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Please suggest what foods are good for people with urinary tract infection?

Please suggest what foods are good for people with urinary tract infection?

Hydration is helpful: This helps flush out the bladder. It is reasonable to think that things that acidify the urine (like vit c) might be helpful but there reallly aren't any formal research studies that show effectiveness for other foods. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Please suggest what foods are good for people with urinary tract infection ?

Please suggest what foods are good for people with urinary tract infection ?

Water: 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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Please suggest what foods are good for people with urinary tract infection besides cranberries ?

Hydration is helpful: This helps flush out the bladder. It is reasonable to think that things that acidify the urine (like vit c) might be helpful but there reallly aren't any formal research studies that show effectiveness for other foods. ...Read more

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What fruits are good for people with urinary tract infection besides cranberries ?

What fruits are good for people with urinary tract infection besides cranberries ?

Blueberries: Both blueberries and cranberries have a chemical that may play a role in preventing bacterial adhesion to the bladder cells. ...Read more

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What's a good urinary tract infection treatment at home?

What's a good urinary tract infection treatment at home?

None: Please see a doctor for a proper diagnosis, including culture, if needed, and a prescription for the right antibiotic. ...Read more

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What's a good urinary tract infection at home treatment?

Antibiotics from Dr.: There is no good home treatment other than taking antibiotics. Drink plenty of water and urinate fairly frequently so bacteria are eliminated at close to or at a faster rate than they reproduce. ...Read more

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Is this a bladder infection or urinary tract infection?

Incomplete question: You have not provided enough information to provide an opinion. ...Read more

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How do a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection differ?

How do a bladder infection and a urinary tract infection differ?

UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cystitis, although quit irritating, does not cause systemic symptoms such as fever, body aches etc. Pyelonephritis (also a uti) on the other hand is an infection of the kidney causing significant systemic symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between bladder infection and a urinary tract infection?

Is there any difference between bladder infection and a urinary tract infection?

Yes: All bladder infections are urinary tract infections, but not all urinary tract infections are bladder infections. You could have a kidney infection (pyelonephritis), which would be a uti, but more serious than a bladder infection (cystitis). ...Read more

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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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Urinary (Definition)

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