacteridl infection requiring prescription strenth antibiotics. Cranberry juice cn sometimes help prevent but once you have an infection most likely you would need antibiotics.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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