Are there any medications that can prevent my recurring bladder infections?

Antibiotics/cranberr. Best to find out if there is any treatable cause for your utis. R u drinking enough? Nightly Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) can prevent recurring bladder infections. Some people find that cranberry juice or cranberry capsules can help to prevent them.
Urinary infections. Chronic urinary infections may be treated, but better to be prevented. Your doctor or a urologist will have suggestions to prevent or treat chronic urinary infections.

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I have reoccuring bladder infections, can I prevent this without using antibitotics?

The following. By urinating after sex to empty bladder, shower not bathe + never use bubble bath.Avoid costipation.Good toilet hygiene: wipe front to back, pull panties, tights + pants down to ankles & spread thighs widely when urinating. (avoids urine trapping in vagina).Don't wear thongs or hold off urination.Healthy diet + drink lots.?Cranberry juice, tabs or gelcaps reduce bacterial adherence to bladder wall. Read more...

I have bladder extrospy I a m constsntly getting bladder infections any suggestions on preventing them?

See below: Drink plenty of water, for cleaning wipe front to back, empty bladder after intercourse. For more info see this site. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/urinary-tract-infection/ds00286/dsection=prevention. Read more...

How to prevent and cure bladder infections?

First why is it? The most important question for bladder infections is why did it happen. Most recurrence is relapse. Could be anatomic issue, colonization with bad bugs, related to intercourse (esp w/diaphragm-spermicide), change in urinary tract mucosa with menopause. Prevention is linked to the cause and once that is known, prevention is strategic working against the causes. Read more...

Bladder infections every month? Is there a way to prevent them?

Consult with doc.. I'd have a consult with your regular doctor about why you're getting so many bladder infections in the first place. If it's associated with intercourse, you can sometimes use a single dose of antibiotics before or after intercourse. You'd want to make sure there's nothing like diabetes or anything anatomic that's predisposing you infections. Read more...

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...

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...
Need more info. Recurrent utis can be difficult to treat. Some people have a genetic predispostion for them. Kidney stones, abnormal bladder emptying and congenital abnormalities can also cause them. If you have recurrent infections, a urine culture should be done every time and culture specific antibiotics should be prescribed. You may need further evaluation by a urologist. Read more...

What to do if I have a bladder infection; what kind of sex lubes should I use to prevent it?

U need antibiotics. Best way to prevent sex related urinary infections is to urinate after sex. No lube will prevent them. Some women, in spite of urinating after sex. Need an antibiotic prophylaxis like Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) capsule after sex. Need to discuss with your dr. If turns out to be necessary. Good luck. Read more...

Do cranberry pills help prevent a bladder infection?

No. For many years, it was believed that cranberry juice could help prevent urinary tract infections. However, more recent research in the past 10 years shows that it has no effect. If you like cranberry juice, drink it as much as you like. But neither juice nor cranberry pills will prevent UTI, so don't waste your money. Read more...

How can I prevent bladder infections after intercourse?

BLADDER INFECTIONS. Void right after. If you need to void prior to intercourse do not completely void and finish soon after intercourse. Then go back and cuddle. Some people need to take a preventative dose of antibiotic w/ intercourse. Drink lots of fluids and don't postpone urination. Read more...
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