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Foods That Cause Uti
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
Can leafy greens cause protein in urine? Can BV or yeast cause protein in urine? My issue is not diabetes or kidney disease.
Not true : That's just you. There is no basis for that statement. If you eat any kind of food which isn't part of your normal diet (e.g. New cuisines or adding spices when you normally don't eat them), then your gut may need to adjust it's exocrine functions and gut flora accordingly. But if it is part of your usual diet, you don't get those symptoms. ...Read more
Asparagus, garlic...: The most well known food to cause urine to have an odor is asparagus, which leads to excretion of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that cause the characteristic odor. Garlic can impart odor to the urine, and alter the results of urinalysis tests. Coffee is another food that can cause on off-smelling urine. Fish, onions, cubebs, juniper, & saffron have been implicated. ...Read more
The BRAT diet: This consists of bananas, rice, applesauce, tea & toast. ...Read more
In case of recurrent UTI/diarrhea problem, can usage of Saccharomyces Boulardii probiotic and Cranberry juice cause harm & cause UTI again?
Aphthous ulcers?: Aphthous ulcers (whitish, shallow ulders with red rims) are quite common during early/late adulthood. They can be quite painful. The exact cause is not known, but it is believed that an autoimmune process and/or viral infections are causing such. Treatment is usually controlling the symptoms, as they will resolve. Also, possible herpes stomatitis, thus consult doc if u r concerned. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bleed, leaky filter: Protein in urine means kidney filter is leaky. Coffee grounds means there may be bleeding in the stomach. Urine protein must be confirmed and quantified.If it is confirmed, various tests should be done to find out the reason. You must seek medical advice to get this checked as soon as possible. ...Read more
Possibly.: If so, this would account for a small minority of cases. ...Read more
Here are some...: Here are some well-known examples: coffee, caffeine-related beverages, alcohol, spicy foods, etc. However, the degree and variety of food incompatibility widely differ among individuals. Note: Something not agreeable with A doesn't mean it will do the same to B. So, exercise personal watch and common sense, and adjust to what body tells. Besides, practice healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. ...Read more
Can bread cause constipation? Is this true that tthe flour used in making bread known as maida causes constipation?
No; unknown : Bread, in & of itself, does not cause constipation. However, bread that is made of highly refined grains, such as maida, lacks enough fiber necessary to prevent constipation. Maida appears to be a highly refined wheat flour w/o any fiber. Thus, consumption of highly refined grains such as breads made from maida (common to india) can increase risk for constipation. Consider eating high fiber bread. ...Read more
Not really: Your stomach already has hydrochloric acid in it at a pH of about 1.5. The most acidic foods that humans eat have a pH of 5.5 (lemon juice and vinegar). Stronger than that is unpalatable and would burn your tongue and esophagus! The stomach acid also serves an important protective function. It kills most of the bacteria on raw food that we eat. Yes ago AIDS pts died in hospital from inf from sala ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more