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Can you tell me about d mannose?

Can you tell me about d mannose?

Here are some...: D-mannose is like a sugar and is used to treat carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome - an inherited metabolic disorder. Urologically, it is thought to improve the integrity of bladder mucosa so to prevent bacteris sticking to bladder lining leading to lessen recurrent UTI, but its real effect for such has not been well verified. So, talk with doc why d-mannose is used for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me anything about d mannose?

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Can you tell me anything about d mannose?

Here are some...: D mannose is a kind of sugar as an important molecule to make bladder mucosa less sticky for bacteria so to minimize persistent or recurrent bacterial UTI. Though some studies said so, it is still not 100%. Will it help in this aspect? Maybe at best. The mainstay of bacterial UTI is still effective antibiotics + an emptying bladder + behavioral modification + occasionally long-term prophylactics. ...Read more

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Is d-mannose safe for early pregnancy?

Is d-mannose safe for early pregnancy?

It's unclear: To be honest there really isn't any significant evidence one way or the other. If you really want to be safe avoid it. Remember, especially with pregnancy, try to avoid taking anything you don't absolutely have to. ...Read more

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What is this discharge after taking d'mannose? It burn and itch for two days, now it's just discharging..What can I take for that?

What is this discharge after taking d'mannose? It burn and itch for two days, now it's just discharging..What can I take for that?

See your doctor: All vaginal or other genital discharge problems need to be professionally examined in person. Depending on sexual lifestyle and risks, maybe an STD. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I took D-mannose for 2 days but i think i took too much. Felt discomfort and dull pain in kidneys. Feel better now. Did this harm my kidneys permanent?

I took D-mannose for 2 days but i think i took too much. Felt discomfort and dull pain in kidneys. Feel better now. Did this harm my kidneys permanent?

No: D-mannose is a type of sugar found in a number of fruits and available in dietary supplement form. Though typically touted as a natural remedy for E. coli UTIs, there is currently a lack of clinical trials testing the use of D-mannose supplements against UTIs. Possible side effects: bloating and diarrhea. Many web sites report possible kidney damage in high doses, but basis of this is unfounded. ...Read more

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D-mannose safe in third trimester of pregnancy?

D-mannose safe in third trimester of pregnancy?

Drugs and prey: Depends on why you are taking it. In general no harm other than diuretic effects. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can d-mannose treat bladder infections?

Can d-mannose treat bladder infections?

No way: Bladder infections require antibiotics & not a dietary suppliment that does nothing to eliminate or kill bacteria. ...Read more

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Can I take antibiotics for UTI and D- Mannose at the same time?

Can I take antibiotics for UTI and D- Mannose at the same time?

If you want to but w: Why would you want to take D-mannose. I do not know of any benefit from this product..... I would encourage you to stop it. ...Read more