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A 41-year-old member asked:

What to do if i do not have cranberry juice, is there any other home remedies for a bladder infection?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Water & antibiotics: Prescribed by your doctor. There are no home remedies which can kill the bacteria which cause bladder infections. Neither is cranberry juice, it is effective to as a preventative of future bladder infections. Don't believe anyone who tells you otherwise.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

Can cranberry juice take a bladder infection away?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Cranberry juice contains substances which interfere with bacteria adhering to bladder wall and thus reduce the incidence of recurrent bladder infections. It is not an antibiotic and thus can not treat an established bladder infection. There are many so called cranberry tablets or caplets, but very few list amount of active ingredient. Ellura does & proven effective in a 1st class scientific study.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

What kind of cranberry juice is useful for a bladder infection?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Natural: It does not work very often.
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A 17-year-old male asked:

Cranberry juice for bladder infection?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Get antibiotic: Cranberry juice may help in preventing infection, but if you have one, see your doctor for an antibiotic to prevent the infection from spreading to your kidney.
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