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Herbal Remedies For 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hey What if someone has a UTI and has a hard time swallowing s it any other treatment that the patient can get?
Antibiotics : Antibiotics are available in liquid form & can work as well. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been diagnosed with chronic uti biofilm infection. Is it true with abx treatment can get worse first as fights infection and bugs die?
Infection : Often the symptoms last despite the fact that the antibiotics have done their job ...Read more
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
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
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, at least partially?
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 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