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A 18-year-old male asked:

Can drinking this unsweetened pure cranberry juice from ocean spray help my uti? this cranberry juice is from concentrate though and i read that cranberry juice from concentrate doesnt work. so would i have to blend my own cranberries? 100%?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Acidic Juice: Acidic juice can help, but it is not necessarily a cure. Why not see your physician for an antibiotic and resolve this issue ?
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
UTI and cranberry: It was long thought that cranberry juice would help prevent and maybe even treat urinary tract infection (UTI). Unfortunately, more recent research and data review show that it doesn't work at all -- not natural juice, not concentrate, nothing. And cranberries themselves have no effect either. If you think you have a UTI, see a doctor for diagnosis and antibiotic prescription.

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