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.
Non-citrus. Non-acid urine producing fruit, i.E apples, pears, plums, berries, grapes, figs, mangos and nuts are all good for people with utis. Bananas are ok provided you do not get constipated. Pinapple, oranges and all citrus fruits acidify urine + thus irritate bladder lining.

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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...

I'm wondering why are cranberrys useful in UTI (urinary tract infection)?

Some studies. Some studies suggest that cranberry contains a substance that coats the bladder and helps prevent bacteria from sticking to the lining of the bladder thus preventing the formation of a uti. Cranberries also contain vitamin c which helps to make the urine more acidic which also helps to make the bladder more resistant to infection. Read more...

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...

Can cranberry juice help a urinary tract infection?

Cranberry juice. Many people swear by this common practice. But science has not shown any real benefit. It is not harmful to try. Read more...
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...

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...

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...
To prevent UTI ONLY. Cranberry extract attempts to concentrate the anti-oxidant components of cranberry juice in pill form. The tannins present are thought to prevent bacterial attachment. Research has shown equivalent benefit between juice or pill, though there have not been head-to-head studies done. Incidentally, the juice/pill is not effective to treat an active uti. Studies found no benefit in that case. Read more...
Tablets or gelcaps. Cranberry extract is made from cranberries or cranberry concentrate. Cranberries contain proanthocyanidins which interefere with bacterial adherence to bladder lining and may protect against utis. Extract is available as geltabs (schiff) or tablets (azo). Both are quite concentrated and are equivalent of many glasses of juice or coctail withour the calories. Read more...