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Can i get rid of a sinus infection without antibiotics?

Can i get rid of a sinus infection without antibiotics?

Possibly...: Most sinus infections are viral and are self limiting. A nasal decongestant, saline irrigation and Ibuprofen may get you through the course. There are many immune system boosters that wont hurt and may shorten the course, such as grapefruit seed extract. Even a bacterial infection can clear without antibiotics however antibiotics may shorten the course and prevent complications. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Can i get rid of a UTI without taking antibiotics?

Not likely: At times very frequent voiding of large volumes of urine may dilute out some bacteria. Some bacteria may be affected by changes in the urine ph. But these are uncommon ; best to be treated with an antibiotic for which the bacteria is sensitive. ...Read more

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How would i get rid of a UTI without antibiotic?

Drink lots of fluids: Significant portion of utis resolve spontaneously. Drink lots of fluids and cranberry juice or tablets. You may use over the counter bladder analgesics like azo. However if symptoms perstited or gotten worse contact you healthcare provider right away. ...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 you get a bladder infection without first getting a uti? What can cause bladder infection?

Can you get a bladder infection without first getting a uti? What can cause bladder infection?

UTI/BLADDER INFECTIO: Uti is urinary tract infection means infection in any part of urinary tract including bladder, urethra and kidneys bladder infection is used just for bladder infection so bladder infection is uti bladder infection is more common in females as the urethra is smaller as copared to men.And bacteria can easily travel up to the bladder.The examples are after sex in some and others by contamination. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a yeast infection while still on the antibiotics?

How can I get rid of a yeast infection while still on the antibiotics?

Diflucan (fluconazole): You could take Diflucan (fluconazole) which is an anti-fungal. Increasing dietary yogurts, live cultures may help, too. ...Read more

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How can iget rid of my urinary tract infection without antibiotics?

How can iget rid of my urinary tract infection without antibiotics?

Why?: Uti's require antibiotic treatment for cure. Alot of negative press has been out there about antibiotics but if you need them you should take them. Drinking alot of fluids and cranberry juice can dilute and acidify the urine but will not cure uti's. Cranberry juice may decrease the incidence of recurrent uti's as prophylaxis. ...Read more

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How do I get rid af a urinary tract infection without taking antibiotics?

How do I get rid af a urinary tract infection without taking antibiotics?

Difficult: However, a trial of several cups a day of cranberry juice on every other day basis to alternate with unsweetened iced tea on the other days may alter the pH of urine enough to control infection. If works, this may save antibiotic side effects. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a yeast infection?

How can I get rid of a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. days (7 to 14 days sometimes). OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). OTC meds don’t work ? See your Dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a bacterial infection?

How can I get rid of a bacterial infection?

Antibiotics: A bacterial infection is treated with antibiotics. The sooner treatment is started, the better. Consult with your dentist or doctor ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sinus infection quickly?

How can I get rid of a sinus infection quickly?

Improve drainage: Sinus health is all about drainage. Remove the thick, obstructing secretions with salt water rinses, take Pseudoephedrine or use oxymetazoline spray for a few days, and get an antibiotic if you have greenish secretions. The best thing to do is to see an allergist to see if allergies are the underlying cause, and to learn what to do to control the allergic inflammation as best as you can. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a sinus infection without antibiotics?

What do I do to get rid of a sinus infection without antibiotics?

Tincture of time?: Most acute sinus infections are viral and can get better on their own in 10-14 days (90% of them). If they are not improving by 7-10 days, then you may need an antibiotic for a bacterial infection. Using afrin/oxymetazoline (no more than 3 days in a row) can open the sinuses for better drainage. Salt water irrigations are amazing as they get the gross mucous out and refresh the nasal lining. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a bacterial infection without going to the dr?

Bacterial infection: Would not recommend this. Bacterial infections are rarely, if ever, treatable by other than antibiotics, and improperly managed can become progressively more severe and life-threatening. Please see a doctor, get diagnosed and treated after professional assessment. ...Read more

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How might i get rid of a bacteria infection?

Antibiotics: If you do have a bacterial infection , then antibiotics might be necessary. Please see, a, doctor, for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a bacterial infection without seeing a doctor?

How to get rid of a bacterial infection without seeing a doctor?

Bacterial infection: Without knowing the type of infection, its location and the immune status of the infected individual it is impossible to answer specifically, but trying to manage a bacterial infection without physician assessment and treatment with antibiotics is not a good idea. These can become progressively more severe and potentially life-threatening. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a kidney infection?

How can you get rid of a kidney infection?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics... Unless you also happen to have a kidney stone. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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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