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Can you naturally cure an uti?

Can you naturally cure an uti?

No: If you truly have a urinary tract infection, whether bladder or kidney, you need antibiotics to cure it. You can try to flush it out w/lots of water. Some try drinking lots of cranberry juice to change bladder environment but once established, you need antibiotics. If you keep getting utis, need to look for reasons why. Consider urine culture to help choose antibiotic. Also consider std/sti. ...Read more

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


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Is it possible to naturally cure a uti?

Is it possible to naturally cure a uti?

Depends: Sometimes drinking a lot of liquids , specially cranberry juice may treat infection . Depends on type of infection. Be careful not to turn into a kidney infection which can be risky. ...Read more

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How do you treat UTIs naturally?

Needs Abx: I am not aware of any "natural" way of treating UTI. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat and cure existing UTI infections naturally?

Is it possible to treat and cure existing UTI infections naturally?

You can try: Harder, not as effective as antibiotics, but you can try: uva ursi with 250mg of arbutin 4x/day; or try d-mannose 500mg 4x/day. Cranberry extract 400-500mg twice a day. Other homeopathic treatments: horsetail 500mg capsules 4x/day. ...Read more

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Can you treat a UTI naturally without antibiotics ? Is so how?

Can you treat a UTI naturally without antibiotics ? Is so how?

Some anecdotal...: Some have claim for years that cranberry juice could help fight a UTI due to changes in your bladder tissue that do not allow bacteria to grow as they need to. However, there is no clear scientific prove of this. Many healthy people's bodies fight the infection on its own but that is impossible to predict so in order to avoid complications antibiotics are recommended if having symptoms of UTI. ...Read more

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How can I naturally cure and treat urinary tract infections and avoid recurrence and frequent pain?

How can I naturally cure and treat urinary tract infections and avoid recurrence and frequent pain?

Stay hydrated: There is no sure-fire way to prevent uti's. Some things that may help include: don't wait too long (e.g. Not more than 3-4 hours) between urinations, empty the bladder soon after intercourse, and clean carefully after bowel movements. Although there are no research studies, these are commone sense things that may help reduce the incidence of uti's. ...Read more

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I think I have a UTI but i only have problems peeing sometimes. And im also itching around vagina entrance? How do I cure naturally?

I think I have a UTI but i only have problems peeing sometimes. And im also itching around vagina entrance? How do I cure naturally?

Cranberry Juice: Drinking cranberry juice which contains tannins may have some antibacterial properties. If your symptoms are not improving, see a physician for a urine culture and appropriate antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, my name is Michaela and im thinking i might have a uti. I'm trying to cure it naturally with water and vitamin C is it possible the symptoms stop?

Hi, my name is Michaela and im thinking i might have a uti. I'm trying to cure it naturally with water and vitamin C is it possible the symptoms stop?

Possibly but...: Vit C may help by acidifying urine but try 1000 mg every 2-3 hours for maximum benefit. Over 90% of UTI's are caused by E.coli bacteria and taking D-mannose powder (a type of sugar found in cranberries) is effective for treating those UTI's. See http://www.tahomaclinicblog.com/d-mannose-for-bladder-and-kidney-infections/ Uva Ursi (a herb) can also help. If symptoms don't clear see a doctor. ...Read more

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How can you treat UTI infection naturally, without going to the doctor and receiving antibiotics?

How can you treat UTI infection naturally, without going to the doctor and receiving antibiotics?

There isn't anything: Reliable, but you can try drinking more 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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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

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