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A 36-year-old male asked:

Is cranberry juice still considered good for the kidneys? i find it distasteful.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Cranberry OK.: It has some mild benefit in preventing urinary tract infection. Since you are a male it is probably a wast of your time and money in addition to being distasteful.
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
No better than water: Recent sicientific studies done in a randomized fashion with placebo control showed no benefit from cranberry juice or pills in reducing the frequency of bladder infections. Do not feel bad about stopping it!

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