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Cure for UTI without antibiotics ?

Cure for UTI without antibiotics ?

Antibiotics: The only proven cure for a bacterial urinary tract infection is antibiotics ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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


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How can I cure bladder infection without antibiotics?

How can I cure bladder infection without antibiotics?

You probably cannot: Cystitis is usually treated with antibiotics for a short period. Would not trust otc products or "natural" remedies. ...Read more

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Could sumycin (tetracycline) antibiotics cure a lower UTI infection (urethra)?

Could sumycin (tetracycline) antibiotics cure a lower UTI infection (urethra)?

Depends on organism: Sometimes tetracycline can treat a UTI. Please check with your doctor. Don't just take old meds that are lying around. ...Read more

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How is a UTI treated without antibiotics?

How is a UTI treated without antibiotics?

Use antibiotics: I am sure that every UTI throughout history was not treated with antibiotics and somehow we survive. The risk of not treating is substantial as kidneys can be damaged permanently or infection can spread to the blood making us critically ill. Cranberry juice and increased fluids may help but get on antibiotics when you really need them, like with a uti. ...Read more

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Can a UTI go away without anibiotics ?

Can a UTI go away without anibiotics ?

Some but why not Abc: Some UTIs resolve without antibiotics, but can take a long time & always with danger of infection spreading to kidneys,which is potentially dangerous. Most people survived UTIs before antibiotic age but some sustained severe kidney damage & some died. My advice is have urine cultured & take appropriately prescribed antibiotic. Cranberry does not cure UTIs, only reduces risk of recurrent UTIs ...Read more

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Can uristat (phenazopyridine) cure a uti?

Can uristat (phenazopyridine) cure a uti?

No: This medication is used to relieve symptoms caused by irritation of the urinary tract such as pain, burning, and the feeling of needing to urinate urgently or frequently. This drug does not treat the cause of the urinary irritation. Need to see physician for proper examination , testing and treatment of urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Could mastitis be cured without taking antibiotics ?

Could mastitis be cured without taking antibiotics ?

Mastitis: This is an infection and is usually bacterial - antibiotics are the correct treatment ...Read more

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How can you cure a bladder infection without antibiotics?

How can you cure a bladder infection without antibiotics?

Should not: The best thing to do is to see your doctor, be appropriately diagnosed and treated. If this is bacterial and untreated it may extent upwards and produce kidney infection. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cure painful urination and prostatitis?

Can antibiotics cure painful urination and prostatitis?

Yes: Antibiotics and analgesics/anti-inflmmatory medications are the mainstay of treatment initially for prostatitis and bladder infections. If caught and treated early, the cure rate is very high. If left untreated for a prolonged period of time, it can progress to chroinc prostatitis. ...Read more

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Can lactocillibus pills cure any bacterial infection?

Can lactocillibus pills cure any bacterial infection?

Probably not: However, use of lactobacillus may help prevent future bacterial overgrowth. If a bacterial infection is present, usually antibiotic treatment is required to eradicate. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vaginosis go away without antibiotics?

Can bacterial vaginosis go away without antibiotics?

Yes: Its an imbalance of bacteria, as long as nothing is altering the bacteria, it may. Additionally vulvar care is very important. No douching, no introduction of soaps or other cleaning agents between the labia. If you have heavy or long menses taking ocp's to shorten them or getting an ablation may help. Avoid tampons, use only presservative free cotton pads, and use cotton underwear exclusively. ...Read more

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Will clindamycin cure gonorrhea?

Will clindamycin cure gonorrhea?

No: Clindamycin is not affective against gonorrhea. It can be used in combination with other medications for pelvic inflammatory disease and certain types of vaginitis. Due to increasing resistance to various medications, gonorrhea treatments are limited. ...Read more

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Do antibiotics like azithromycin permanently cure acne?

Do antibiotics like azithromycin permanently cure acne?

No: They do not permanently cure acne, rather they just control it while you take the medication. ...Read more

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Docs, could a bacterial throat infection be cured without taking antibiotics?

Docs, could a bacterial throat infection be cured without taking antibiotics?

Yes but risky: Say you were on a deserted island and developed a throat infection in time you body would hopefully be able to overwhelm the bacteria and you would clear the infection. Using saline mouth rinses could help but antibiotic reduce the number of bacteria so you immune system gets the upper hand. If you don't take antibiotic you risk the infection getting worse or spreading. ...Read more

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Will clindamycin cure chlamydia?

Will clindamycin cure chlamydia?

Not recommended: Usually this is treated w either azithromycin or doxycyvline... Clinda can be considered as an alternate treatment in complicated infections as an IV INFUSION plus gentamicin IV ...Read more

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How bacterial prostatitis can b diagnosed/treated? I'd 2 months antibiotic course+ab for treating it but no improvements yet. E.Coli found in culture

How bacterial prostatitis can b diagnosed/treated? I'd 2 months antibiotic course+ab for treating it but no improvements yet. E.Coli found in culture

Prostatitis: It is not clear from your question what antibiotic was being used. The prostate is quite resistant to penetration by many antibiotics, and those which get in well do not necessarily treat the causative organism. In addition it is helpful to have frequent ejaculations to clear any obstruction and hot sitz baths also help. If you are not seeing a urologist, would do so now. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
1,967 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more