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What are some at home remedies for a bladder / UTI infection?

What are some at home remedies for a bladder / UTI infection?

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 (Definition)

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


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Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Plenty of fluids: Drink plenty of fluids especially water as this decreases bacterial count. Cranberry juice helps prevent some bladder infections. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Not the best: although cranberry juice and similar supplements may reduce the risk of an infection. However, it is best to treat an active infection by seeing your primary care doctor and treat it with antibiotics and plenty of water. ...Read more

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Are there any good home treatment for pregnant woman with urinary tract infection?

Are there any good home treatment for pregnant woman with urinary tract infection?

Beware: If you are pregnant and have a UTI I would recommend that you receive antibiotics prescribed by your physician. Untreated UTI can lead to infectious complications to your baby that can cause premature labor/birth. ...Read more

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Home remedies that work for bladder infections?

Home remedies that work for bladder infections?

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

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What are some home remedies for a bladder infection?

What are some home remedies for a bladder infection?

Home remedies UTIS: Home remedies for bladder infections are increase fluids and cranberry juice, most of the simple infections will get better, but it will not work in complicated infections associated with obstruction of any kind and recurrent bladder infections. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor a yeast infection in women?

What are good home remediesfor a yeast infection in women?

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

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How can I test for a vaginal infection at home? Are there any home remedies?

How can I test for a vaginal infection at home?  Are there any home remedies?

Vaginal infection: Vaginal infections can be very serious. Do not try to self diagnose as you will probably get it wrong, and delay treatment. Call your doctor for an exam and to find the true cause of the vaginal infection and then be properly treated. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with ecoli bacteria?

Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with ecoli bacteria?

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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What are some home remedies for a UTI/Vaginitis infection??

What are some home remedies for a UTI/Vaginitis infection??

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

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At home remedies for vaginal infections ?

At home remedies for vaginal infections ?

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

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Are there any home remedies for protein in urine?

Are there any home remedies for protein in urine?

Depends on the cause: Protein in urine is indication of kidney disease. The treatment should be directed at the cause. Ace inhibitors are usually used to treat diabetics to prevent proteinuria. Proteinuria is not an issue for home remedies. ...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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What are some at home cheep but affective treatment for a UTI ( urinary track infection )?

Antibiotivs : Antibiotics are cheap, almost always work as anticipated, and the good part is tat they can be taken at home. ...Read more

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Home remedies for possible kidney infection?

Home remedies for possible kidney infection?

Kidney infection: Cranberry juice and yogurt use may prevent recurrent infection and azo available over the counter may help symptoms but for persistent symptoms see a physician delay in seeking medical help causes infection to spread from bladder to kidneys and may lead to sepsis. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with e. Coli bacteria?

Are there any home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with e. Coli bacteria?

No: Please see your doctor for a proper treatment and to prevent damage to your kidneys. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for a bladder infection?

Are there any good home remedies for a bladder infection?

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

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What are home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

What are home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

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

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Advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection that is a possible kidney infection?

Advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection that is a possible kidney infection?

Med eval now: I believe in some home remedies but if you are developing possible pyelonephritis, i strongly encourage you seek standard medical care asap. ...Read more

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Are there a home remedies for urinary bladder polyps?

Are there a home remedies for urinary bladder polyps?

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

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What homeopathic remedy works best for infant's urine infection?

What homeopathic remedy works best for infant's urine infection?

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

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Are there any good home treatment for pregnant woman with urinary tract infection?

Beware: If you are pregnant and have a UTI I would recommend that you receive antibiotics prescribed by your physician. Untreated UTI can lead to infectious complications to your baby that can cause premature labor/birth. ...Read more

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What is urine infection in women from? Wiping wrong

What is urine infection in women from? Wiping wrong

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

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Am I at risk for any infection if I had somebody else's urine come in contact my genitals? (I'm a female)

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

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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?

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?

Not necessarily: Do you have symptoms of burning, pain during urination? Do you have frequency of urination, bladder pressure? If the answer in no, then most likely, you do not have UTI. Why was the urine exam done? ...Read more

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Female - Pain in kidneys but no urine infection? What could this be. Or what should I have done to be tested

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

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Can a female pass on her urine infection to her male partner via sex?

Can a female pass on her urine infection to her male partner via sex?

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 more

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4 weeks a go had urine trac infection and 10 days a go had bubbles in urine i 47 years female is it seriouse?

4 weeks a go had urine trac infection and 10 days a go had bubbles in urine i 47 years female is it seriouse?

Pneumothorax or: Air bubbles in the urine can be caused by a number of things including urinary tract infections (especially candida) in diabetics. However, there could be a fistula (connection) between the bladder and either the colon or uterus. Get checked. ...Read more

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What is the reason behind a urine infection in females?

What is the reason behind a urine infection in females?

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

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When you are a female does urine tract infection necessarily have to burn when urinating?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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.

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

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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 RBC 111 , WBC 13 no infection in my urine what could be wrong with me ? I'm a 40yr old woman

Provide more info: I don't understand the RBC number, the normal RBC count for women is 4.2-5.4 million cells/mcL, It might help if you report the lab results as they indicated on the report. ...Read more

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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 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?

Call your doc: There is another medication called Pyridium (phenazopyridine) that can calm the bladder spasm for a couple of days until the antibiotic starts working. But just don't be alarmed when your urine turns orange from it. A harmless side effect. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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


Dr. Donald Alves
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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