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What are herbal remedies for a urinary tract infection?

What are herbal remedies for a urinary tract infection?

UTI and herbs: The best way to treat and cure a UTI is with antibiotics. To do so, you need to see a physician to get a urine culture to see what is causing it and to placed on antibiotics that can treat it. That is the sure way. If you cannot do this, try some cranberry juice and a gram of vitamin c daily. There is absolutely no guarantee that this will work to get rid of your uti. ...Read more

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Recommendations for natural or home treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Recommendations for natural or home treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Varied: Physical therapy with pelvic floor relaxation offers improvement for some patients. You need to find a therapist with experience to truly get benefit. Some patients claim improvement with avoiding artificial sweetners, acidic foods-orange juice, lemons, and spicy foods. Every patient is a little different. Look up the irritable bowel diet recs and there is overlap with inter. Cystitis diets. ...Read more

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Any new treatment options for interstitial cystitis?

Any new treatment options for interstitial cystitis?

Yes: There are medications and recommendations for change of diet and lifestyle ...Read more

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What are some effective home treatments for an urinary tract infection?

What are some effective home treatments for an urinary tract infection?

UTI: One of the best things you can do is increase your fluid intake. That will keep urine from becoming to stationary/static and decrease the chance of getting a uti. However if you have one, antibiotics are the best treatment. Options like cranberry juice can help, but they cannot usually kill the bacteria. ...Read more

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Which are good treatments for urinary incontinence?

Which are good  treatments for  urinary incontinence?

Stress incontinence: While many procedures and devices have come along for stress incontinence (i have tried them all as a urologist) the gold standard remains the mid-urethral sling. Peri-urethral bulking agents may help some temporarily. Renessa and other gimmicks done in the office have failed miserably for most women. This is a years old device being re-introduced to a new generation of doctors. ...Read more

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Are herbal supplements a recommended option in treating urinary incontinence?

Are herbal supplements a recommended option in treating urinary incontinence?

Exercise or diet: Pelvic floor exercise and dietary changes might be more successful. Keels exercises performed as 3 sets of ten squeezes performed daily is likely to be more helpful. Limiting highly acidic foods or highly seasoned food may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you take cephalexin with azo standard (phenazopyridine) for a urinary tract infection?

Can you take cephalexin with azo standard (phenazopyridine) for a urinary tract infection?

Yes. Once you've: been diagnosed with a UTI, you can take ago standard for a few days until the symptoms go away. Keep in mind that azo doesn't treat the infection itself. If you take it before you see a doctor, it can prevent us from getting an accurate reading from a urine dipstick screening test for infection but shouldn't interfere with a urine culture. ...Read more

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Urinary tract infection symptoms continue after treatment. What are good treatments for this?

Double check: Make sure the infection is cleared with another urine analysis and culture. This is the most common cause of persistent symptoms. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) helps with acute symptoms but it is not for chronic use. It is possible with a severe infection that there is significant bladder inflammation that takes a while to resolve but i would bet persistent infection with a bacteria resistant to original antibiotic. ...Read more

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Which cures for a urinary tract infection are considered effective?

Which cures for a urinary tract infection are considered effective?

Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read more

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How effective is cystex for uniary tract infection?

It is NOT effective: Cystex is not designed to clear a urinary tract infection. It is designed to decrease the symptoms UNTIL you see your doctor. A urinary tract infection will not go away with the use of Cystex. You may need an anti-biotic. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for a urinary tract infection?

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Culture + Antibiotic: Urinary tract infections (utis) are most commonly caused by the bacterium e. Coli. Because of the bacterial etiology, antibiotics like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) which effectively end up in the urinary tract are routinely used. Urine cultures ensure that the causative bacteria is a.) identified and b.) susceptible to the prescribed antibiotic. ...Read more

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Pain relief needed for urinary tract infection?

Pain relief needed for urinary tract infection?

AZO: Phenazopyridine is an oral medication that helps to numb the bladder. If often times turns the urine orange-red or even brown. Tradition otc pain meds can also help. ...Read more

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Is uristat (phenazopyridine) good for pain from urinary tract infection?

Yes it is: Medication will turn your urine dark orange, this is normal. Can be taken for up to 5 days in a row if needed, stop if and when symptoms have gone. ...Read more

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What's the remedy for urinary incontinence?

What's the remedy for urinary incontinence?

Usually: Begin with kegel exercises to strengthen muscles that close urethra. Some women leak because of poorly supported urethra after having babies, which can be fixed with a urethral sling as an outpatient 10 minute procedure with minimal downtime. Others need medication for over active bladder. While it's embarrassing don't acquiesce to suffer in silence, ask for help. ...Read more

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What are the best natural remedies for prostatitis and urinary tract discomfort?

What are the best natural remedies for prostatitis and urinary tract discomfort?

See below: Unfortunately, despite all the advertising to the contrary, no significant progress has been made in introducing efficacious supplements. ...Read more

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Is there an herbal remedy for bladder stones?

Is there an herbal remedy for bladder stones?

Yes & no: There are such remedies but none proven by studies to work. (see mayo clinic article: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/bladder-stones/ds00904/dsection=alternative-medicine). You can try some of the listed herbs, but see your pcp or urologist first to discuss other options. ...Read more

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Is there any alternative therapy for urinary stricture?

Is there any alternative therapy for urinary stricture?

No: No... unfortunately the only way is dilation or surgical repair ...Read more

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Urinary tract infection treatment - what are natural ways to cure uti?

Antibiotics: The natural way to cure a UTI is to which thed infecting bacteria is susceptible. 3-5 days treatment will cure a bladder infection, 7-14 days for a kidney infection. Any other natural treatment will fail. ...Read more

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Anyone have advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection?

Drink fluids: To help flush the bladder. Sometimes the symptoms will go away. If they don't improve on a day or two, go see your health care provider. ...Read more

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