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A 36-year-old female asked:

What is the reason for frequent utis?

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Dr. Ish Rawal
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Multiple: There r multiple reasons. Hygiene, excessive sweating, incontinence, incomplete treatment, some people have bladder prolapse, kidney stones... U should see ur pcp and discuss this in detail if u r dealing with this problem and get it worked up thoroughly.
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Low immunity: Lowered immunity can cause frequent UTIs. Taking a zinc supplement 25-50 mg/day and a good probiotic daily might help solve the problem since they both boost immunity.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

If I have frequent uti's, what can I do?

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Dr. Katherine Sutherland
Gynecology 43 years experience
Cranberry: Studies suggest that taking cranberry tablets or juice can reduce the risk of utis. Drinking lots of fluid and emptying your bladder before and after intercourse may help, too. If you have 3 utis within a year, your doctor may recommend using a very low dose of an antibiotic when you have sex.

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