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Does pickle juice help a urinary tract infection?

Does pickle juice help a urinary tract infection?

Do not count on it: There are effective antibiotics for uti. Please see your doctor for prompt treatment and to prevent damage to your kidneys. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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


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Does dill pickle juice help a urinary tract infection?

Does dill pickle juice help a urinary tract infection?

No: Some utis will resolve without treatment but if you have symptoms, a short course of antibiotics is best. ...Read more

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Can cranberry juice help a urinary tract infection?

Can cranberry juice help a urinary tract infection?

Prevention - not tx.: It is not used to treat urinary tract infections. Cranberry juice can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's because of the proanthyocyanidins (PACs) it contains. ...Read more

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Urinary tract infection maybe. Try cranberry juice first?

Urinary tract infection maybe. Try cranberry juice first?

No - urine test: Firstly you need to know if there is a UTI or not. That requires a urinalysis. Then antibiotics if you have a uti. Also drink plenty of water and urinate every couple of hours. This helps to eliminate bacteria from the bladder. Cranberry juice is useful in preventing a UTI by reducing ability of bacteria to adhere to the bladder lining. It does not treat a uti. ...Read more

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Can taking cranberry juice cure a urinary tract infection?

Not usually: Cranberry juice inhibits bacteria from adhering to the bladder lining and by that mechanism is believed to be helpful in preventing cystitis. It is not particularly effective once the infection has been established. ...Read more

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What is cranberry extract is it cranberry juice and if so does it really help a urinary tract infection?

What is cranberry extract is it cranberry juice and if so does it really help a urinary tract infection?

Yes: Cranberry extract is from cranberries. Cranberry juice often contains sugar so using cranberry extract is better for uti's. Some studies indicate that cranberry is as effective as antibiotics for urinary tract infections caused by the e. Coli bacteria. ...Read more

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How much cranberry juice should you drink to prevent bladder infection/urinary tract infection?

How much cranberry juice should you drink to prevent bladder infection/urinary tract infection?

Unknown: It is really unknown how much to drink, the first problem we have is that we do believe that cranberry juice help on UTI and there are scientific reasons to support that, but clinical studies did not confirm that, so we really don't know, but since it cranberry juice is safe we sometimes recommend it, the mentioned negative studies evaluated 8 ounces 27% juice. ...Read more

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I am currently in recovery of a urinary tract infection. I drank some cranberry juice and felt a slight burning sensation in my side. Is this normal?

I am currently in recovery of a urinary tract infection. I drank some cranberry juice and felt a slight burning sensation in my side. Is this normal?

Unrelated: The burning is more likely infection related and has nothing to do with the juice. Drink water, about 64 ozs a day to keep high urine flow rates. Cranberry juice purportedly helps but this has not been shown to be superior to antibiotics in medical studies. ...Read more

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What can I do about an urinary tract infection?

What can I do about an urinary tract infection?

C Dr 4 antibiotics: See your dr. Get urine tested asap, drink lots of water & take prescribed antibiotics.. ...Read more

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Does urinary tract infection clear up on its own?

Does urinary tract infection clear up on its own?

Maybe: Many utis resolve without antibiotics. Use a urinary symptom relief medication over the counter, such as azo, and increase you water intake. If symptoms do not resolve in 2-3 days, can you doctor. ...Read more

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What are home remedies to urinary tract infection?

Fluids + void often: Drink lots of water and empty your bladder frequently. Cranberry juice can help, but, antibiotics are the best way to treat a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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How do they fix or cure a urinary tract infection?

Depends: Usually antibiotics. If due to e coli bacteria, d mannose can be helpful. Cranberry juice can be helpful. Do not let bladder infection go untreated as it can turn into a kidney infection. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

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Tell me how do you catch a urinary tract infection?

More than one way: Bacteria may reach urinary bladder by traveling up the urethra, especially in women. Wipe front to back to reduce risk. Damage to urethra, e.G with sex may predispose; empty your bladder after sex; drink plenty of water to flush the system. Bacterial may seed the kidney from blood in both men and women. Presence of stones and obstruction to flow of urine also predispose to infection. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about a urinary tract infection?

Here are some. ..: Seek pro-evaluation to define if your UTI is uncomplicated or complicated & be counseled for some work-up including imaging studies & cystourethroscopy if complicated and for possible self-detection with self-treatment under professional supervision if uncomplicated. So, work closely with Doc so to define how to manage UTI more safely and effectively. ...Read more

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How do I know when my urinary tract infection is gone.

How do I know when my urinary tract infection is gone.

Symptoms: Assuming you were given antibiotics, completion of the full course of antibiotics and resolution of the symptoms should indicate that the infection has cleared. If symptoms persist a repeat culture would be indicated ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection affect any other organs?

Can a urinary tract infection affect any other organs?

Yes: Urinary tract infection can affect urethra, bladder, ureters, kidneys, prostate gland, epididymis (which sits on top of testis) and testis. Severe kidney infections can spill bacteria into the blood stream and thus be transported anywhere in the body including brain. ...Read more

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Symptoms of male urinary tract infection besides pain?

Symptoms of male urinary tract infection besides pain?

See below:: Frequent urination, strong, persistent urge to urinate (urgency), burning or tingling sensation during or just after urination (dysuria), low-grade fever, cloudy urine with a strong odor, blood in urine. For more info see: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/bladder-infection/ho00022. ...Read more

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What to take for urinary tract infection after 2 weeks?

What to take for urinary tract infection after 2 weeks?

Treated?: Have you already been treated for two weeks, and it's persistent? Or, you've had symptoms for two weeks? In either case, pop in to your primary care doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are common male symptoms of urinary tract infection?

What are common male symptoms of urinary tract infection?

Pain frequency: Burning with urination, frequency, urgency, blood in the urine. See a healthcare provider for a checkup. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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


Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more