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South Fork, MO
A 30-year-old female asked:

I have had a uti for 12 days. i'm drinking lots of water and cranberry juice. any suggestions?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Vitamin C: Vitamin c is readily secreted into the urine and gives a golden coloration to the urine. Vitamin c in the urine helps to destroy bacteria in the urinary tract.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Water is good.: Are you taking antibiotics? Cranberry is used as a preventative - not a treatment for UTI. Cranberries contain proanthyocyanidins (PACs) which can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's. They are also reported to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-carcinogenic effects.

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South Fork, MO
A 30-year-old female asked:

Is there anything besides cranberry juice to drink with a uti?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Water: Cranberry juice will do nothing to cure your uti. Water water water and more water.
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