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A 17-year-old male asked:

normal dose of cranberry juice daily for uti prevention?

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Dr. Scott Diede
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For certain people..: There are some studies to suggest that drinking cranberry juice can help prevent utis in woman who have had numerous previous utis. This is about the only group that has shown some benefit. For those who have never had a uti, it doesn't seem to help. It doesn't help to treat a uti, either. It doesn't seem to help males.

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