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Can there be a natural way to get rid of a urinary tract infection without taking antibiotics?

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Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

There are many things that can be purchased over the counter that are meant to prevent urinary tract infections (typically cranberry based) or to ease the discomfort associated with a urinary tract infection, but after an infection occurs, there are no effective ways of ridding the bladder of the bacterial overgrowth other than an antibiotic prescribed by a health care provider.

In brief: No

There are many things that can be purchased over the counter that are meant to prevent urinary tract infections (typically cranberry based) or to ease the discomfort associated with a urinary tract infection, but after an infection occurs, there are no effective ways of ridding the bladder of the bacterial overgrowth other than an antibiotic prescribed by a health care provider.
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: No good reliable way

Cranberry juice to get rid of utis is a myth.
It may help to reduce risk of utis. This leaves drinking water, emptying bladder + tincture of time. Good luck.

In brief: No good reliable way

Cranberry juice to get rid of utis is a myth.
It may help to reduce risk of utis. This leaves drinking water, emptying bladder + tincture of time. Good luck.
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