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Doctor insights on: Drinking Water Make Prostatitis

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Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Is drinking fluids other than water sufficient to stay hydrated?

Is drinking fluids other than water sufficient to stay hydrated?

NOT LIKELY: The best, purest thing to hydrate with is water. Flavoring it is ok, as long as you are not using too much sugar products. ...Read more

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Dark urine even after drinking plenty of water. Dehydrated?

Dark urine even after drinking plenty of water. Dehydrated?

Possible: Dark urine may be from dehydration as well as blood in the urine or from diet beets redden the urine and b vitamins can make the urine strongly yellow. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much water make stools loose?

Can drinking too much water make stools loose?

Yes: Too much water can overwhelm the colon's ability to absorb it all and can definitely cause watery stools. ...Read more

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Will drinking beer or alcohol make STDs worse?

Will drinking beer or alcohol make STDs worse?

Maybe: It should not worsen the std, however it may increase the likelihood of getting one or passing on one - may make bad decisions (like not wearing a condom). ...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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Help please! is drinking mixed alcoholic drink better than just drinking beers?

Help please! is drinking mixed alcoholic drink better than just drinking beers?

Both are bad: Mixed drinks and beer are the same after a fashion. The rule is alcohol in the drink. Making a mixed drink, you may get more alcohol in the drink than the 1oz the drink calls for. Beer can vary with alcohol by volume (german weiss/wheat beers versus american lagers). So neither is better. ...Read more

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Is pure coconut water okay to drink with intercystial cystitis?

Is pure coconut water okay to drink with intercystial cystitis?

Should be: Coconut water is rather bland ; thus should be ok. Not ok if it provokes your ic symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does drinking alot of water finish uti??

Does drinking alot of water finish uti??

Drinking water helps: Basically, U need to take antibiotics to get rid of a UTI as quickly as possible. Drinking lot of water helps to flush out bacteria causing infection, making U urinate more often. Bacteria reproduce as frequently by doubling their number every 20 - 30 minutes & urinating removes bacteria which aren't sticking to bladder wall. Bacteria on bladder wall require antibiotic treatment. So it helps ...Read more

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Will drinking 2 quarts of water cause water intoxication?

Will drinking 2 quarts of water cause water intoxication?

No it will not: As long as your kidneys are functioning normally, it is not going to cause water intoxication in adults. ...Read more

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Daily how much water drink to avoid kidney stones and constipation?

Daily how much water drink to avoid kidney stones and constipation?

1-2 Liters of water: 8-10 glasses of filtered water daily. May add coconut water 4-5/week. Plenty of fresh vegetables & greens should help constipation. ...Read more

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Drinking plenty of water is supposed to be good for you. Right? Too much water make me sick. My body craves sweet fruity drinks more than water.

Drinking plenty of water is supposed to be good for you. Right? Too much water make me sick. My body craves sweet fruity drinks more than water.

Habits: Craving is a phenomenon of habit. It is not biology or physiology. It is a symptom of addiction and is not in any way a message from your body that you really 'need' this for your health. This is addiction. Plain and simple and something to work on changing by stopping the product you crave! ...Read more

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Is frequent urination ok when you drink 8-10 glasses of water daily?

Is frequent urination ok when you drink 8-10 glasses of water daily?

You don't unless....: If you have kidney stones you need to drink in excess of 8 glasses a day. If you have no stones you do not need to drink much unless you lose much i.e. Profuse sweating, diarrhea, plying sport, recent vomiting. ...Read more

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Does drinking plenty of water successfully prevent hemorrhoids?

Maybe: Only in so far as drinking plenty of water reducing constipation would i expect to see a benefit there. If you aren't constipated it is unlikely to help. Constipation and straining on the toilet, ie anything that increases lower abdominal pressure can precipitate hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are simply dilated veins around the rectum. ...Read more

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Does drinking lots of water make it less likely that i'll get prostatitis?

Does drinking lots of water make it less likely that i'll get prostatitis?

No: Prostatitis is generally an infection in the prostate gland. Acute prostatitis is initially treated with antibiotics and anti-inflmmatory medications. Drinking lots of water may help you indirectly by generating more urine volume and thereby not allowing possible bacteria to be held in the bladder for a prolonged period of time by causing you to void more frequently. However, one can still get it. ...Read more

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Is drinking hot water better for weight loss than drinking cold water?

Is drinking hot water better for weight loss than drinking cold water?

Water temperature: I am not aware of literature indicating that water temperature will have an impact on weight loss. ...Read more

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Can drinking only cranberry juice make you lose weight?

Can drinking only cranberry juice make you lose weight?

YES and NO: As an additive for weight loss, commercial cranberry juice has high sugar. However, if one drank an 8 oz glass of cranberry juice 3 x daily then one would be consuming less than 500 calories/d and be in a weight loss mode. Changing one's diet is gives the body rest for food allergies. Get dna saliva test for fitness to see what diet is best for you. Otherwise, use real cranberry juice and stevia. ...Read more

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Might consuming tons of water and cranberry juice help pass a urine test?

Might consuming tons of water and cranberry juice help pass a urine test?

No it will not: No it will not and lab will know that you have diluted the urine internally checking urine creatinine level and if it is abnormally low they will no. ...Read more

Drinking Water (Definition)

Drinking water has been processed to remove impurities and contaminants, and is ...Read more