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What natural herbal remedies are the best for a uti?

What natural herbal remedies are the best for a uti?

Antibiotics : No scientific evidence that any herbal remedies can kill &/or eliminate bacteria causing utis. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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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Any good herbal plant teas for uti?

Any good herbal plant teas for uti?

Not that I know: If you want to try something over the counter, use cranberry tablets or cranberry juice. You can also alternate one day of cranberry juice intake with another day of ice tea for a weak. This changes urine ph and can cure uti, although not high likelihood. May end up needing antibiotics. The claim of fame for cranberry is in the prevention of uti, not treating it. ...Read more

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I've got uti, yeast problems ..Herbal or coconut oil..What should I go for?

I've got uti, yeast problems ..Herbal or coconut oil..What should I go for?

Cranberry lactobacil: To try to treat these 'naturally' try a cranberry juice tablet and lots of water for the uti. For the yeast, you should cut out sugar and carbohydrates because they end of in your vaginal secretions and the yeast grow more. Some people have good results with lactobacillus. Wearing cotton underwear is also a must for keeping away yeast infections. ...Read more

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Home remedy for uti?

Home remedy for uti?

Prescription meds at: Home. You then reduce risk of further infections by taking cranberry juice, urinating after sex, wearing cottoin underwear & avoid wearing thongs, avoid constipation, drink plenty of water, urinate regularly & shower rather than bathe. Dont use bubble bath. You need antibiotics to get reid of a uti, there is unfortunately no proven home remedy for utis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Home remedy for uti?

Home remedy for uti?

Eval: Excellent hydration with water and use of cranberry juice helps some people. However the response is variable, so the best thing to do is to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy for a uti?

Is there any home remedy for a uti?

Not really: The old wives tale of drinking a gallon of cranberry juice bears some merit, but the gallon is more important that the cranberry part. Above and beyond that, antibiotics are superior to most homeopathic cures. ...Read more

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Whats the best medical treatment for uti?

Whats the best medical treatment for uti?

Identify the Agent: The best method is to do a urine culture. Identify the infectious agent and the right therapeutic agent. This will insure no lack of cures. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for recurrent UTI's?

Whats the best treatment for recurrent UTI's?

Fluids/reg. voiding: Some patients get recurrent UTIs because they hold their urine too long so regular voiding when you feel the need is helpful. Some women get UTIs after sex so voiding before and after sex can help. Staying well hydrated and taking a multivitamin daily are also helpful in some cases. ...Read more

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Any good treatment for utis other than antibiotics?

No: Home remedies are next to worthless and potentially dangerous in allowing simple lower tract infections to progress. ...Read more

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What is best antibiotic for treatment of uti?

What is best antibiotic for treatment of uti?

Depends: Selecting the most effective antibiotics depends upon the organism(bacterium) isolated from properly collected urine sample. Given the multiplicity of causative organism in urinary tract infections and antibiotic resistance bacteria develop, there is no panacea. ...Read more

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How long does it take for UTI treatment to clear infection?

How long does it take for UTI treatment to clear infection?

Depends: Uncomplicated bladder infections can be treated in 3 days. Complicated upper utis can require upto 14 days of IV antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is treatment for UTI that is resistant to all oral antibiotics based on culture and sensitivity ??

UTI with resistance: You may need IV or IM antibiotics depending upon the clinical situation. This depends on numerous factors, including the manner in which the sensitivity studies were done. Suggest you see an Infectious Diseases expert. ...Read more

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What is the sptoms of UTI in one year old baby what is the treatment if culture shows e coli urine collected in a container and was send?

What is the sptoms of UTI in one year old baby what is the treatment if culture shows e coli urine collected in a container and was send?

Nonspecific: Uti in that age range may present with any combination of: fever, foul urine, poor appetite, stomachache, vomiting, irritability, painful urination or diarrhea --> many things may point toward the uti, or it may just be fever and irritability. Bactrim or a cephalosporin may be a reasonable antibiotic choice, but this may be adjusted based on culture sensitivities or previous antibiotic exposure. ...Read more

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Had recurring thrush for 1 year. While treating my current bout have gotten a uti. Which I have had before. Any treatment for persistent thrush?

Had recurring thrush for 1 year. While treating my current bout have gotten a uti. Which I have had before. Any treatment for persistent thrush?

Need more history: If u r having recurring cadiadiasis and is proven by culture and exam than u need to be evaluated for diabetes. And other possible associated health problems . If u r taking certain medications possibly steroids on a chronic basis can also cause u to have candidal infection. I would recomend having seen by a ob/gyn to evaluate the underlying issues. Hope this answers your question ...Read more

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My dad is in rehab after a stroke and his speech deteriorated after a uti. A scan was done with no signs of a 2nd stroke. After treatment, will he recover his speech. He was fine before his uti.

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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My dad is in rehab after a stroke and his speech deteriorated after a uti. A scan was done with no signs of a 2nd stroke. After treatment, will he recover his speech. He was fine before his uti.

Maybe (not) . . .: I'm sorry to hear about your dad's troubles. It's good that he's in rehab for his stroke (many people refuse). It's also common to get worse from simple infections (and to recover after appropriate treatment) but also from other conditions such as imbalance of salts ; minerals as well as new medications. That's why it's important for physiatrist, neurologist ; geriatrician to work together. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

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


Dr. Randy Baker
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Medicinal Herbs (Definition)

Medicinal herbs is a term used to describe plants that either have or are believed ...Read more