10 doctors weighed in:
Is there a natural way to get rid of urinary tract infections with out takeing antibiotics ?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Not Worth the Risk
If you truly have a bacterial uti, the risk of permanent damage to the kidney from an untreated infection is not worth the risk of use generally worthless or at best very weak "natural" cures.
Particularly when the right antibiotic always works ( and with rare side effects).

In brief: Not Worth the Risk
If you truly have a bacterial uti, the risk of permanent damage to the kidney from an untreated infection is not worth the risk of use generally worthless or at best very weak "natural" cures.
Particularly when the right antibiotic always works ( and with rare side effects).
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Cranberry Juice
Cranberry juice has some mild antibiotic effect.
So, drinking a lot of the juice may help. It is best to be seen, have the diagnosis established, and receive appropriate treatment with antibiotics.

In brief: Cranberry Juice
Cranberry juice has some mild antibiotic effect.
So, drinking a lot of the juice may help. It is best to be seen, have the diagnosis established, and receive appropriate treatment with antibiotics.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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David Miller
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Nope
If you indeed have a bacterial urinary tract infection, then you gotta kill the bugs, which requires antibiotics.
Probiotics and such can help prevent recurrence but won't kill the bugs once the infection has set in.

In brief: Nope
If you indeed have a bacterial urinary tract infection, then you gotta kill the bugs, which requires antibiotics.
Probiotics and such can help prevent recurrence but won't kill the bugs once the infection has set in.
David Miller
David Miller
Answer assisted by David Miller, Medical Student
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: No
Many urinary tract infections burn themselves out, but why take the chance.
Drinking lots of water and urinating frequently are "natural" processes, but u still need antibiotics.U never know when a UTI will spread to the kidneys where real damage can take place. Cranberry juice or extract may help to prevent recurrent or reinfection but has no effect on an established uti. Please forget "natural".

In brief: No
Many urinary tract infections burn themselves out, but why take the chance.
Drinking lots of water and urinating frequently are "natural" processes, but u still need antibiotics.U never know when a UTI will spread to the kidneys where real damage can take place. Cranberry juice or extract may help to prevent recurrent or reinfection but has no effect on an established uti. Please forget "natural".
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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