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Home Remedies For Urine Infection In Women
Temporary measures: Home remedies may tide you over until seen by fp. Plenty of fluids, especially cranberry juice (not "cocktail") to acidify urine & prevent bacterial attachment to cells; avoid oj as it makes urine more alkaline & favors bacterial growth. Otc urinary analgesics help but interfere with urine dipstick tests & may mask blood in urine. See fp for eval & tx soon. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Cranberry juice/tabs: Spontaneous resolution of a bladder infection can occur. You should drink lots of fluids to flush your urologic system, drink carnberry juice or take cranberry tablets. You may take over the counter bladder analgesics such as azo. However if your symptoms persisted or got worse see your medical provider immediately. ...Read more
Remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5.Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >>. ...Read more
Please see a doctor: Given that you are not certain if you have a UTI or vaginitis, it may be best to go see your local physician. There, he or she can get urine samples and vaginal cultures to help better direct your care. Unfortunately, there are no home remedies for this. In the meantime, maintenance of good hygiene is paramount. Again, you may want to see your local physician to have a proper examination done. ...Read more
Over the counter: If you think you have a vaginal yeast infection then medications are available over the counter. Thick white discharge with itching are common symptoms. If you think you have a STD or have malodorous discharge then testing by a doctor is needed to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more
Antibiotivs : Antibiotics are cheap, almost always work as anticipated, and the good part is tat they can be taken at home. ...Read more
No: Please see your doctor for a proper treatment and to prevent damage to your kidneys. ...Read more
Uva Ursi: Once abnormal bacteria have established in the urinary system, the best remedy is oral antibiotics. Home preventatives may include increasing water intake and pure cranberry supplement. Evidence exists that the herb Uva Ursi (oral preparation) helps prevent the bacteria E. Coli (a very common urine pathogen) from adhering to the bladder wall, preventing infection. ...Read more
Home remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more
No: No one should consume home remedies to remove a growth in the bladder. Polyps or growths in the bladder need to be biopsied and/or removed in their entirety and the tissue sent to a pathologist for analysis to differentiate if the polyp;s etiology is in fact a benign or malignant condition. ...Read more
I need a home remedy for bladder infection. i have kep a close lookout for any std symptoms, but i'm 100% this is not the case. the only symptom i have is burning urine, thats it. please help?
None: Urinary tract infection in infants can lead to very serious infections of the blood and spinal fluid and should be treated with IV antibiotics in a hospital setting. ...Read more
Many things: Recurrent urinary tract infections frequently occur in women. Often it occurs after sex and if so can be prevented by post coital antibiotic administration. Incomplete emptying of the bladder can cause recurrent uti's as can wiping yourself from anus towards vagina after defication. Stones or structural abnormalities of the urinary tract ia another cause. ...Read more
Am I at risk for any infection if I had somebody else's urine come in contact my genitals? (I'm a female)
Little or no risk: You previously asked about herpes. Urine rarely transmits any other infection either. Even if the other person had a genital infection, urine is toxic to most bacteria and viruses. Urine is actually pretty clean stuff, with many fewer germs than skin or saliva, for example. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
I am 47 years old woman.In my urine report there are pus cells 2-3/hdf and Epithellial cells 8-10/hdf.what does it mean?I am having UT infection?
Female - Pain in kidneys but no urine infection?
What could this be.
Or what should I have done to be tested
Many causes: Many things cause pain in the flanks, may not be your kidneys. Muscle pain, thoracic or lumbar strain, herniated disc, kidney stone passing, enlarged spleen, enlarged liver, etc. See your doctor, and depending on your exam you may need further testing including urinalysis, ultrasound of the kidneys, etc. ...Read more
No risk, no worry: Urinary tract infections in women are caused by the infected person's natural bacteria, originating from the intestinal tract. They are not caught from nor transmitted to sex partners. However, you need to be certain that you have a UTI and not an STD. STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia can cause UTI-like symptoms. Discuss with your doctor and maybe test for STDs if uncertain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 44 a woman it feels like I have a bladder infection. My urine feels very hot when I go to the toilet. I have pain on the right side?
4 weeks a go had urine trac infection and 10 days a go had bubbles in urine i 47 years female is it seriouse?
Causes of UTIs: Women are at higher risk of urinary tract infections (UTIs) because of the anatomy of the genitourinary system. The germs have much better access to the urethra and therefore the bladder (and beyond!). So it's helpful to drink lots of water to keep the 'flushing' system operating normally. If you have more than 5 or 6 bladder infections a year, you really should be seeing an ID doctor who can help ...Read more
No: You can have a urinary tract infection without painful urination (dysuria). Pain occurs if the urethra is irritated form the infection, but if the infection is more in the kidneys or bladder you may not have pain. Could go more often (urinary frequency), gotta go right away (urinary urgency), or blood in urine (hematuria). You may or may not have fever, and urine may smell. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a urine infection and they did a pap smear and it didnt hurt at the time then when i got home and peed it burned bad why?
If I have just a little burning when I go to pea, could that be just a female candida problem, or must it always be a urine infection?
Either possible: It may be cystitis (bladder infection) which is very common in women, or any irritation of the labia, either from vaginitis (which may be due to candida), or sometimes external substances applied to the genetalia may do this. A quick visit to your family doctor should solve this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on metronazole for C-Diff. Can it make urine slightly yellow/cloudy
It wasn't like this before med. diagnosed with female infection before C-Diff ?
Hello, I'm a 28 year old female. I need to pee all the time, it gets worse if I sit or lay down. I am peeing around 20 times a day! urine test was clear for infection, I can't stand this any more. Please help me.
Polyuria: An important question is whether you are putting out a large volume of urine, or is this 20-times/day just a little bit each time? If you are peeing a large volume, then you are probably drinking a lot also, and you should get checked for diabetes. Urine glucose, blood glucose would be high. Less likely, diabetes insipidus. ...Read more
I have a RBC 111 , WBC 13 no infection in my urine what could be wrong with me ? I'm a 40yr old woman
I have a urine infection, taking clamoxyl i want faster remedies im unable to go work or sleep due to urges to pee often have no pain! no blood?
I had symptoms of a urinary tract infection but urine test came back negative, I use at home dipstick tests and the blood section showed up as +++200 the highest on the chart, is this serious do I need to notify a dr?
UTI: II you were not on your period check with your doctor for an explanation. ...Read more
Lot of pain in my lower pelvis when I have to pee.Went to dr had urine ck.No infection. What is the problem 47 yo female?
I'm a 69-year-old woman with recurring urinary tract infections. The latest shows ecoli in my urine. Why do I get these? How can I prevent them?
Urologist: Consider seeing a urologist for work up for frequent urinary tract infections. Office cystoscopic exam and vaginal exam are often performed. Many times low estrogen levels resulting in urethral lining atrophy is the culprit. Topical estrogen cream applied to the urethra often can make a big difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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