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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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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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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 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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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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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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How do I get rid of an awful urinary tract infection?

How do I get rid of an awful urinary tract infection?

See your doctor.: You need to see your doctor for an antibiotic prescription to treat the current infection and to evaluate any underlying issues, such as enlarged prostate, urine reflux, that may be predisposing you to the infection. ...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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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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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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Could guys get urinary tract infections?

UTI in men: Men can get urinary tract infections if bacteria gets into the urethra from trauma, masturbation, sexual intercourse, etc. Rarely, men who have undiagnosed problems with their urinary tract system may develop an infection without the events listed above. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a yeast infection naturally?

What causes rid of a yeast infection naturally?

See below: I assume you refer to yeast vaginitis. Effective treatments include vaginal preparations that contain nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole, terconazole and tioconazole. Most of these are available over the counter without a prescription. There is no way to get rid of yeast vaginitis "naturally". ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to cure a urinary tract infection or kidney infections?

Are there natural ways to cure a urinary tract infection or kidney infections?

Antibiotics: Confirm UTI with urinalysis and get urine culture & sensitivities. Initiate course of antibiotics such as bactrim, Macrodantin or Cipro (ciprofloxacin) whilst awaiting culture report. Switch antibiotics if bacteria are resistant. Also advise liberal fluid intake, preferably water plus urinate every 2 - 3 hours. I also prescribe pyridium, if necessary, to relieve symptoms of burning on urination if severe. ...Read more

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How can e-coli get into urinary tract ?

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Easy: E-coli is usually present in feces. When you clean with toilet paper after bm, a thin film of fecal material full of e-coli is left around the anal area and gets into the vagina during sex. To prevent this problem, wash your bottom with soap and water before and after sex. Always pass urine after sex. ...Read more

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How to prevent urinary tract infection in toddlers?

How to prevent urinary tract infection in toddlers?

Depends: Is your toddler potty trained? If yes there are 2 very important things 1. Make sure they are voiding often ( every 2 hours by the click during the day) 2. Make sure they are not getting constipated... They should be pooping every day and their poop should be soft. Make sure they are drinking plenty of fluids. Remember that utis in toddlers are rarely dangerous unless associated with a high fever. ...Read more

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How do a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection differ?

How do a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection differ?

UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cystitis, although quit irritating, does not cause systemic symptoms such as fever, body aches etc. Pyelonephritis (also a uti) on the other hand is an infection of the kidney causing significant systemic symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I get a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (ca-uti)?

How do I get a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (ca-uti)?

Foreign body: 1) bacteria located at ou just within urinary opening get pushed up into the bladder, and can occur every time catheter is introduced. 2) everyone with an indwelling catheter will eventually get a uti, takes longer if on antibiotics, but no bladder is immune. Bacteria work their way up between catheter and urethral lining. 3) catheter can be seed for stone formation, also damages bladder lining. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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


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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