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Can drinking cranberry juice help men get rid of utis?

Can drinking cranberry juice help men get rid of utis?

Yes: Because cranberry juice causes the urine to become acidic, certain bacteria can't grow in urine that is acidic and it can help eliminate an infection. ...Read more

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Cranberry Juice (Definition)

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


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Can I get rid of my UTI by just drinking cranberry juice?

Can I get rid of my UTI by  just drinking cranberry juice?

No: Prevention - not treatment. Cranberry juice can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's because of the proanthyocyanidins (PACs) it contains. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Drinking cranberry juice and water will get rid of uti?

Drinking cranberry juice and water will get rid of uti?

Water & antibiotics: Cranberry juice can sometimes help with prevention - not with treatment. Cranberry juice can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's because of the proanthyocyanidins (PACs) it contains. ...Read more

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How much cranberry juice and water should you drink daily to get rid of uti?

How much cranberry juice and water should you drink daily to get rid of uti?

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

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Can drinking lots of cranberry juice and taking AZO cranberry probiotic caplets help get rid of a uti?

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 more

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My mom told me to drink cranberry juice and it will get rid of my urinary track infection (uti) is this really true?

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 more

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Is it actually true that cranberry juice will get rid of a UTI infection?

Drinking fluids: Helps. Although commonly recommended there is no scientific evidence that cranberry juice helps. ...Read more

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Drinking cranberry juice help prevent UTI? Does drinking lots of water help prevent ?

Drinking cranberry juice help prevent UTI? Does drinking lots of water help prevent ?

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

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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...

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 more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more