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Are there any herbal remedies for cystitis?

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In brief: Many

There are several remedies, most cause the urine to acidify and thus inhibiting bacterial growth, nothing repalces being examined and obtaining an accurate diagnosis and isolating the bacteria so you can obtain the correct antibiotic.
Cranberrys and blueberrys help bacteria not "stick"to the bladder wall.

In brief: Many

There are several remedies, most cause the urine to acidify and thus inhibiting bacterial growth, nothing repalces being examined and obtaining an accurate diagnosis and isolating the bacteria so you can obtain the correct antibiotic.
Cranberrys and blueberrys help bacteria not "stick"to the bladder wall.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Cranberry tablets may prevent cystitis but may not be effective treating it.

In brief: Yes

Cranberry tablets may prevent cystitis but may not be effective treating it.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Not that work

You need antibiotics to cure a uti.
Herbals for constipation if this was a factor in causing our uti, or you became constipated at same time as uti. Cranberry juice or extract, whilst not a herbal, will not cure a UTI but may reduce the risk of future utis.

In brief: Not that work

You need antibiotics to cure a uti.
Herbals for constipation if this was a factor in causing our uti, or you became constipated at same time as uti. Cranberry juice or extract, whilst not a herbal, will not cure a UTI but may reduce the risk of future utis.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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