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Can Drinking Cranberry Juice Help Men Get Rid Of Ut Is
Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) has been used as both a food and a medicine for centuries. It is native to North America and was used by Native Americans to treat bladder and kidney diseases. Early settlers from England learned to use the berry both raw and cooked for many ailments, including appetite loss, stomach problems, blood disorders, and scurvy, caused by not getting enough vitamin C. Cranberry is best known for preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs), commonly caused by bacteria known as Escherichia coli (E. coli). At first, scientists thought cranberry worked by making urine acidic enough to kill the bacteria. Now, studies show that cranberry actually prevents bacteria from attaching to the walls of the urinary tract. Strong scientific studies support using cranberry, either in capsules or as juice, for preventing -- though ...Read more
Can drinking lots of cranberry juice and taking AZO cranberry probiotic caplets help get rid of a uti?
UTI: Urinary tract infection (UTI) needs treatment with antibiotics or antiseptics. Any infection has a small probability of resolving over time without antimicrobias, however, you are taking a risk and you may develop complications. Since you are lucky to have access to antibiotics for a relatively simple infection, seek help from a physician in your area ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does drinking cranberry juice really cure a UTI? If so how much do I half to drink of it? How can I get rid of a possible UTI without going to the Dr?
Cranberry juice...: ...wont help. For several years it was believed cranberry juice could prevent or cure UTIs, but recent research shows no significant benefit. You may not have UTI anyway. UTI is rare in males your age (22). STDs are more likely cause of painful or urgent urination in young males, especially if you've also had urethral discharge. Don't cut corners; you need to see a doctor for sure. Good luck! ...Read more
None: Cranberry juice does not get rid of UTI (rx bacterial infection of bladder), but may be helpful to prevent UTI (has hippuric acid, keeps bacteria from latching on). Antibiotic is much better to rx active infection. Drink "plenty" of water and other beverages (8 glasses/day is good target); can get some of this from soups, juices, fruit. If irritated bladder, symptoms can be worsened by caffeine. ...Read more
My mom told me to drink cranberry juice and it will get rid of my urinary track infection (uti) is this really true?
No: Although the theory is accurate, acidifying your urine with cranberry juice sufficiently to do this would require enough juice to almost drown you. Go and get treated by your doctor, unless of course you have nothing else to do but drink cranberry juice all day. Hope your UTI clears up soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Water/juice: both will help but certainly NOT cure nor prevent UTI. Once diagnosed with uTI- antibiotics are the the drugs of choice. ...Read more
Been hearing a lot about drinking cranberry juice to prevent uti's...Is this true? I am very prone to them for an unknown reason...
Maybe: Studies are not consistent with some suggesting benefit and others finding no benefit. Theoretically, cranberry juice may work because it contains a substance that inhibits the ability of bacteria to attach to cells that line the urinary tract. There is no reason not to try it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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