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Can garlic help get rid of a budding urinary tract infection?

Can garlic help get rid of a budding urinary tract infection?

Not sure: I am not aware of garlic as a use for urinary tract symptoms. There are reports that acidifying the urine by drinking things like cranberry juice may help, and maybe vitamin c can offer the same type relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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How can I get rid of a urinary tract infection?

How can I get rid of a urinary tract infection?

Needs to be treated: If you have a urinary tract infection, it needs to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural way to get rid of a urinary tract infection without taking antibiotics?

Can there be a natural way to get rid of a urinary tract infection without taking antibiotics?

No: There are many things that can be purchased over the counter that are meant to prevent urinary tract infections (typically cranberry based) or to ease the discomfort associated with a urinary tract infection, but after an infection occurs, there are no effective ways of ridding the bladder of the bacterial overgrowth other than an antibiotic prescribed by a health care provider. ...Read more

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Can probiotics help get rid of a yeast infection?

Can probiotics help get rid of a yeast infection?

No.: No. Candidiasis requires treatment with antimycotics (antifungal drugs). I am not aware of any evidence that any so-called "probiotic" can prevent or cure fungal infections. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the pain and peeing blood from a urinary tract infection?

How can you get rid of the pain and peeing blood from a urinary tract infection?

Get it treated.: Please get this treated, because if it is not, it could progress to pyelonephritis and damage your kidneys. It can also lead to cystitis or bladder infection and might even get in the bloodstream, resulting in sepsis. The standard antibiotic is trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or tmp-smx. Others, like aminoglycosides and cephalosporins are also used. See your doctor and get treated asap. ...Read more

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Will honey and cinnamon get rid of a bladder infection?

Will honey and cinnamon get rid of a bladder infection?

No: Some utis will resolve without treatment but if you have symptoms, a short course of antibiotics is best. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of urinary tract infections?

Antibiotics: The only effective way to get rid of a urinary tract infection is by taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Need a way to get rid of a recurrent urinary tract infection with out antibiotics?

Need a way to get rid of a recurrent urinary tract infection with out antibiotics?

Sorry won't work: You need antibiotics to first get rid of the uti. Then try cranberry gelcaps or tabs. To reduce liklihood fof urther utis (cranberry reduces ability of bacteria to adhere to bladder lining). Hope ur urinating after sex, wearing cotton panties + no thongs, taking showers & not baths, drinking plenty of water & avoiding constipation. Might still require Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) after sex. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to get rid of urinary tract infections with out takeing antibiotics ?

Is there a natural way to get rid of urinary tract infections with out takeing antibiotics ?

Not Worth the Risk: If you truly have a bacterial uti, the risk of permanent damage to the kidney from an untreated infection is not worth the risk of use generally worthless or at best very weak "natural" cures.Particularly when the right antibiotic always works ( and with rare side effects). ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with a high colony count of >10 of ecoli bacteria?

Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with a high colony count of >10 of ecoli bacteria?

Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read more

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Can symptoms of yeast infection be just discharge? And what kind if yogurt will get rid of yeast infection?

Can symptoms of yeast infection be just discharge? And what kind if yogurt will get rid of yeast infection?

Yes and No: You can have discharge as the only manifestation of vaginal yeast infection, although this is a little unusual. See a gynecologist and be examined. No, would not rely upon yogurt to rid yourself of a yeast infection. Your gynecologist can explain this to you when you visit them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can raw garlic can help a urinary tract infection?

Can raw garlic can help a urinary tract infection?

Do not depend on it: It may or may not, but it is not a recognized form of treatment. If you have uti, see your doctor for effective antibiotic treatment so that you prevent damage to your kidneys. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a vaginal bacterial infection the natural way?

How can you get rid of a vaginal bacterial infection the natural way?

Better to use script: Meds because you could have many diff causes and one or more than one bacteria at teh same time, which will require specific treatmant and u can make sure u have benign BV and not BV with an std so see your gyn for cultures, natural good for some things, not this. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a urinary tract infection permanently and quicklywithin 1 day or 2 days?

How can I get rid of a urinary tract infection permanently and quicklywithin 1 day or 2 days?

Lose a UTI?: If you have a urinary tract infection (UTI), see a physician, have your urine cultured and get started on an appropriate antibiotic (A) to get rid of it. The A should work within 48 hours to relieve its symptoms. If you have repeated UTI's you may have a problem with obstruction (O) . In that case see a urologist to see if there is an O and if so, how to treat and resolve it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with ecoli bacteria?

Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read more

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Is yeast infection pills used to get rid of bladder infections?

Is yeast infection pills used to get rid of bladder infections?

No.: Bladder infections are normally caused by bacteria which require the proper antibiotic. This is completely different than yeast infection pills ( which are antifungal). ...Read more

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Can Azo cranberry get rid of a UTI or will it just decrease the symptoms?

Can Azo cranberry get rid of a UTI or will it just decrease the symptoms?

Azo: Usually gets rid of the symptoms but many uti's in women clear by just drinking fluids. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more