A 50-year-old member asked:
Will drinking cranberry juice reduce the risk of urinary tract infections (utis)?
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Internal Medicine 12 years experience
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Usually ineffective: Controlled studies in adults showed that cranberry juice has a modest suppressive effect only when ingested a large quantity. Certainly not for children.
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Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Supposed to: Proanthocyanidins are a substance produced & contained by cranberries & are reported to reduce adherence of bacteria to the bladder lining & thus give a degree of protection against & thus risk of utis.
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Last updated Sep 26, 2019
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