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What is the best way to get rid of a bladder infection?

What is the best way to get rid of a bladder infection?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics are the best way to treat urinary tract infections. Make an appointment with your primary care physician who will prescribe the appropriate medication for you. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Is yeast infection pills used to get rid of bladder infections?

Is yeast infection pills used to get rid of bladder infections?

No.: Bladder infections are normally caused by bacteria which require the proper antibiotic. This is completely different than yeast infection pills ( which are antifungal). ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting bladder infections what's the best way to prevent them?

Why do I keep getting bladder infections what's the best way to prevent them?

Septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) norfloxacin: Trimethoprim/sulfa (septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or bactrim), norfloxacin, and Nitrofurantoin (macrobid) given in low dose each night before bed are the usual antibiotics used to prevent frequently recurrent uti's. I do not prescribe Nitrofurantoin because of its potentially serious toxicities. ...Read more

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I get bladder infections every month , is there ways to prevent them ?

Yes: You can prevent bladder infections by urinating after you have sex, wiping from front to back, avoiding bubble baths, staying well hydrated. You can also drink cranberry juice regularly or take cranberry tablets - there is something in cranberry juice/tablets that makes it more difficult for bacteria to stick to your bladder wall. ...Read more

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What is the link between bladder infections and sex? I always seem to get bladder infections after having sex. Is this possible? If so, what can I do to prevent them in the future?

Linked.: In some women, the mechanical irritation and potential reflux associated with intercourse can cause urinary tract infections. Drink plenty of fluid, urinate after intercourse, maintain extra special hygiene in an attempt to prevent. If you are post menopausal, topical estrogen may help. ...Read more

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I get bladder infections everytime after sex and I do follow all the rules to prevent i now have a yeast infection from meds. What can I do to preven?

I get bladder infections everytime after sex and I do follow all the rules to prevent i now have a yeast infection from meds. What can I do to preven?

UTI: 1) are thee uti's diagnosed by urine cultures? Many times you can have symptoms similar to UTI and there may be no bacteria involved. You may be taking antibiotics unnecessarily. 2) if not done, you should see a urologist and consider using a prophylactic antibiotic before or after intercourse depending on the frequency of uti's. ...Read more

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Difference in urinary tract, kidney, and bladder infections? Or symptoms? How long does it take to get urine test results? Treatment for 2 year old?

Difference in urinary tract, kidney,  and bladder infections? Or symptoms?  How long does it take to get urine test results? Treatment for 2 year old?

UTi: There is usually no difference between bladder and kidney infection other than fever. Kidney infection tend to have fevers. Other symptoms of kidney infection is vomiting, back pain, more sick-looking. Bladder infections tend to have frequency, pain on voiding and urgency. Results of urinalysis is usually available immediately at the pediatrician's office. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a bladder infection at home?

What do I do to get rid of a bladder infection at home?

With antibiotics: Prescribed by a health care provider after having urine tested to confirm infection. Ideally specimen is sent for culture & sensitivities before starting antibiotics. This would be to confirm that ur on an appropriate antibiotic. In mean time drink lots of water and urinate at least every couple of hours. ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of a bladder infection?

What method is there to get rid of a bladder infection?

Treating a UTI: The best way to treat a bladder infection (UTI) is by going to a physician, having a urine culture sent off and starting on the correct antibiotic to kill the bacteria causing the uti. If you have frequent uti's, see a urologist to make sure you do not have an anatomical problem that is causing you to have them. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a bladder infection? I just need to know how to get rid of one...

How do I get rid of a bladder infection? I just need to know how to get rid of one...

If : If you have a recurrent bladder infection, you should be carefully evaluated. This includes a cystoscopy, urine cytology, physical exam, evaluation of hormone levels if woman, upper urinary tract studies to rule out kidney stones or urinary tract malformations. ...Read more

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Will honey and cinnamon get rid of a bladder infection?

Will honey and cinnamon get rid of a bladder 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 someone tell me how people get rid of a bladder infection without medicine or going to the doctor?

Can someone tell me how people get rid of a bladder infection without medicine or going to the doctor?

Bladder infection: try prevention before sex and after sex. lots fluids after sex. perhaps cranberry juice. cut back on caffeine & nicotine. Kagel exercise. wipe front to back. bathe daily. avoid sex shops perfumes. ...Read more

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Is their any other way to get rid if a bladder infection besides going to a doctor?

If mild may try: Cranberry tabs or juice alternating with ice tea(a day cranberry and the next tea) changes urine environment (ph) from acid to alkali which may help. The yield is not high. Best is to get antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bladder infection once and for all?

Antibiotics: You probaqbly need to see your doctor and get a culture in order to get the antibiotic it is sensitive to. Find out if it is transmitted sexually, if you have urethritis, or if your prostate has been infected. ...Read more

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How do you tell if you have a bladder infection and get rid of it?

How do you tell if you have a bladder infection and get rid of it?

Symptoms &urinalysis: Symptoms: burning on urination, frequency & urgency of urination, urinary malodor, possibly pelvic/lower abdominal or flank pain. Get rid of it with prescribed antibiotics, drink lots of water & empty bladder every hour or 2. ...Read more

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Have brown discharge for 12 days now. It's been 2 months since I took plan B and I had a bladder infection. How do I get rid of the brown discharge?

Vaginal discharge: First it would be necessary to determine the nature of the discharge, and for that you need to be examined. See a doctor and have this assessed. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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. Gary Sandler
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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