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I am prone to kidney stones, infections and bladder infections. To prevent these things how much pure cranberry juice should I drink a day?

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In brief: Cranberry juice

Cranberry juice and tablets have been recommended for uti's.
It may or may not help. It is not recommended for kidney stones. For those two conditions the important thing is to maintain hydration, increase your water intake to keep your urine clear color. How much you drink depends on your size and metabolism. Empty your bladder frequently specially after intercourse, avoid vaginal infections.

In brief: Cranberry juice

Cranberry juice and tablets have been recommended for uti's.
It may or may not help. It is not recommended for kidney stones. For those two conditions the important thing is to maintain hydration, increase your water intake to keep your urine clear color. How much you drink depends on your size and metabolism. Empty your bladder frequently specially after intercourse, avoid vaginal infections.
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Dr. Charles Foulks
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Nephrolithiasis

Kidney stones in women are unusual (men to women, 9 to 1).
Infection with kidney stones is a very serious combination of problems. You need to see a urologist to exclude anatomical problems with the genitourinary (gu)tract and then to see a nephrologist for proper medical management in addition to any surgical procedure suggested by complete exam of the gu tract.

In brief: Nephrolithiasis

Kidney stones in women are unusual (men to women, 9 to 1).
Infection with kidney stones is a very serious combination of problems. You need to see a urologist to exclude anatomical problems with the genitourinary (gu)tract and then to see a nephrologist for proper medical management in addition to any surgical procedure suggested by complete exam of the gu tract.
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